• Friday, October 30th - Sunday, November 8th

Well known as one of the longest running events in the Port City area, the annual Cape Fear Fair & Expo has been going strong for decades, and is one of the most fun celebrations that the town of Wilmington has to offer. Taking over the grounds of the Wilmington Airport, this expansive festival features rides, exhibits, food, shows, and entertainment al all varieties to create a truly memorable experience for fun-loving visitors of all varieties.

The Cape Fear Fair & Expo always has a lot to offer attendees, and visitors should expect to spend a full day or evening exploring the many things to see and do. Though the detailed line-up of events and attractions changes from year to year, newcomers can expect to find special animal exhibits, stunt shows, kid-friendly games and activities, live entertainment and music, and amusement park rides for all ages. Food and game vendors will be on hand serving up traditional fair “fare,” and there’s also a number of competitions that are open to the public, like horticultural or agricultural-themed contests. A great event for all ages, the annual Cape Fear Fair & Expo is an engaging event that offers an endless array of ways to have a ball.