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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.

2015 N.C. State Fair Junior Market Steer Tag in Dates, Locations and Info Package

April 17
Western NC Ag Center, Fletcher, NC: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

May 4
Leon Brickhouse Farm, Elizabeth City, NC: 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.

May 5
Eastern NC 4-H Livestock Arena, Tarboro, NC: 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.

May 6
Sampson County Livestock Arena, Clinton, NC: 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.

May 7
NCSU Beef Educational Unit, Raleigh, NC: 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.

May 9
Dixie Classic Fairgrounds, Winston-Salem, NC: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

You may download the tag in dates and locations here:
Junior Market Steer Tag In

You may download the information package/forms here
(you must bring these with you to be eligible to tag in)
Junior Market Steer Forms


Announcing the
2015 N.C. State Fair Vendor/Supplier Application Package

The N.C. State Fair is now accepting applications for vendors and suppliers. Completed applications are due to the N.C. State Fair Administration Office by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.

You may download the application package here:
2015 Instructions for Application
2015 Vendor Application
2015 Supplier Application

The N.C. State Fair will be held October 15-25, 2015, in Raleigh, NC. If you have questions about the vendor/supplier application process, please contact Letrice Midgett at or 919.839.4502.

Expo Center set for dinner for more than 300.

Let us host your next event!

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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Phone: (919) 821-7400; FAX: (919) 733-5079