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South Mississippi Fair returns to Pine Belt this weekend

This year's fair will feature a total of 31 rides, along with other attractions and food.
This year's fair will feature a total of 31 rides, along with other attractions and food.(South Mississippi Fair)
Published: Oct. 22, 2021 at 4:55 PM CDT
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ELLISVILLE, Miss. (WDAM) - If anyone is looking for something to do this weekend, the fair is back in town!

The South Mississippi Fair opened its gates Friday at 5 p.m. It will take place at the Magnolia Center in Laurel from Friday, Oct. 22 to Saturday, Oct. 30.

Admission is $5 for adults and children under 42 inches get in for free.

This year’s fair will feature a total of 31 rides, along with other attractions and food.

Local bands will perform on the Midway Concert Stage on different days during the fair.

A cattle show will take place in the Magnolia Center at 9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 30.

Below is the complete schedule of events that will take place each day of the fair:

Friday, Oct. 22 – Gates open at 5 p.m.

  • Midway Concert Stage (6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.): The Classix

Saturday, Oct 23 – Gates open at 1 p.m.

  • Armband special (1 p.m. - 3 p.m.): $25
  • Armbands (3 p.m. - 9 p.m.): $35
  • JCATS Lawn Tractor Pull (Mini tractors only)
    • 10:30 a.m. - Weigh In
    • 12:30 p.m. - Event begins
  • Midway Concert Stage (1 p.m. - 4 p.m.): Spinning Top - DJ
  • Midway Concert Stage (6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.): The Classix

Sunday, Oct. 24 – Gates open at 1 p.m.

  • Armbands (2 p.m. - 7 p.m. - Close): $25
  • Midway Concert Stage (2 p.m. - 5 p.m.): Spinning Top - DJ

Monday, Oct. 25 - Gates open at 5 p.m.

  • Open for lunch: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Armband special (5 p.m. - 9 p.m.): $15
  • Midway Concert Stage (5 p.m. - 9 p.m.): Spinning Top - DJ

Tuesday, Oct. 26 - Gates open at 5 p.m.

  • Open for lunch: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Ride special (5 p.m. - 9 p.m.): $2 per ride
  • Midway Concert Stage (6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.): Cadie Calhoun

Wednesday, Oct. 27 - Gates open at 9 a.m.

  • Open for lunch: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Sr. Citizens and ESS Field Trip Day (9 a.m. - 2 p.m.): Exhibits open
  • Armband (5 p.m. - 9 p.m.): $25
  • Midway Concert Stage (6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.): Madewood Street Band

Thursday, Oct. 28 - Gates open at 9 a.m.

  • Open for lunch: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • School Field Trip Day (9 a.m. - 2 p.m.): Exhibits open
  • Armband (5 p.m. - 9 p.m.): $25
  • Midway Concert Stage (6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.): Champagne Jam

Friday, Oct. 29 - Gates open at 5 p.m.

  • Open for lunch: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Armband (5 p.m. - 11 p.m.): $25
  • Midway Concert Stage (6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.): Taste of 59 South

Saturday, Oct. 30 - Gates open at 1 p.m.

  • Armband special (1 p.m. - 3 p.m.): $25
  • Armband (3 p.m. - Close): $35
  • Cattle Show: 9 a.m. - Magnolia Center
  • Midway Concert Stage (1 p.m. - 4 p.m.): Spinning Top - DJ
  • Midway Concert Stage (6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.): Jones & Pine

Visit the South Mississippi Fair’s website for more information.

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