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Fulton County Fair coming up July 23 – 28

The Fulton County Fair in Salem, Ark will be held July 23 – 28. The fair will bring back Johnson Brothers Amusements out of El Dorado Arkansas for the 3rd year with several

new rides.  Advance armband tickets for the carnival rides are now on sale at Shaver Plumbing and Hardware, FNBC Community Bank at the Salem, Bank of Salem at theSalem, North Arkansas Electric Cooperative and Hill’s Auto Sales in Salem and at Tri-County Farm and Ranch in Ash Flat. They are also available at the Fulton County Fair Office located at the fairgrounds or they can be purchased online and paid with a credit card at

Advance sale tickets are $20.00 each and are good for Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights and will be honored from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. for all rides. Armbands purchased at the fair will be $25.00.  The armband does not cover the regular fair gate admission or games. Advance tickets can be redeemed at the carnival ticket office for the armbands.

Discount tickets will be on sale until 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25.

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Fair entries information:

Fulton County Fair officials remind exhibitors that entries should be pre-registered  by July 15th to expedite check-in and give fair officials time to prepare entry tags, judging sheets, and exhibit space. All Creative Arts exhibits will check in on Monday, July 23rd. Entry

Follow the link for online entries on the fair website at The computer program does not save passwords so exhibitors will need to select a new password. The online entries will shut down at midnight on July 15.

Creative Arts and Livestock Tabloids, including rules and entry information, are also available on the fair website. Exhibitors are encouraged to visit the fair website and get a complete entry list for exhibits. There are several new exhibits and some special contests with additional prize money.

Exhibitors can enter five special contests in addition to regular fair entries. They are the Beta Sigma Phi Pie Baking Contest, VFW Auxiliary Patriotic Art Contest, Pacesetting Times “This is Fulton County” Photography Contest, and King Arthur Flour Baking Contest.

Creative Arts exhibitors who do not have access to a computer can come to the fairgrounds  and we will enter the exhibits for them or complete a paper entry form and get it to us before July 15th.. Livestock entries must be made online.

July 15th is also the entry deadline for the Fulton County Fair Pageants, Photogenic Contests and Youth Talent Contest. Entry forms and rules are available on the fair website. All entries must be entered by the deadline.

For help on fair entries contact the Fulton County Fair Office at 870-895-5565 or email

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