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N.C. State Fair Division



Join your friends and family for three great days of down-home celebration North Carolina-style at the Got to Be NC Festival at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. 



Calling all concessionaires, food trucks and novelty owners: we've got indoor and outdoor space for you. Take a look at our instructions and application below and be part of the hottest festival in the Triangle!


Application Deadline: April 1, 2023

Application Instructions

2023 Got to Be NC Festival Vendor & Concessionaire Application


The Got to Be NC Festival is now accepting vendor payments online by visiting: You will need your invoice number and online payment validation code which is located in the upper right hand corner of your invoice. Your application must be approved by the Got to Be NC Festival Commercial Space Administrator prior to any payments made online.


With over 500 events year-round, we've got just what you're looking for!

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Cattle Wash

2023 N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Schlarship Application Now Available!

Instructions and Full Application
Application Deadline: March 1, 2023


Aerial Fair 2019

Future N.C. State Fair Dates

October 12-22, 2023
October 17-27, 2024
October 16-26, 2025
October 15-25, 2026


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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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