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

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

Carnival Wrist Bands
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

Participant Registration:
Antique Tractors & Equipment
Festival Vendor Application
Bluegrass Competition Entry Form

Got to be NC Homegrown Fare presented by Lowes Foods:
Member Letter
Vendor Application

Official Lodging Partner of the 2015 Got to Be NC Festival

Fairfield Inn and Suites Marriott
Fairfield Inn & Suites Raleigh Crabtree

Reserve your room by May 1 to take advantage of our $74 room rate. Click the link above or call 919.881.9800 and ask for the Got to be NC Festival rate.



During the Festival, the Press Office will be located in the Martin Building inside Gate 9. The Press Office will be open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 15, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 16-17.

News Releases

Got to Be NC Festival offers up plenty of food options

Got to Be NC Festival offers entertainment variety

Got to Be NC Festival offers opportunities to learn about agriculture

Lowes Foods joins 2015 Got to Be NC Festival as title sponsor

Got to Be NC Festival seeks antique tractors, vendors, musicians

Festival Flyer


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