State Fairgrounds Facilities
Gov. James E. Holshouser Building
The Gov. James E. Holshouser Building was built in 1971 to
serve the needs of the N.C. State Fairgrounds. Year-round
the Holshouser Building hosts festivals, small conferences and trade shows,
meetings, social events, and many other
types of events.
in 1975, renovated in 1997
This facility is mechanically heated, but is not air conditioned. Circular shape with windows around eave and exhaust fans assist with cross-ventilation. Floor fans are also available to assist with air circulation.
900 for a banquet or 1,200 for a conference arrangement
circular - 66' radius (see building
for exhibitions, small trade shows, meetings or conventions
entrances and restroom facilities
cost: $900 per day or 10 percent of gross sales
taxes, whichever is greater
services, such as staging, tables, chairs, electrical
hookups, etc., are available for an extra fee.
At a glance
||1,200 conference style.
900 banquet style.
Enclosed covered porch.
One roll-up door.
Support services available.
||$900 per day or 10% or ticket gross,
whichever is greater. Discounted rate for access days other than event days.