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N.C. State Fairgrounds Events

October 2020


*indicates the event is not open to the public

Building Contact Info
every Sat. & Sun. 

Each weekend, the Commercial and Education Buildings and the outside grounds are host to hundreds of dealers, craftsmen, and booths.

Commercial & Education Bldgs.
Outside grounds

919-839-4560 or click on our website for complete info:
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House of Raeford Pre-Order Bulk Chicken Sale

40 lb. party wings: $75
40 lb. boneless breast: $50
40 lb. drumsticks: $25
40 lb. bone-in thighs: $15
40 lb. tenders: $57

Place your order here:

Upper Bunn Field Parking Lots off Trinity Road House of Raeford

N.C. State Fair
The 2020 NC State Fair has been canceled

N.C. State Fair Food Event

10 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. daily

Enter the Fairgrounds at Gate 9 off Trinity Road and park in the midway area. Walk up the hill towards Dorton Arena and you can't miss our collection of fair food vendors. Grab your favorites and head back home to enjoy your tasty treats!This event is take-out only.

There will be no gathering allowed.Social distancing and face coverings are required.Some vendors may accept credit cards, but most will be cash-only.An ATM is available on the east side of Dorton Arena. Please leave your pets at home.

Location Address
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607

Click here for a full menu for each featured vendor:



Unleashed's Spring Fling

Unleashed's Annual Spring Fling dog and cat fundraiser features local vendors and local area rescue groups and non-profits. Shop for a good cause and meet adoptable dogs and cats. Visit the food trucks for goodies too. Bring the whole family, including the fur-kids and for 2020, dress them up for Halloween too!

Event Hours
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Customers should enter the Fairgrounds via Gate 6 off Youth Center Rd.and travel straight up the hill toward Heritage Circle or Gate 9 Off Trinity Rd. and make an immediate right around to Heritage Circle.

More information:

Heritage Circle
Tobacco Pavilion
Upper Garden

Amy Phinney


Sports Card, Memorabilia & Comic Book Show
Large Assortment of Vintage to Modern Sports Cards, Memorabilia, Comic Books, Supplies, Wax Boxes, Non-Sports, Gaming and Much More!

Event Hours
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday

Event Admission
$5 Adults (12 & Under Free)
Cash, Paypal & Credit Card ($10 or more)

Holshouser Building

Michael Christopher


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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