The 3rd Annual Pulaski County Fair has announced that it will return to the North Little Rock Riverfront Park, beginning Friday, May 19, running through Monday, May 29. Presented by Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort, the Pulaski County Fair will feature nine days of fun, food and entertainment suitable for the entire family.


The fair will open its gates daily from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. on weekdays and 12 p.m. -11 p.m. on weekends and Memorial Day. The only days the fair will be closed are Monday, May 22 and Tuesday, May 23. Admission is set at $5 for adults, and free for children 12 and under.


Attendees can look forward to an assortment of rides by purchasing an all-day wristband for $25, which will grant them unlimited access. Single-ride tickets will also be available $1 each. Pre-sale, all-day carnival wristbands will also be available for $22 in advance at the North Little Rock Welcome Center, located at 600 Main St., Suite 120. Normal hours of operation for the welcome center are Monday- Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.


The P.B.J. Happee Days Shows carnival midway will also be showcased at the Pulaski County Fair, including rides, games, a petting zoo, novelty and arts vendors and a selection of adult beverages. This year’s fair will also offer a lineup of live entertainment on the main stage, from May 25 through May 29. This includes a Thursday night, May 25 kick-off with Cliff and Susan Prowse, Friday, May 26 Rock & Blues Night and the much-anticipated official Yadaloo Country Music & Arts Festival on Saturday, May 27. Sunday, May 28 will feature a vibrant Hispanic Heritage Day and the grand finale will take place on Memorial Day with a Military Tribute and Open Jam.


2023 Pulaski County Fair Entertainment Schedule 

  • Thursday, May 25 Kick Off
    7-9 | Cliff & Susan
  • Friday, May 26 Rock & Blues
    6:30-7:15 | Jess Hoggard Band
    7:30-8:30 | Fonkey Donkey
    8:45-10 | Oreo Blue
  • Saturday, May 27 Yadaloo Music & Arts Festival
    2:30-3 Kish Moody
    3:15-3:45 Huckleberry Jam
    4:00-4:45 Eli Adams
    5:05-5:50 Cam Shelton
    6:15-7:00 TRIPPP
    7:30-8:30 Buddy Jewell
    9:00-10:15 David Adam Byrnes
  • Sunday, May 28 Hispanic Tribute
    4-6 DJ: Oscar Jimenez
    6-6:30 Shaw Revolver
    6:45-7:45 Grupo Prohibido
    8-9:30 Gauyuverz Musical
  • Monday, May 29 Memorial Day Open Jam
    3-6 Open Jam lead by Cliff & Susan | Military Tribute

“In our third year, we’ve added an additional weekend and Memorial Day. There are more rides and new vendors while bringing back the popular petting zoo, multicultural entertainment and, of course, great food and fun for all ages,” Susan Erwin Prowse, one of the organizers, said.


According to a news release, a portion of the proceeds from the fair will go toward benefiting North Little Rock Parks & Recreation, supporting its mission to provide exceptional recreational opportunities and services for the community to enjoy.


Visit the Pulaski County Fair website for more information about this year’s event or click here to buy a ticket to Yadaloo Arts & Culture Festival. AY About You is a proud sponsor of the 3rd Annual Pulaski County Fair.