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At 155 feet, the tallest mobile Ferris wheel in North America is coming to the N.C. State Fair in October!
The new Ferris wheel towers 62 feet over Dorton Arena and will sit between the historic arena and Hillsborough St. with a panoramic view of over 15 miles. Tickets are $6 in advance or $7 once the Fair begins. This attraction will not be included in the list of rides eligible for the unlimited ride wristband.

Vendor App

The N.C. State Fair is now accepting applications for vendors and suppliers.
Deadline: July 1, 2019
Download the vendor instructions and application here.
Download the supplier instructions and application here.

Dorton Arena

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Future N.C. State Fair Dates
October 17-27, 2019
October 15-25, 2020
October 14-24, 2021
October 13-23, 2022

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N.C. State Fair, G. Kent Yelverton, Manager
Mailing Address: 1010 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1010
Physical Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh NC 27607
Phone: (919) 821-7400; FAX: (919) 733-5079


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