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 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:
919.881.9800
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 Daily Schedule
May 16-18, 2014

FRIDAY, MAY 16
12:00 p.m.                   
Gates, Buildings and Carnival Open

12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
$20 Unlimited-Ride Wristbands on Sale, Carnival Ticket Booths
(Friday wristbands good until closing Friday night)
Single tickets may also be purchased all day.

12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Got to be NC Food, Wine & Beer Expo, Expo Bldg. $2 Adults
Heritage Crafts, Animals and Kidz Zone, Agri-Plaza
Pony Rides, near Dorton Arena

1:00 p.m.                  
Daily Tractor Parade

1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. 
Pig Races, Tractor Area

1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Leon Jacobs, Jr. in concert, Outdoor Stage

2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Lumberjack Show, Dorton Triangle

2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Flyball Dog Demonstrations, Grandstand

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
John Deere Gator Wars , Dorton Arena

4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Flag Presentations on Horseback presented by Carousel Farms, Grandstand

8:00 p.m.                 
Buildings and Exhibits Close

9:15 p.m.

Fireworks

10:00 p.m.             
Carnival Closes*, Gates Close*
*may extend to 11:00 p.m. based on attendance

SATURDAY, MAY 17
9:00 a.m.                    
Gates and Outdoor Exhibits Open.

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lineman’s Rodeo, Inside Gate 9

9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Heritage Crafts, Animals and Kidz Zone, Agri-Plaza
Pony Rides, near Dorton Arena

9:30 a.m.
Carnival Tickets Available for Sale

10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. 
Pig Races, Tractor Area

10 a.m.
Carnival and Buildings Open

10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Got to be NC Food, Wine & Beer Expo, Expo Bldg. $2 Adults

10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
BMX Trans Jam Bicycle Competitions, Dorton Arena

11:00 a.m., 3:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Lumberjack Show, Dorton Triangle

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. or until the BBQ runs out!                
Masonic Carolina Pig Jig, beside Expo Bldg., $15 sampling pass

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Got to Be NC Festival Bluegrass Band Competition, Outdoor Stage

1:00 p.m.                  
Daily Tractor Parade

2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Antique Tractor Pull, Grandstand

5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Leon Jacobs, Jr. in concert, Outdoor Stage

8:00 p.m.                 
Buildings and Exhibits Close

9:15 p.m.

Fireworks

10:00 p.m.             
Carnival Closes*, Gates Close*

*may extend to 11:00 p.m. based on attendance


SUNDAY, MAY 18
9:00 a.m.                    
Gates and Outdoor Exhibits Open.

9:00 a.m.
Old Fashioned Hymn Sing and Preaching at Heritage Circle

9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Pony Rides, near Dorton Arena

9:30 a.m.
Carnival Tickets Available for Sale
$20 Unlimited-Ride Wristband available until 7:00 p.m.
Single tickets may also be purchased all day.

10 a.m.
Carnival and Buildings Open

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Got to be NC Food, Wine & Beer Expo, Expo Bldg. $2 Adults
Heritage Crafts, Animals and Kidz Zone, Agri-Plaza

10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. 
Pig Races, Tractor Area

11:00 a.m., 2:00 and 5:00 p.m.
Lumberjack Show, Dorton Triangle

11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Leon Jacobs, Jr. in concert, Outdoor Stage

12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Lifted and Custom Truck Show, Tractor Area

12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
BMX Trans Jam Bicycle Competitions, Dorton Arena

1:00 p.m.                  
Daily Tractor Parade
featuring Lifted and Custom Trucks

2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Garden Tractor and Lawnmower Pull, Grandstand

6:00 p.m.                 
Buildings and Exhibits Close

8:00 p.m.             
Carnival Closes, Gates Close