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N.C. State Fairgrounds Events

June 2018

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Every Sat. & Sun. 

The Flea Market is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. Each weekend, the Commercial and Education buildings, the Shoppes at Dorton and the outside grounds are host to hundreds of dealers, craftsmen, and booths.

Commercial & Education Bldgs.
Outside grounds 
919-899-3532 (919-899-FLEA)
1-3 Capital Dressage Classic
Recognized dressage equestrian competition - dressage through FEI - vendor fair
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Friday & Saturday and Sunday. This is a FREE spectator admission event.
Hunt Horse Complex

Sandy Donovan


Raleigh Bottle Club Antique Bottle & Collectibles Show
Displays with bottles for show and sale. Event Hours 9 am - 2:30 p.m. Admission is $3.

Martin Building 919-801-8151 or 919-781-6339
2 The Fallen Outdoors East Coast Banquet Exposition

Robert Brewer

2-3 North Carolina Junior Beef Roundup
Youth Livestock Show including steer and breed shows, showmanship competition, skill development, leadership development, and family activities that involve cattle. The North Carolina Junior Beef Round-Up is planned and run by a group of juniors from throughout North Carolina, their breed advisors, the Purebred Breeders Council, the North Carolina Cattlemen's Association and the NCSU 4-H and Youth Livestock Department. Event competition begins Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 a.m.
Graham Building

Event Information:

Participant Registration:
Brent Jennings

2-3 Old North State Antique Gun & Military Collector Show
Antique guns, U.S. and foreign military arms and memorabilia exhibited, bought, sold, and traded - WWI, WWII, Civil War, and other conflict bought, sold and traded. Hours are Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults, $1 for children 7 -12 and free for children age 6 and under.
Scott Building Richard Shields
5 *NC Structural Pest Licensing Exams
Martin Building 919-733-6100
5 *Commissioner's Employee Update
Meeting starts at 11::00 a.m. on Tuesday
Exposition Center 919-707-3000
5-6 *NC OSC: 2018 OSC Tax Compliance Summit
This event is related to CPE and Foreign National Tax Compliance. Registration Required. Summit starts at 8::00 a.m. on Tuesday and concludes 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday.,gov
Scott Building
6 *NC Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exams
Martin Building 919-733-6100

Raleigh Money Expo™
Raleigh Coin Club’s 45th annual coin, currency and stamp show – the biggest money show in the Carolinas!  Buy, sell and trade coins, paper money, stamps plus gold, silver and more.  Free educational seminars on Friday and Saturday, plus educational exhibits all weekend!  Special “Kid’s Zone” with games and free coin and stamp prizes.  More than 160 dealer tables offering US and World collectibles.  Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Admission is FREE. Food donations for Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina accepted.
Visit for more event information.

Exposition Center
8-10 Gem & Jewelry Show
Dealers will offer a variety of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals and beads for show and sale. Rare minerals, giant sharks teeth, and fossils will be on display. Hours are Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission.
Scott Building  941-954-0202


*NC DOT Division 5 Roadeo
Martin Building/ Midway 919-477-2814

14 *Home Builders of Raleigh-Wake County Triangle Battle of the Builders
This event is not open to the public.
Scott Building

Tarheel Triple Classic Quarter Horse Show
An AQHA Show for registered quarter horses. Classes offered are Western Pleasure, Trail, Walk Jog, Horsemanship, Reining, Ranch Riding, and Western Riding and on Saturday only is Barrels.. Halter, Showmanship, English Walk Trot, Hunter Under Saddle, and Equitation are also included June 15-17. Start time 8 am. NCQHA Jamboree June 14-17. All events free spectator admission. to Man Expo

Hunt Horse Complex Registration/Participation
Event Info: 919-894-2973 Susan Daniels


Great American Tiny House Show
Productions by Design/AMP Expos the latest in tiny house living with Tiny Homes, Container Homes, Modular Homes and Portable Structures. Additional exhibits will include building equipment, tools, supplies, real estate brokers, accessories, travel destinations and recreational products. Event Hours: Saturday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Admission at the door $10 - Ages 13+ and $5 for Military/Veterans/Seniors.
Click on our link for more information.

Exposition Center




The Man Expo II
North Carolina's epic men's event - the Triangle's largest Man Cave - everything a man wants and needs under one roof! Offering the latest in electronics, automotive, travel, gaming, fitness and health, grooming, gadgets, crnurday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m and Sunday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Special VIP Session experience (includes admission to Man Expo) $35 available while they last for Saturday or Suday. Admission $12 at the door - Ages 13+ and $5 for Military/Veterans/Seniors. Family friendly event~ Advance Tickets on sale -click below!

Graham Building

Info: 919-882-3733
Exhibitors and sponsors:
16-17 96th North State Toy & Hobby Show
Antique to modern collectible toys, including diecast and plastic models, Star Wars, Hot Wheels, Yu-gi-oh, Lord of Rings, Sci-Fi toys, western toys, and other collectibles. Over 70 exhibitors buying, selling & trading! AUTOGRAPH GUESTS: TBA. EVENT HOURS: Saturday 9 am - 4 pm and Sunday 10 am - 4 pm. Admission is $5 daily - Weekend pass $7. Age 15 and Under admitted Free.
Scott Building 540-392-2884
16 *Family Graduation Celebration
This event is not open to the public. Private family event.

Martin Building  
20 *NC Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exams
Martin Building 919-733-6100
21 *Commissioner's FPICFAC Meeting
Food Processing Innovation Center Fully Advisory Committee Meeting
Graham - Hall of Fame Room 919-707-3018

*NCDPS Retirement Recognition
This event is not open to the public. Private event recognizing Dale Aiken..

Martin Building  

Classic Car Auction
The Raleigh Classic is proud to offer over 300 of the most desirable and collectible vintage automobiles nationwide. Special Preview for registered bidders only - Thursday June 21st  5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Public may preview the cars on Friday, June 22 from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.  Auction time on Friday and Saturday is 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Cost of Admission: Adults $10 per day or $15 for a two-day pass Children age 12 and under $5 per day or $7 for a two-day pass. (Free Admission to registered bidders - includes free breakfast & lunch). Click on our link for more information.

Graham Building and Exposition Center




*Goldleaf Good Sam's Camping Club
This event activity is a private camping club and is not open to the public.

New Campground  
23-24 NCAHA Open Summer Extravaganza
NCAHA open breed horse show 1-day and NCAHA 1-day Arabian Sport Horse & Dressage Show. Free spectator admission. Event Times: Saturday and Sunday 8 am - 6 pm.
Hunt Horse Complex 919-906-3510
Rory Meacham

NCHJA Annual HunterJumper Show
NCHJA AA Horse Show starts each day at 8 am with special classes held Friday and Saturday evenings. Free spectator admission throughout the show.

Hunt Horse Complex 919-538-4781

30-7/1 Repticon Reptile & Exotic Animal Show
Repticon is a reptile and exotic animal convention showcasing vendors from around the country offering live animals, animal supplies and related merchandise. Live animals presentations and educational seminars are presented throughout the show hours.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.  VIP Admission (Sat. 9 am): $12. General admission Ages 13 and over is $10; Ages 5 - 12 admission $5, Ages 4 and under admitted free. Special two-day general admission $15. Click on our website for more info:
Scott Building

Capital City Gun Show
Buy - Sell - Trade event : guns, knives, ammo, hunting supplies and anything related to shooting sports. Event hours are: Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily admission is $10 ages 12 and up. Cash only. Saturday admission good for both days. Discount coupons available in local newspapers and on our weblink:.

Exposition Center




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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