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 will include a variety of rides, live music, shows, exhibits and food.
The 10-day event schedule features Pensacola’s own White Tie Rock Ensemble, Joe Nichols, Parmalee, Creedence Revive, Headgames Tribute to Foreigner and more.
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In addition to live music, the fair is bringing Puppy Pulse to Pensacola. It is a comedy, stunt dog show featuring adopted and rescued dogs for the audience. The daily show runs Monday through Friday at 6 and 8 p.m. with additional showtimes on Saturday and Sunday at 1, 4 and 8 p.m.
The fair also features a new Wolves of the World show. This is a traveling wolf pack presented by the Sandlofer family that spotlights gray wolves and tells their history. The daily show runs Monday through Friday at 5 and 7 p.m. and has additional showtimes on Saturday and Sunday at 2, 5 and 7 p.m.
Making its return is Cirque Ma’Ceo, a dynamic and highly-talented acrobatic variety show. Guests can watch aerialists, crossbow performers and fire dancing. Daily showtimes are 5 and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1:30, 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
Here is the full schedule:
- October 20 at 7pm – Cat Country 98.7 Radio Station presents the Cat Country BIG Lip Sync Battle Finals, a showdown of nearly a dozen local acts who will duke it out on stage to be crowned the 2022 Lip Sync Champion.
- October 21st at 7:30pm – The following night, Creedence Revival – A Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute Band will take the stage to perform CCR’s hits such as, “Burn on the Bay,” “Bad Moon Rising,” “Willie and the Poor Boys, ” and “Fortunate Son.”
- October 22 at 7:30pm – Head Games: A Tribute to Foreigner will rock the stage with all the flash and glam that Foreigners of the 70s and 80s are known for. Expect to jam to hits like “Cold As Ice,” “Hot Blooded,” “Feels Like The First Time,” and “I Wanna Know What Love Is.”
- October 24 at 7pm – Don’t miss the 4-H Youth and FFA Steer Show in the Livestock Arena. The steer show gives pre-teens and teenagers a chance to exhibit the steers they have raised 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 both timely and timeless, Nichols has had half a dozen No. 1 singles and 10 Top 10 hits, from his first hit, “The Impossible,” to his chart-topping single, “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall.” Off, 2021’s “Home Run.”
- October 26 at 7pm – Come out and support 4-H youth by bidding on steers at the annual FFA Livestock Auction from the Livestock Arena. The public is invited to attend and/or purchase a steer. About 20-30 steers will be auctioned this year, so don’t miss out!
- October 27 at 3:30 and 7pm – The Beach Buoys – a Beach Boys tribute band – will bring their 60s-inspired surfer sounds to the stage twice as part of our special Senior Appreciation Day on Thursday.
- Oct. 28 at 7:30 pm – Pensacola’s White Tie Rock Ensemble will present a tribute to two rock legends, Van Halen and the Styx. White Tie is a local group of musicians who recreate classic rock albums with a classical approach. Expect to hear Van Halen’s mega hits like, “Hot for a 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 band, 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 single, “Just the Way.” Their romantic new single, “Take My Name”, off their new album, For You, is at country radio now.