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We are interested in showcasing the best of North Carolina's products and people. If you would like to be considered for space as one of our outdoor vendors during the Got to be NC Festival, please fill out the application below and return it (with photos of your set-up) by April 1, 2015. 

2015 Got to Be NC Festival Outdoor Vendor Application


Introducing the
2015 N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock
Scholarship Program

The N.C. State Fair will be awarding up to 24 scholarships valued at $2,000 each in 2015 to youth who have exhibited a livestock animal at the N.C. State Fair, regardless of breed, class or show placement. Completed applications are due to the N.C. State Fair or postmarked by 5:00 p.m. on April 1, 2015.

You may download the application package here:
2015 N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarship Application

If you have questions, please contact Neil Bowman at or 919.270.7094.

Mark your calendars for future fairs:
  • Oct. 15-25, 2015

  • Oct. 13-23, 2016

  • Oct. 12-22, 2017

Let us host your next event! Expo Center set for dinner for more than 300.

Why choose the State Fairgrounds?
  • We can accommodate any size show, conference or exhibit.
  • Easy access from all major highways.
  • Our prices are reasonable.
  • RV hook-up access available (except during State Fair).

Read more about hosting events at the fairgrounds>>


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Mailing Address: 1010 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1010
Physical Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raleigh NC 27607
Phone: (919) 821-7400; FAX: (919) 733-5079