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

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:

Food Lion Local Goodness Marketplace Application

Indoor/Outdoor Vendor Application

Carolina Bluegrass Battle Application

Antique Farm Equipment Registration

Heritage Arts Corner Application

Become a Sponsor

Food Lion Local Goodness Marketplace Vendors


Visit our vendor and sponsor pages for 2020 information and applications!
The 2020 Got to Be NC Festival will be held at the N.C. State Fairgrounds May 15-17, 2020.
Application deadline for vendor consideration is March 1, 2020.

North Carolina food companies, breweries and
wineries will be sampling and selling some of
the most delightful flavors North Carolina has to
offer in the Food Lion Local Goodness Marketplace.
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