North Gila County Fair In Payson Sept. 10-12

Thursday night is free, Friday-through-Sunday admission is just a dollar for everyone ages 3 and older, with parking also a bargain at $5 for a full day of carnival rides, classic fair food, exhibits, a livestock auction, live music and more at the Northern Gila County Fair at the Payson Event Center. Admission and parking are both free on Thursday, when fair hours are 5 - 9 p.m., with a talent show starting at 6 p.m.

Friday and Saturday admission and parking fees apply (still a smokin’ deal at $1 and $5, respectively) and hours are both days are from 8 a.m.  – 11 p.m. Don’t miss the Gymkhana on Friday, Sept. 11 at 5 p.m., the livestock auction Saturday, Sept. 12 at 4 p.m., horse show Friday and Saturday Sept. 11 and 12 at 9 a.m.; and a mounted shooting competition is Saturday at 5, continuing Sunday at 9 a.m.
Entertainment includes

• John Fitzsimmons magic show - four performances Sept. 11

• Dan Meyer Sword Swallower

• Live Music with FOG, Incidental Bluegrass, Six Gal’N Hat - and the Rim Country Arizona Old Time Fiddlers Association

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