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Alachua County Fair

Gainesville, FL
October 19 - October 27, 2018
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The 2018 Alachua County Fair kicks off on Friday, October 19th at the fairgrounds in Gainesville for 9 days of family fun! The fair features agricultural and animal shows and exhibits, midway entertainment including Lance Gifford Magic & Illusion Show and Fearless Flores Thrill Show, a midway with carnival rides and games for all ages, a wide selection of delicious food, and much more.

Discounted advance sale admission tickets are on sale at the fairgrounds box office from October 8th to the 18th.

The fair has several admission and rides specials throughout the week including $2 Tuesday on October 23rd where Parking is $2, Admission is $2, Rides are $2 each, and select food items are $2 each. See the fair’s information page for a complete schedule of specials.


  • Monday – Thursday: 5pm – 10pm
  • Friday, October 19th: 5pm – 1am
  • Friday, October 26th: 12 noon – 1am
  • Saturdays: 12 noon – 11pm
  • Sunday, October 21st: 1pm – 10pm


  • $8 per person
  • See the fair’s website for a full schedule of admission specials

Event Sites & Contact

Vendor Info

Vendor and sponsorship forms can be found at the Alachua County Fair’s vendor page.


Alachua County Fairgrounds, 3100 NE 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32609

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