South Plains Fair Opens Soon, Here’s What You Need To Know
It is one of the best time of the year again, The South Plains Fair is back and there are some stuff you need to know.
The fair's preview night will kick off on Thursday, September 21st, 2022 with Buck-a-Ride night from 6 to 11 p.m. This is a great time to go for families, with free parking and admission, and $1 rides all night long.
The actual South Plains Fair is scheduled to start on Friday, September 22 at 8:30 a.m. and will run until September 30.
The big thing to note for this year is that the fair now has a clear bag policy. All bags must be clear plastic, vinyl, or a small clutch and are subject to search.
They have also done some improvements on the fairgrounds such as 8 covered seating areas throughout the park.
The fair changed the website/ticketing company so now you can purchase admission online ahead a time and use credit cards at the gate.
Last year they added beer and wine stations and this year they expanding the beer locations and making them bigger and brighter so that they stand out. There is a new food vendor El Meson Del Maestro, doing tacos.
Adults, 13 and over: $10.00
Children ages 2 – 12: $5.00
Kids ages 1 and under: Free
Parking: $5.00 per car
Gates of Operation:
Sunday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Fridays: 8:00 a.m. – Midnight
Saturdays: 8:00 a.m. – Midnight
Carnival Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday: 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Fridays: 3:00 p.m. – Midnight
Saturdays: 11:00 a.m. – Midnight
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Paid Admission and Parking Times
Monday – Friday: 1:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
“Special Nights” are offered at The South Plains Fair.
They are: Thursday, September 21st from 6:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.: Buck-A-Ride Night All rides $1
Sunday, September 24th Family Day: Kids 17 and under admitted free before 9:00 p.m.
Monday, September 25, Veterans Day: Veterans get in the gate for $5.
Tuesday, September 26, Senior Citizen’s Day: People 60 years or older get in the gate for $5.
$2 Tuesday: Each ride is $2
Thursday, September 28, College Night: Present your current college ID and enter the gate for $5.
Thursday, September 28 is also Wristband Day: $40 Wristband to ride unlimited rides from 3:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
1 Ticket for $1.50
11 Tickets for $15.00
22 Tickets for $25.00
55 Tickets for $55.00
Free Ground Entertainment:
HYPNOTIST RON DIAMOND: Monday – Friday Magic 5 pm Hypnosis at 9:15 pm and Saturdays & Sunday Magic 4 pm, Mental Magic 6:30 pm, and Hypnosis 9:15 pm
ROCK-IT THE ROBOT: Monday – Friday at 4:30 pm, 6:30 pm & 8:30 pm and Saturdays & Sunday from 2 pm, 4 pm, 6 pm & 8 pm
KID BUCK$ GAME SHOW: Monday – Friday at 4 pm, 6 pm & 8 pm and Saturdays & Sunday at 2 pm, 5 pm & 8 pm
BRUNO’S TIGERS: Monday – Friday at 3 pm, 4:30 pm & 7 pm and Saturdays & Sunday at 1 pm, 3:30 pm & 7 pm
JASON D’VAUDE – THE CIRCUS MAN: Monday – Friday at 4 pm, 6:30 pm & 8:30 pm and Saturdays & Sunday from 2:30 pm, 5:30 pm & 8:30 pm
STILT WALKERS: Monday – Friday at 3:30 pm, 5:30 pm & 7:30 pm and Saturdays & Sunday at 3 pm, 5 pm & 7 pm
EXTREME RAPTORS: Monday – Friday at 3:30 pm, 5:30 pm & 7:30 pm and Saturdays & Sunday at 1:30 pm, 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm
You can find out more about their fair on their official website. The South Plains Fair is located at 105 E Broadway in Lubbock, Texas.