The Pensacola Interstate Fair has released its entertainment lineup as it prepares for its 88th season.
The fair will run from October 20-30 and includes a wide variety of rides, live music, shows, exhibits and food.
Headlining the 10-day event schedule are Pensacola’s White Tie Rock Ensemble, Joe Nichols, Parmalee, Creedence revived, Headgames Tribute to Foreigner and more.
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In addition to live music, the fair is bringing Puppy Pals to Pensacola. This is a comedy, stunt dog show featuring adopted and rescued dogs performing for the audience. The daily show runs at 6pm and 8pm Monday to Friday and there are additional show times at 1, 4 and 8pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Also new to the fair is the Wolves of the World show. This is a traveling wolf pack presented by the Sandlofer family that spotlights the gray wolf and explains their history. This daily show runs at 5pm and 7pm Monday to Friday and has additional showtimes at 2pm, 5pm and 7pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
His return is Cirque Ma’Ceo, a dynamic and highly talented acrobatic variety show. Guests can watch aerialists, archers and fire dancing. Daily show times are 5pm and 7pm Monday to Friday and 1.30am, 4.30pm and 6.30pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Here is the full schedule:
- October 20 at 7:00pm – Cat Country 98.7 radio station presents the Cat Country BIG Lip Sync Battle Finals, a showdown with about a dozen local acts battling it out from the stage to see who will be crowned the 2022 Lip Sync Champion .
- October 21st at 7:30pm – The following night, Creedence Revived – A Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute Band, will take the stage to perform CCR hits such as, “Born on the Bayou,” “Bad Moon Rising,” “Willy and Poor Boys” and “Lucky Boy”.
- October 22 at 7:30pm – Head Games: A Tribute to Aliens will rock the stage with all the glitz and glam that the 70s and 80s Alien eras are known for. Expect hits like, “Cold as ice”, “Hotblooded”, “Feels like the first time” and “I want to know what love is”.
- October 24th at 7pm – Don’t miss the 4-H Youth and FFA Steer Show taking place in the Livestock Arena. The Leaders Show gives teens and tweens the opportunity to showcase the leaders they have grown over the past six months.
- Plus – A mainstay of country music for more than two decades, Joe Nichols will take the stage Monday night. Nichols bridges the gap between country music’s old-school roots and its contemporary era. An artist who is both timely and timeless, Nichols has amassed a half-dozen No. 1 and Top 10 hits, from his first hit, “The Impossible,” to his single on top of the list, “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall.” Off, on the 2021 Home Run.
- October 26 at 7pm – Come out and support 4-H Youth by bidding on an annual FFA Livestock Auction from the Livestock Arena. The public is invited to attend and/or purchase a wheel. About 20-30 drivers will be auctioned this year, so don’t miss out!
- October 27 at 3:30pm and 7:00pm – The Beach Buoys – a Beach Boys tribute band – will bring their ’60s-inspired surfer sounds to the stage twice on Thursday as part of our Day of special assessment for the elderly.
- October 28 at 7:30pm – Pensacola’s White Tie Rock Ensemble will present a tribute to two rock giants, Van Halen and Styx. White Tie is a local group of musicians who recreate classic rock albums with a classic approach. Expect to hear Van Halen’s mega hits like, “Hot for Teacher,” “Panama” and “Jump,” as well as some Styx fan favorites like “Come Sail Away” and “Renegade.”
- October 29 at 7:30pm – Platinum-selling country music group Parmalee will perform their hits. Comprised of brothers Matt and Scott Thomas, cousin Barry Knox and lifelong friend Josh McSwain, the North Carolina natives recently returned to the top of the charts with their No. 1, “Just the Way.” Their new romantic single, “Take My Name,” from their new album, For You, is now at Country radio.