Parking and Park and Ride

 

Reedy Creek Parking with Shuttle: Dogwood Lot

The N.C. State Fair offers FREE off-site parking at the corner of Edwards Mill and Reedy Creek. With quick access to I-40 via Wade Avenue, this is the easiest lot to access as you make your way to the Fair!


We will also provide FREE shuttles! You'll be dropped off just across from Gate 8 on Trinity Road, and pick up will occur at the same location. Shuttles will run continuously. Drop off and pick up will be at Gate B Carter Finley Stadium. Amenities on site will include a covered waiting area, portable restroom facilities and drink machines.

 

Address: 4501 Reedy Creek Road, Raleigh, NC 27607

 

Reedy Creek Dogwood Lot Parking Hours

Thursday, Oct. 14: 11 a.m. until one hour after gates close

Friday, Oct. 15 - Sunday, Oct. 24: 8 a.m. until one hour after gates close

 



HWY 54 Parking with Shuttle: Cardinal Lot

The N.C. State Fair offers FREE off-site parking on HWY 54 near Mt. Vernon Road.


We will also provide FREE shuttles! You'll be dropped off at the Hunt Horse Complex parking lot, with quick access to Gate 8. Pick up will occur at the same location. Shuttles will run continuously. Amenities on site will include a covered waiting area, portable restroom facilities and drink machines.

 

Address: Coming Soon!

 

HWY 54 Cardinal Lot Parking Hours

Thursday, Oct. 14: 11 a.m. until one hour after gates close

Friday, Oct. 15 - Sunday, Oct. 24: 8 a.m. until one hour after gates close

 



Get to the Fair - Parking

Free parking is available on State Fair, Carter-Finley Football Stadium and PNC Arena properties.

 

Fairgoers are encouraged to take Wade Avenue to the Edwards Mill Extension to park in these lots. There may be exceptions if events are scheduled at Carter-Finley or PNC Arena.

Recreational vehicles are not allowed to remain in the parking spaces managed by the State Fair between the hours of midnight and 8 a.m.

Neighboring Private Lots: During the Fair, neighboring residents frequently convert parts of their property to small parking lots. This is not controlled by the N.C. State Fair.

 



Get to the Fair - Park and Ride & AMTRAK Train Service Information Coming Soon!