Cape Fear Fair and Expo attracted more than 40K over 10 day stretch


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Rides, foods, and animals of all shapes and sizes brought out thousands of people to this year’s Cape Fear Fair and Expo.

The fair wrapped up on Sunday after ten days at the airport.

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Fair Manager Skip Watkins says around 40,000 people came out this year. That’s without the benefit of Sunday which was closed due to the weather.

Watkins said they nearly had a one night record this past Saturday with more than 8,000 people attending.