Get ready to have a blast at The Fourth Annual Pulaski County Fair, taking place this May 17-19, 22-27. Returning to North Little Rock Riverfront Park, the fair is situated alongside the picturesque banks of the Arkansas River, which is a perfect backdrop for the tradition enjoyed by Pulaski County. With nine days of endless fun, food and entertainment for the entire family to enjoy, Oaklawn Hot Springs is the proud presenter of the Pulaski County Fair. 

 

 “We are excited to be headed into our 4th year of our county fair in the most populous county in the state of Arkansas, Pulaski County,” Susan Erwin Prowse, Pulaski County Fair Marketing Director, said.

 

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Admission to the park is $5 for adults, and children 10-and-under get in for free. Unlimited-ride daily wristbands can be purchased in advance for $22 at North Little Rock Tourism until Friday, May 17, and can be purchased at the fair gates for $30. Guests can also purchase single-ride tickets for $1 each, with each ride requiring 3-7 tickets.

 

 

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What’s offered?

The fair will be open weekdays from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., and weekends from 12 p.m. – 11 p.m. Visitors can also enjoy a trip to the fair on Memorial Day from 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Featuring P.B.J. Happee Days Shows carnival midway, the 2024 Pulaski County Fair will have over 20 thrilling rides, a variety of entertaining games, a petting zoo, novelty vendors, an array of food options and live music on the main stage. New this year, the fair will have a BMX sporting feature as well as a beer garden with live music and adult beverage offerings.

 

“You’re going to experience all of the past excitement, as well as new additions!” Prowse said. “We’ve added a new BMX feature, beer garden and more rides to our 9-day fair. A new ride this year is ‘The Fireball,’ which will take riders upside down.” 

 

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Music schedules/lineup: 

This year, live music can be found at both the Main Stage and at the Beer Tent. Theme nights/days will take place at the Main Stage, and will include music from a variety of genres, while the Beer Tent will host several acoustic acts. 

 

At the Main Stage: 

  • May 23: Kids Night with mömandpöp
  • May 24: Blues Night with John Calvin Brewer
  • May 25: Country Night with Eli Adams 
  • May 26: Hispanic Tribute Day with Guayuver’z Musical
  • May 27: Memorial Day Tribute with Cliff & Susan

 

At the Beer Tent: 

  • May 17: Joe Darr from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. 
  • May 18: Jacob Yuarbrough from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. 
  • May 19: Amber Violet from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. 
  • May 23: Joe Darr from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • May 24: Joe Darr from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. 
  • May 25: Joey Fanstar from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. 
  • May 26: Joey Barrett from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. 

 

 

A portion of this year’s fair proceeds will be donated to North Little Rock Parks & Recreation, in support of its ongoing mission of providing exceptional recreational opportunities and services for the community. 

 

To learn more about this year’s event, visit the Pulaski County Fair website, and to follow along all the fair fun on Facebook, Instagram and X – and be sure to use #thepulaskicountyfair when sharing your experiences!

 

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