Western Carolina Fair is an award-winning fair.
- Best Advertising Award – SC Association of Fairs
- ADDY- Golden Ticket – Best Guerrilla Marketing – Bronze
- ADDY- Poster – Silver
- International Association of Fairs Expositions – 3 First Place Awards
- Best Merchandise – SC Festival & Events
- Overall Marketing & Promotional Item (Peanut Boxes) – SC Association of Fairs