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Carnival at the Mall

June 3 @ 4:00 PM - June 12 @ 5:00 PM

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 The James E. Strates Shows, founded in 1923 and one of North America’s leading outdoor amusement providers, is bringing back the fun and excitement of the classic American carnival back to Hickory, North Carolina. The Valley Hills Mall Summer Carnival is scheduled to open at the Valley Hills Mall (1960 Highway 70 SE) THIS Friday, June 3rd and continues until Sunday, June 12th.

This family-friendly event will feature over 20 state-of-the-art thrill rides, a Kiddieland designed especially for children, delicious fair food and challenging games of skill. Midway favorites include the “Monkey Maze,” “Dream Wheel,” “Sky Flyer,” and the enduring family favorite, a carousel. The Valley Hills Mall Carnival will offer the freshest, most tantalizing foods with incredible, mouth-watering aromas in the air. From out-of-this-world funnel cakes dusted with powdered sugar to French fries drizzled with vinegar, fairgoers will be sure to enjoy favorite foods and beverages.

The Fair opens at 4pm Monday thought Friday and 1pm on Saturdays and Sundays.  Closing times vary based on weather conditions and midway capacity. Parking is free and gate admission is free. Fairgoers will be able to take advantage of several money saving, unlimited ride offers that include $25 pay-one-price ride wristband Monday to Thursdays and $30 pay-one-price ride wristband Fridays to Sundays. Learn more at: www.facebook.com/ValleyHillsMallCarnival.


June 3 @ 4:00 PM
June 12 @ 5:00 PM