Flower & Garden Exhibits


Departments "E01" thru "E06"


Superintendent: John Buettner


Open to all Residents of North Carolina.


Show Dates

First Show: October 12-15, 2017

Second Show: October 16-18, 2017

Third Show: October 19-22, 2017

Flower arrangements & design, cut foliage, cut herbs, and cut flowers can be entered in each flower show.


Exhibits will be accepted in the Flower House Building on the fairgrounds, enter through Gate 6 off Youth Center Road. For check-in days and times by show, consult the Competition Rules. Fairgrounds Map


Online Entry Deadline: September 25, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

Paper Entry Deadline: Must be postmarked by 5 p.m. or hand delivered by 4 p.m. on September 25, 2017.


IMPORTANT: Miniature roses should be entered by the first letter of their name rather than by color.


Register your entries online by clicking on the blue box to the left.

At the end of your online registration, don't forget to click 'SUBMIT'. If not, your entry/entries will not be received.


Paper entry registration is now open. Click on the orange box to the left to download the entry form.


Entries may be mailed to:

N.C. State Fair Entry Office

1010 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699

Entries may be hand delivered to:

N.C. State Fair Entry Office
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607



Lot number category descriptions appearing online are abbreviated due to space limitations. Refer to the online premium book for a complete description of all lot number categories in each department before registering online.


Exhibitors who choose not to disclose their full Social Security Number at the time of registration (paper entry forms or online), even if they have submitted an entry in the past, forfeit any and all premium monies they may be entitled to.


For more information, contact the N.C. State Fair Entry Department at (919) 839-4515.