DISCOUNTS & SPECIAL DAYS

 

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Tix

Dizzy Pass - $33

 

Advance Sale Only: August 1-October 17

 

Includes:

1 FastTrack Gate Admission Ticket

1 Unlimited Ride Wristband

 

Dizzy Passes are only available online in advance of the Fair and must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17.

 

Each wristband will be valid for one day only during the 2019 N.C. State Fair. Advance sale wristband vouchers will be redeemed at the N.C. State Fair Ride Redemption Tents.

 

Rider must be present at redemption for wristband to be applied.

 

FastTrack Gate Admission skips the ticketing line at all N.C. State Fair gates. FastTrack Gate Admission does not apply to carnival rides, the State Fair Flyer or the State Fair SkyGazer. 

 

Ride Redemption Tents are located near Gate 8, near Dorton Arena and in Kiddieland. Look for the neon green tents with stars on top. Tents will be open on Thursday, Oct. 17 from 12 p.m.-10 p.m. and then daily from 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

 


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Casey's Family 4-Pack - $60

 

Online Advance Sale Only: August 1-October 17

 

Includes:

4 FastTrack Gate Admission Tickets

2 Ride Sheets (18 tickets per sheet)

1 Casey Cardinal Plush Doll

 

Casey's Family 4-Packs are only available online in advance of the Fair and must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17. A voucher will be printed for your Casey Cardinal plush. Bring the voucher to the official State Fair store, "The Nest," to pick up your Casey. Located in the lobby of the Expo Center, "The Nest" is open Thursday, Oct. 17 from 12 p.m.- 9:45 p.m. and Friday, October 18-Sunday, Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. - 9:45 p.m.

 

FastTrack Gate Admission skips the ticketing line at all N.C. State Fair gates. FastTrack Gate Admission does not apply to carnival rides, the State Fair Flyer or the State Fair SkyGazer. 

 

Ride Redemption Tents are located near Gate 8, near Dorton Arena and in Kiddieland. Look for the neon green tents with stars on top. Tents will be open on Thursday, Oct. 17 from 12 p.m.-10 p.m. and then daily from 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

 


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Tix

 

Kegs, Corks & Pop Pass - $17/$12/$5

 

Online Advance Sale Only: August 1-October 17

 

OPTION 1 - $17

1 FastTrack Gate Admission Ticket

1 Our State Public House Admission ticket with your choice of two 8oz. N.C. craft beer samples or two 3oz. N.C. wine samples.

 

OPTION 2 - $12

1 FastTrack Gate Admission Ticket

1 Our State Public House Admission ticket with your choice of one craft soda.

 

OPTION 3 - $5

Additional craft soda tickets can be purchased for $5 each.

 

Kegs, Corks & Pop Passes are only available online in advance of the Fair and must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17.

 

This offer is limited to one admission to the Our State Public House per person, per day. ID is required to redeem passes that include beer or wine. Access to the Public House building is limited to those 21+.

 

FastTrack Gate Admission skips the ticketing line at all N.C. State Fair gates. FastTrack Gate Admission does not apply to carnival rides, the State Fair Flyer or the State Fair SkyGazer. 


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State Fair Flyer - Chair Lift

 

Advance Sale: August 1-October 17

$4 one-way or $7 round-trip*

 

At the Fair or Online: October 17-October 27

$5 one-way or $8 round-trip*

 

State Fair Flyer tickets do NOT include admission to the N.C. State Fair and are not valid for carnival rides or the State Fair SkyGazer.

 

State Fair Flyer tickets purchased online may be redeemed at the State Fair Flyer.

 


State Fair Flyer Package - $30

 

Online Advance Sale Only: August 1-October 17

 

Includes:

2 FastTrack State Fair Gate Admission Tickets

2 Round-Trip State Fair Flyer Tickets

 

State Fair Flyer tickets are not valid for carnival rides.

 

State Fair Flyer tickets purchased online may be redeemed at the State Fair Flyer. This package is only available online in advance of the Fair. This package must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17.

 

FastTrack Gate Admission skips the ticketing line at all N.C. State Fair gates. FastTrack Gate Admission does not apply to carnival rides or the State Fair Flyer.


