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 Festival
Food, Wine & Beer Expo Registration:

Vendor Application

Official Lodging Partner of the 2014 Got to Be NC Festival

Fairfield Inn and Suites Marriott
Fairfield Inn & Suites Raleigh Crabtree

Or, call the hotel directly:
Ask for the Got to be NC Festival rate and enjoy a room for just $69.00 per night!

Special rate available for reservations made until May 3, 2014

Click here for group rate reservations


Got to Be NC Festival Sponsors 2014

Interested in a Festival Sponsorship for the 2014 Festival?
Contact Shelley Dawkins:
Phone: (919) 839-4520 or Fax: (919) 733-5079

The Got to Be NC Festival Sponsorship Program provides opportunities to meet your company’s marketing needs. The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services hosts this unique 3-day event visited by more than 75,000 people in 2013. Partnering with us signals your commitment to community, fun and education, and your commitment to the great agricultural roots of this state. 

Thank you to our current sponsors!




Wal Mart

Quality Equipment


Official Lodging Partner of the
2014 Got to Be NC Festival

Kitchen Craft
Carolina Pig Jig
Vacation Village