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N.C. State Fairgrounds Events

July 2014


Date Event
* indicates the event is not open to the public
Building Contact Info
every Sat. & Sun. 

The Flea Market is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. Each weekend, the Commercial and Education buildings and the outside grounds are host to hundreds of dealers, craftsmen, and booths.

Tuesdays At Dorton Arena lot Introducing the Flea Market - Every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Commercial & Education Bldgs.
Outside grounds 

Lot south of Dorton Arena at Hillsborough Street
919-899-3532 (919-899-FLEA)
6/27-7/1 *National Camper Travelers Hiram's Tarheels Club Grounds Camping  

NC Structural Pest Control & Pesticides Board Meeting

Martin Building


9 *NC Board of Agriculture Meeting
Martin Building 919-707-3008

State 4-H Horse Show
Free admission to spectators - open to public..
Activities begin at 3 pm - 10 pm on Wednesday; 8 am - 10 pm on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. This 5-day 4-H State Championship Horse Show will featuring over 2600 entries in 123 classes highlighting youth / 4-H members exhibiting their project animals and demonstrating their riding and management skills.

Hunt Horse Complex 


10 *NC Structural Pesticide Exams
Martin Building 919-733-6100

Gem & Jewelry Show
Dealers will offer a variety of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals and beads for show and sale. Rare minerals, giant sharks teeth, and fossils will be on display. Hours are Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission.

Scott Building 941-954-0202
16 *NC Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exams
Martin Building 919-733-6100
18-20 Raleigh Antiques Extravaganza
The 67th Raleigh Antiques Extravaganza - over 125 exhibitors, from Florida to New England, featuring quality antiques and old collectibles. Event Hours: Friday 10 am - 6 pm, Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, Sunday 11 am - 5 pm. Admission $6.50 per day $7.50 weekend pass. Discount admission coupon available. Check our website for more details
Graham Building

336-924-8337 or


Raleigh Coin Club & Stamp Show
Raleigh Coin Club's 38th annual coin and paper money show - biggest numismatic show in NC HAS EXPANDED THEIR 3-DAY PUBLIC EVENT to a LARGER FACILITY- Buy, sell, trade coins, paper money, stamps, tokens, gold, silver and more. Educational exhibits and presentations. Kids welcome - special prize drawings. More than 200 dealer tables - dealer appraisals available.
Friday & Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Admission is FREE.

Exposition Center  919-247-1982

NCHJA " C" Indoors Horse Show
Hunter Jumper Horse Show -Friday through Sunday. Daily show begins at 8:00 am. These shows are hunter horse shows with most of the competitors being from North Carolina. NCHJA "C" Rated. Free spectator admission

Hunt Horse Complex

Joan Petty

19-20 Repticon Reptile & Exotic Animal Show
Repticon is a reptile and exotic animal convention showcasing vendors from around the country offering live animals, animal supplies and related merchandise. Live animals presentations and seminars are presented throughout the show hours.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.  General admission Ages 13 and over is $10; Ages 5 - 12 admission $5, Ages 4 and under admitted free. Special two-day general admission $15. Click on our website for more info:
Scott Building
22-23 * NC DOT Equipment Operators Safety Roadeo Training
Martin Building/ Midway 704-983-4400

Kids Exchange Consignment Sale
Like new clothes, toys and other children's items offered at discounted prices. Most items will be sold at about one third their original value. Register online to sell items! Free Admission!
Items marked 1/2 price Sun. 7/27
Wed. 7/23 - Work Exchange Sale 3 - 8 pm.
Thurs.7/24 - Seller’s Sale 9 am - 8 pm
Fri. 7/25 - 9 am - 6 pm;
Sat. 7/26 - 9 am - 5 pm;
Sun. 7/27 - 10 am - 5 pm

Graham Building & Exposition Center
24-27 Sportscard and Sports Memorabilia 3-Day Show
Over 80 exhibitors will be buying, selling and trading vintage to new sportscards, memorabilia, NASCAR, etc. on over 225 tables! Show Hours: Friday 2 - 7 pm, Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, Sunday 10 am - 4 pm. Admission: $5 daily; Weekend Pass $7. Free admission for Ages 15 and under. Check our website for discount admission coupon.
Scott Building  540-392-2884
26-27 Raleigh Summer Dressage I & II Show
Dressage under saddle classes at all levels, Intro to Grand Prix both days, Sport Horse under saddle and in-hand classes both days.
Hours: 7:30 am -5:00 pm on Saturday and 7:30 am - 4 pm on Sunday. Spectator admission is free.
Hunt Horse Complex - Barn E Ring Event Info: Janine Malone
Participant Info:
Dianne Boyd, Secretary 703-850-9704

*NC Bar Exams

Scott Building Exposition Center 919-828-4886

*Elon University Law School Law Graduate Student Reception
Private Event 11:30 am - 1 pm

Martin Building  

*Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championships

Graham - Hall of Fame Room & Offices

*UNC Law School Law Graduate Student Reception


*NCCU Law School Law Graduate Student Reception


*Wake Forest Law School Law Graduate Student Reception


*Campbell Law School Law Graduate Student Reception




N.C. State Fair, Wesley Wyatt, Manager
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