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N.C. State Fair Division

The N.C. State Fair is operating under Governor Cooper’s Executive Order 215: Lifting
COVID-19 Restrictions to Reflect New Public Health Recommendations. While face coverings are not required, we respect those who are continuing the practice of wearing face coverings in public settings. Click here for the full text of Executive Order 215.


NC State Fair
We're Back! Check below for important updates, forms and procedures as we prepare for the 2021 N.C. State Fair!



Interested in working at the N.C. State Fair? We're NOW HIRING! Check out the link below for the application package, and come on out to our next Job Fair on July 30-31!
Application Onboarding Package


Comp Book General                   Comp Book Livestock
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October 6-10 – N.C. State Fair Hunter Jumper Show
Show Information: (2021 info coming soon)
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October 13-16 – N.C. State Fair Saddlebred Show
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October 18-24 – N.C. State Fair Minis, Mules, Donkeys, Draft, Extreme Trail, Open and Youth Shows
Show Information: (2021 info coming soon)

Livestock News

Get All Your Livestock Info Here!
pring 2021 Newsletter
July 2021 Newsletter

Fair Fun

As we alter our lives in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, take a look at some fun you can have from the comfort of home!

Check it out.

Aerial Fair 2019
Future N.C. State Fair Dates
October 14-24, 2021
October 13-23, 2022
October 12-22, 2023
October 17-27, 2024


With over 500 events year-round, we've got just what you're looking for!
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N.C. State Fair, G. Kent Yelverton, Manager
Mailing Address: 1010 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1010
Physical Address: 4285 Trinity Rd, Raleigh NC 27607
Phone: (919) 821-7400; FAX: (919) 733-5079


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