Deals and Discounts

 

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Thursday, Oct. 12 - 150th Kickoff

The N.C. State Fair is EXCITED to announce our plans for our 150th Kickoff Day - Thursday, October 12!
1) $1.50 admission!
2) $1.50 portions from participating food vendors!
3) WRAL  Button Bonanza: The first 15,000 fairgoers through the gates will receive a commemorative button!
4) Each hour, State Fair staff will hand out 150 free ride passes and other prizes to fairgoers wearing their button!

Thursday, October 12th is going to be a GIANT way to kickoff a milestone year! The Fair is a great deal any day, but you can't beat this!!

Admission tickets will be available from 3 p.m. (opening) through 9:45 p.m. when our ticket booths close. Tickets MUST be purchased at the gates, an nd are not available in advance. Tickets MUST be used on Thursday, Oct. 12, and will not be valid any other day of the Fair.


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Unlimited Ride Wristbands

Wristbands are now available every day of the Fair!

 

$25 in advance of the Fair, online only until 11:59 a.m. on Thursday, October 12. Each wristband will be good for one day only and will be redeemed at the N.C. State Fair Ride Redemption Tents. Wristbands may be purchased at the advance rate ONLINE ONLY.

 

$35 online once the Fair begins, or purchased at a midway ticket booth.

Each wristband will be good for one day only. Wristbands do NOT include the State Fair Flyer.

 

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Family 4-Pack

Family 4-Pack - $44

Start a new family tradition! Bring out the whole family with this package!

 

Includes:

4 adult admission tickets

2 ride sheets (18 tickets per sheet)

 

Family 4-Packs are only available online in advance of the Fair. They must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12.

 

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Mini Pass

Mega Fan Mini Pass - $30

Can't get enough of the Fair? This is for you!

 

Includes:

Mini Pass allows the bearer admission any 5 days of the Fair. The pass is only valid for one scan per day. Multiple scans per day are not permitted.

 

Mini Passes are only available online in advance of the Fair. They must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12.

 

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SFF

 

State Fair Flyer

Soar above the midway lights on our BRAND NEW State Fair Flyer. Traverse the carnival from the west end "Orville Terminus" near the Scott Building down to Gate 8 via the "Wilbur Terminus" as you watch the magic of the midway below your feet!

 

Pricing

Advance Tickets: $4 one way, $7 round trip. These tickets are available online only through 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12.

 

During the Fair: $5 one way, $8 round trip. These tickets are available at the State Fair Flyer ticket booth at each of the two terminus points.

 

NEW TICKET PACKAGE FOR 2017!

Purchase 2 State Fair admission tickets and 2 round trip State Fair Flyer tickets for only $26!

 

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One Way Tickets

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Round Trip Tickets

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State Fair Flyer Package


WCPSS

 

Click here to download your

WCPSS School Code

Wake County Schools Promotion

Support your Wake County Public School by purchasing tickets in advance of the N.C. State Fair with your school code.

 

For every adult ticket purchased using a school code, the State Fair will donate $2 to the school. For every child ticket purchased using a school code, the State Fair will donate $1 to the school.

 

To support your school, simply enter your school code under "Membership" at check-out on the WCPSS Admission Ticket link. This promotion is only available online in advance of the Fair. Tickets must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12.

 

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DMD

Daily Military Discount

Active-duty service members, reservists, retirees, National Guardsmen and their dependents (ages 13-64) pay only $6 daily at the gate. That’s a 44% discount! Proper identification (outlined below) must be presented at the ticket window to receive this discount. One valid identification is required per discounted ticket.

 

Additionally, veterans are offered the same discount for themselves, plus one discounted ticket for a guest or dependent, for a total of two tickets at the reduced rate. Proper identification (outlined below) must be presented at the ticket window to receive this discount.

 

This offer is not available online or in advance. You must present proper identification at the ticket window to receive this discount. A valid identification must be presented for each discounted ticket.


Identification accepted for discount:

  • Valid Uniformed Services ID

  • Valid Common Access Card (CAC)

  • Valid North Carolina Driver’s License with Veteran Designation

  • Valid Veteran's Affairs Health Identification Card
  • Photocopy of valid DD-214 Form

  • Photocopy of valid NGB-22 Form


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Friday, Oct. 13

Student Discount with School ID or Report Card

 

Students can take advantage of a $5 admission ticket by presenting their school identification or recent (2016/2017) report card at the ticket booth. That's a 50% savings off the gate price! These tickets are not available online or in advance. One ticket may be purchased per student ID at the reduced price. All applicable local and state sales taxes are included in your purchase price.


FLHRD

 

FLF

Thursday, Oct. 19

Bring 5 cans of food and get in free!

 

Food Lion Hunger Relief Day at the Fair is one of the largest one-day canned-food drives in the state, held each year to benefit the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. Since 1993, more than 4.4 million pounds of food have been donated by fairgoers. Food Bank volunteers and employees of Food Lion and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will exchange cans for Fair tickets at each admission gate.