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State Fair SkyGazer - 155' Ferris Wheel

 

Advance Sale: August 1-October 17

$6

 

At the Fair or Online: October 17-October 27

$7

 

State Fair SkyGazer tickets do NOT include admission to the N.C. State Fair and are not valid for carnival rides. State Fair SkyGazer tickets purchased online may be redeemed at the State SkyGazer.

 


State Fair SkyGazer Package- $14

 

Online Advance Sale Only: August 1-October 17

 

Includes:

1 FastTrack Gate Admission Ticket

1 State Fair SkyGazer Ticket

 

State Fair SkyGazer tickets are not valid for carnival rides.

 

State Fair SkyGazer tickets purchased online may be redeemed at the State Fair SkyGazer. This package is only available online in advance of the Fair and must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17.

 

FastTrack Gate Admission skips the ticketing line at all N.C. State Fair gates. FastTrack Gate Admission does not apply to carnival rides or the State Fair Flyer.


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Tools For Schools Program - $$ For Your School

 

Online Advance Sale Only: August 1-October 17

 

Stay tuned for participating school systems in August!

 

For every Adult FastTrack Gate Admission Ticket purchased using a school code, the State Fair will donate $2 to the school. For every Child FastTrack Gate Admission 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 Tools for Schools link. This promotion is only available online in advance of the Fair. Tickets must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17.

FastTrack Gate Admission skips the ticketing line at all N.C. State Fair gates.

 

FastTrack Gate Admission does not apply to carnival rides, the State Fair Flyer or the State Fair SkyGazer.

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DMD

Daily Military Discount

 

Active-duty service members, reservists, retirees, National Guardsmen and their dependents (ages 13-64) pay only $8 daily at the gate. That’s a 38% 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 available in advance of the Fair at our retail locations at Gate 9 at the State Fairgrounds, The N.C. Museum of History and the State Farmers' Market. You must present proper identification at the ticket window to receive this discount. A valid identification must be presented for each discounted ticket. This offer is NOT available online or at Food Lion.


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


FF

Friday, October 18 - $8 Admission

Student Discount with School ID or Report Card

 

Students can take advantage of a $8 admission ticket by presenting their school identification or recent (2018/2019) report card at the ticket booth. 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.


DHH

Monday, October 21

 

One of the best days of the year! We celebrate Day of Hope & Happiness with Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Carolina by hosting families fighting childhood diseases with an all-expenses paid, memory-packed day at the Fair.

 

At the end of the day, we hope we have created a special time in these families’ lives...a time where sickness is forgotten, and families are reconnected.


SCD

Tuesday, October 22

 

While seniors age 65 and over get in free every day of the Fair, on

Tuesday, Oct. 22, they can also enjoy a free Bojangles' breakfast and entertainment at the Senior Citizen Fun Festival. The event will take place in Dorton Arena from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Handicap parking is available on a first come, first served basis outside Gate 10. Access the parking lot via Blue Ridge Rd. Overflow parking and overflow handicap parking will be available at Carter Finley Stadium (Gate A). Trams will be available to move fairgoers from the parking lot to Dorton Arena. Buses may drop off passengers at Gate 1, the closest gate to all the activities in Dorton Arena and then move to Carter Finley Stadium for parking.


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Wednesday, October 23

 

The N.C. State Fair will pay tribute to members of the U.S. Military for their service to the country on Wednesday, Oct. 23.

 

Join us for the Military Appreciation Parade at 11 a.m. Starting in the carnival midway, the parade will make its way through Kiddieland, past the Scott Building and back through the carnival midway.

 

Be sure to check out all the military displays at the Grandstand. Say hello and show your support to YOUR North Carolina National Guard as they display many types of military equipment. Get up and close to a real Abrams Main Battle Tank, a Bradley Fighting Vehicle, a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, a Heavy Equipment Truck, Mini-C-130 Aircraft and much more, all located at the Grandstand area until 6 p.m.

 

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources will also have historical interpreters in the North Dorton Arena Lobby as well as on the lawn outside Dorton Arena walking you through military battles through the ages.

 

Military Appreciation Day

Waterfall Stage Activity Schedule

Noon - Military Appreciation Day Program

12:30 p.m. - 440th Army Band

2:30 p.m. - Historical Uniform Revue presented by the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

4 p.m. - 440th Army Band

6 p.m. - 440th Army Band 


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FLF

Thursday, October 24

Bring 6 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 4.8 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.