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Did you know that more than 2 million people visit the North Carolina State Fairgrounds annually? While planning your trip, please consider staying on-site or at one of the following hotel partners for your stay. For additional resources, please visit the Raleigh Convention and Visitor's Bureau.

North Carolina State Fairgrounds
1025 Blue Ridge Road,
Raleigh, NC 27607

Please note: Limited camping access is available during the month of October and certain event weekends. Avoid the commute, relax and enjoy the North Carolina State Fairgrounds' newly expanded campgrounds. With 100 newly updated, full-service sites, and an additional 200 sites on the grounds, we are equipped for all your RV camping needs. Rental cost for a 24-hour period effective August 1, 2015 is $30 per unit EXCEPT during the month of October the rate is $35 per night per unit for any RV space. Spaces are first come, first served with no advance reservations taken. Check in upon arrival by calling 919-612-6767.
Updated sites feature:
50 amp Full Service Hook-up
Free Wi-Fi
24 Hour Security
Trailer Dump Stations

Hampton Inn

Hampton Inn Raleigh - Cary

201 Ashville Avenue, Cary, NC 27518
(919) 859-5559

• Complimentary hot breakfast buffet
• Spacious guest rooms which all include mini-fridges and microwaves
• Clean and Fresh® Hampton Bed

• Complimentary WiFi
• 24 hour convenience shop
• Seasonal outdoor pool
• On-site, 24 hour fitness center

• Free Parking, Flat Lot for trailers

For Discounted Reservations: CLICK HERE

For Group Blocks 5+ rooms contact, the Sales Office at (919) 859-9758


Homewood Suites Raleigh - Crabtree Valley
5400 Homewood Banks Drive, Raleigh, NC 27612
(919) 785-1131

• Complimentary hot breakfast buffet
• Complimentary evening social Monday - Thursday (Light meal, beer & wine)

• Spacious 2-room suites with fully equipped kitchens
• Complimentary WiFi

• On-site, 24 hour fitness center
• 24 hour Suite Shop
• Seasonal outdoor pool
• Laundry Facilities (Coin and Valet)

• Free Parking, Flat Lot for trailers

For Discounted Reservations: CLICK HERE

For Group Blocks of 5+ rooms, contact the Sales Office at (919) 785-3489


Hyatt Place - Raleigh West
710 Corporate Center Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27607
(919) 233-2205

•   Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet served daily

•    Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet

•    Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service

•    24/7 Food available for purchase

•    Oversize sleeping rooms with separate sitting and sleeping areas

HI Express Holiday Inn Express & Suites SW
3741 Thistledown Dr. Raleigh, NC 27606
(919) 854-0001
Book Your Reservation Here

Located off of I40 (Exit 295 Gorman St.) yet nestled in the suburbs of Raleigh. Strategically located minutes from downtown Raleigh, Cary and the NC State Fairgrounds. Each of our rooms boast a 55" Smart TV with complimentary premium movie and sports channels, mircrowave, refrigerator, Keurig coffee maker, and in room safes. In addition, we offer complimentary ample parking, an extensive patio area with grills, indoor pool and spa and onsite fitness center with a myriad of workout equipment. Let's not forget our four legged family members, they are welcome too. Call our front desk for rates for our furry friends.


Courtyard Cary Crossroads
5730 Dillard Drive, Cary, NC 27511
(919) 297-2555
Use this link to book the rate for N.C. State Fair Preferred

Opening September 2021!

Enjoy the perfect blend of modern comfort & convenience at the New Courtyard Raleigh Cary Crossroads.  Our property offers easy access to US-1, I-40, I-440 and RDU International Airport, only 6.5 miles to the NC State Fairgrounds. Our unique location is centrally located close to Research Triangle Park, Downtown Cary, NC State University, and Raleigh City Center. Discover the surrounding area with over 70 shops, restaurants, and an IMAX Regal movie theater right outside our doors. Rest & recharge in our spacious guest rooms equipped with a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker and TVs equipped for Netflix and Hulu.  Enjoy waking up to your favorite Starbucks coffee and healthy breakfast options in The Bistro. You will stay productive in our lobby’s flexible workspaces providing fast and free Wi-Fi.  Explore our expansive fitness center featuring Peloton workouts and wind down from your day on our outdoor patio featuring a heated salt-water pool and fire pit.  We look forward to welcoming you to the “new standard of travel!”  


Best Western Cary Plus
1722 Walnut Street, Cary, NC
(919) 481-1200
Use promo code FAIR

•   Completely renovated in 2015 with over $2 million in upgrades!

•   FREE Hot Breakfast Buffet with Yogurt Station

•   On-Site Fitness Center

•   Seasonal Outdoor Pool

•   Complimentary Wi-Fi & Free Parking

•   Extended Stay Suites with Full Kitchenettes Available!




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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