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. Please visit our Job Fair & Onboarding site for the latest information.


How can I work for the carnival?

Click through to contact Powers Great American Midways.

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 deadline was July 1, 2019.


How can I be an entertainer at the State Fair?

Please note that artists booked for the 2020 N.C. State Fair that was canceled have first right of refusal to perform at the 2021 N.C. State Fair.
To be considered for 2021, please send promotional materials to:

N.C. State Fair Entertainment

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