General Information




How can I get a job at the State Fair?

Please note that the N.C. State Fair does not make hiring decisions for the carnival, or independent vendors. We have very little turnover in seasonal employees, but you may fill out an application in the N.C. State Fair Administration Office weekdays 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


How can I work for the carnival?

Contact Powers Great American Midways.

Rides: Joe (919) 634-0763

Food Concessions: Debbie Powers -

Game Concessions: Steve Ianni (813) 781-6347

I would like to be a vendor at the State Fair. Can I get a space?

The Fair is no longer accepting applications for vendors.
There is a very low turnover for commercial space at the N.C. State Fair. We do look for unique products and services to add to the quality vendors already at the fair. The deadlinewas July 1, 2016.


How can I be an entertainer at the State Fair?

To be considered for 2016, please send promotional materials to:

N.C. State Fair Entertainment

c/o Deep South Entertainment
PO Box 17737
Raleigh, NC 27619