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
Rabbit & Cavy Show

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.

 

Daily Schedule: May 15-17, 2015

*times are subject to change

Friday, May 15

Noon               
Gates open, Buildings open, Carnival opens

Noon - 9 p.m.      
Unlimited ride wristbands on sale - $20
Individual ride tickets on sale through 10pm

Noon - 7 p.m.  
Adidas Sportswear Sale, Graham Building

Noon - 8 p.m. 
     
Got to be NC Homegrown Fare presented by Lowes Foods, Expo Building, $2 adult admission  
Chicks, Backyard Poultry, Ducklings, Cow Milking Demos, Goats, Yaks, Sheep, Alpacas, Sow & Piglets, Kidz Corral, AgriPlaza (between Graham & Expo)
Pony Rides Open, near Grandstand restrooms  
Island Spring Festival, Graham Building

Noon - 6 p.m.      
Chatlee Marine Boat Show & Sale, Scott Building

Noon - 6 p.m.      
Flea Market outside vendors open

Noon, 3, 5 & 7 p.m.  
Spinning/Fiber demos, Rabbit Barn

12:30, 2:30, 4:30, 6:30 p.m.   
Rabbit hopping demos, Rabbit Barn

1 p.m.                    
Daily antique tractor parade

1, 4, 6 & 8 p.m.   
Pig Races, tractor area

2:30, 7 p.m.         
Lauren Zapeda, Trick Horse, Children’s Barnyard

6:30 p.m.                     
Wake County Sherriff's Canine Unit Dog Demonstrations, Grandstand

1, 4 & 7 p.m.       
Josh Covington in concert, Outdoor Stage

2, 4 & 6 p.m.       
Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show, near Expo Building

2 & 3 p.m.           
Dog Gone Fast Flyball Dogs Demonstration, Grandstand

5 p.m.                    
Lauren Zapeda, Trick Horse Show, Grandstand

4:30 - 7 p.m.        
Gator Wars, Quality Equipment John Deere Contest, Dorton Arena

4 & 7:30 p.m.      
Carousel Farms, Horseback Flag Presentations, Grandstand

8 p.m.                    
Buildings and Exhibits Close

9:15 p.m.             
Fireworks

10 p.m.                  
Carnival Closes, Gates Close
(may extend to 11 p.m. based on crowd)

Saturday, May 16

9 a.m.                    
Gates Open, Outside Attractions Open

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.        
Lineman's Rodeo, Gate 9 area

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.        
Independent Labrador Specialty Dog Show, Holshouser Building

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.        
Flea Market outside vendors open

9 a.m. - 7 p.m.        
Chatlee Marine Boat Show & Sale, Scott Building

9 a.m. - 8 p.m.        
Wake Co. 4-H Horse Show, Hunt Horse Complex

9 a.m. - 8 p.m.        
Pony rides open, near Grandstand restrooms

10 a.m. - 7 p.m.        
Adidas Sportswear Sale, Graham Building

10 a.m. - 8 p.m.      
Got to be NC Homegrown Fare presented by Lowes Foods, Expo Building, $2 adult admission
Island Spring Festival, Graham Building

10 a.m. - 8 p.m.      
Heritage Crafts, Chicks, Backyard Poultry, Ducklings, Cow Milking Demos, Goats, Yaks, Sheep, Alpacas, Sow & Piglets, Kidz Corral, AgriPlaza (between Graham & Expo)

10 a.m., Noon, 3 & 6 p.m.      
Pig Races, tractor area

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.   
Rabbit Judging, Rabbit Barn

10 a.m., Noon, 3, 5, & 7 p.m.   
Spinning/Fiber demos, Rabbit Barn

10:30 a.m., 4 & 7 p.m.       
Nu Blu in concert, Outdoor Stage

11 a.m., 2:30 & 5 p.m.
Lauren Zapeda, Trick Horse, Children’s Barnyard

11 a.m., 3 & 7 p.m.            
Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show, near Expo Building

11 a.m. - 8 p.m.      
Trans Jam BMX Competition, Dorton Arena

Noon - 3 p.m.      
Got to be NC Festival Bluegrass Band Competition, Outdoor Stage

1 p.m.                    
Daily antique tractor parade

2 - 8 p.m.             
Tractor Pull, Grandstand

2:30, 4:30, 6:30 p.m. 
Rabbit hopping demos, Rabbit Barn

8 p.m.                    
Buildings and Exhibits close

9:15 p.m.             
Fireworks

10 p.m.                  
Carnival Closes, Gates Close
(may extend to 11 p.m. based on crowd)

Sunday, May 17

9 a.m.                    
Gates open, Outdoor Exhibits open

9 a.m.                    
Old Time Church Service, Heritage Church

9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.   
Unlimited ride wristbands on sale - $20
Individual ride tickets on sale all day

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.        
Independent Labrador Specialty Dog Show, Holshouser Building

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.        
Flea Market outside vendors open

9 a.m. - 8 p.m.        
NC District 4-H Horse Show, Hunt Horse Complex       
Pony rides open, near Grandstand restrooms

10 a.m.                  
Carnival opens

10 a.m. - 6 p.m.      
Got to be NC Homegrown Fare presented by Lowes Foods, Expo Building, $2 adult admission
Island Spring Festival, Graham Building
Heritage Crafts, Chicks, Backyard Poultry, Ducklings, Cow Milking Demos, Goats, Yaks, Sheep, Alpacas, Sow & Piglets, Kidz Corral, AgriPlaza (between Graham & Expo)

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.    
Rabbit & Cavy Judging, Rabbit Barn

10 a.m. - 7 p.m.        
Adidas Sportswear Sale, Graham Building

10 a.m., Noon, 3 & 5 p.m.  
Spinning/Fiber demos, Rabbit Barn

11 a.m., 3 & 6 p.m.   
North Tower in concert, Outdoor Stage

11 a.m., 2 & 5 p.m.
Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show, near Expo Building

11 a.m., 2:30 & 5 p.m.
Lauren Zapeda, Trick Horse, Children’s Barnyard

11:30 a.m., 2, 4:30 p.m.      
Pig Races, tractor area

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.        
Chatlee Marine Boat Show & Sale, Scott Building

11 a.m. - 8 p.m.      
Trans Jam BMX Competition, Dorton Arena

Noon – 4 p.m.     
Corvette Show, hosted by RTP Corvette Club, beside Expo Building

1 p.m.                    
Daily Antique Tractor Parade

2 - 8 p.m.             
Tractor Pull, Grandstand

2:30, 4:30 & 5 p.m.  
Rabbit hopping demos

6 p.m.                    
Buildings and Exhibits Close

9 p.m.                    
Carnival Closes, Gates Close