Schedule

Festival Map

Festival Gate Hours
Friday: Noon – 10 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Building and Exhibit Hours
Friday: Noon - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Carnival Hours
Friday: Noon – 10 p.m.*
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.*
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

*May extend for one hour based on attendance

Fireworks
Friday: 9:15 p.m.
Saturday: 9:15 p.m.

Carnival Wristbands
Friday: Purchase from Noon to 9 p.m.,
Good all day for unlimited rides
Sunday: Purchase from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.,
Good all day for unlimited rides

Be a Part:
Antique Farm Equipment Registration

Become a Sponsor

Homegrown Marketplace presented by Lowes Foods Vendors

Official Lodging Partner of the
Got to Be NC Festival

Holiday Inn - Crabtree Valley
Holiday Inn - Crabtree Valley


 

Fairgrounds Events

The N.C. State Fairgrounds hosts countless special events during the year. In addition to the Got to Be NC Festival, the fairgrounds is hosting the following events the weekend of May 18-20: Adidas Warehouse Clearance Sale, Buckhead Betties Outlet Sale, Chatlee Marine Boat Show and Sale, Independent Labrador Specialty Dog Show, Wake County 4-H Horse Show, and North Central District 4-H Horse Show.

Heritage Crafts Corner
Heritage Crafts

Friday: Noon - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Graham Building

free admission

Visit our Heritage Crafts Corner where crafters from our State Fair Village of Yesteryear will transport you back in time. Demonstrations will include: corn shuck dolls, pocket pillowcases, traditional loom spinning, alpaca fiber spinning, manual wood lathe turning, fiddle making, traditional paper folding, reclaimed wood decor and more!

Buckhead Betties Outlet Sale

Buckhead Betties


Thursday: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m
Friday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Graham Building

free admission

Boutique style apparel, beach bags & cover-ups, tote bags, travel accessories, home decor & organization, jewelry, hats & so much more - all up to 70% off retail prices.
www.thebuckheadbetties.com

Adidas Warehouse Clearance Sale

Adidas Warehouse Clearance Sale


Thursday: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m
Friday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Graham Building

free admission

Huge savings on Adidas apparel, footwear and accessories. Best prices of the year!

Chatlee Marine Boat Show & Sale

Chatlee


Friday: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Scott Building

free admission

Large selection of saltwater, skiffs, ski & deck boards to choose from...a boat for every budget!
www.chatleeboats.com 

Independent Labrador Specialty Dog Show

Lab

Saturday and Sunday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Holshouser Building

free admission

www.rdlrc.com

Raleigh Flea Market

RFM

Saturday and Sunday
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Commercial & Educaiton Building and Grounds
free admission

The Raleigh Flea Market at the Historic State Fairgrounds has been a Triangle tradition since 1971. This fun, family-friendly atmosphere draws tens of thousands of shoppers every weekend. The flea market showcases more than 600 vendors, offering everything from antiques and collectibles to handicrafts, furniture, homemade goodies, clothing, jewelry, and…well, the list just goes on and on!

www.raleighfleamarket.com

Wake County and District 4-H Horse Show

Wake Horse


Wake County 4-H Horse Show, Saturday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
North Central District 4-H Horse Show, Sunday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Hunt Horse Complex

free admission

40th annual Wake County 4-H Horse sponsored "Open all Youth Horse Show" and North Central District Horse Show. Hunter, Western, Non-trotting & Dressage classes.