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Little Locas Empanadas

Arepa Loca

Our empanadas are fried in the shape of a half-moon made with corn flour dough. We stuff them with our Latin touch of stew made with rice, eggs seasoned with tomato, onions, garlic, cilantro and other spices, then we add chicken or beef. As a result, we have been told that they are highly addictive! Let the addiction begin!!


Baste Sauce & Baste Seasoning Blends

Baste Sauces & Seasonings

Baste Sauce - Spicy, Sweet & Tangy, Baste Seasoning Blends - Baste Booster, Tangy Blend, Salt and Pepper, Lemon Pepper

A Taste of Vegan

Blu Tee Spoon

Vegan - burger, fries, fried chicken sandwich, nuggets, honey garlic chicken, chicken & mac bowl, peach cobbler, donuts, hibiscus lemonade, wild orange lemonade & lemon drop lemonade


Boozie Cupcakes & Flavor Shooters

Boozie Bakes

cupcakes & mini cupcakes (French Vanilla Bliss, You Had Me at Chocolate, Strawberry Daiquiri, Everything is Better with Tequila Margarita, Turn Down for What Funfetti, Indulgent Cookies and Cream, Candied Maple Bacon, Cotton Candy Fantasy & Deep-Fried Wine-infused), Boozie Flavor Shooters, Tropical Pucker Punch, Hot Apple Cider & Hot Chocolate

Bacon Mac & Cheese Sundae

Bubbas Bacon

Candi Queen

Deep Fried Gimbap: Korean Sushi Roll

Bulkogi Korean BBQ

Korean BBQ rolled in seaweed and rice then deep fried on a stick!

Candied Fruit

The Candi Queen LLC


Gourmet Candy Apples

The Candi Queen LLC

Deep Fried Cinnamon Apple Bread Pudding Bites

Chef’s D’Lites

Bite-sized bites of warm buttery bread pudding battered and fried until golden brown, tossed in cinnamon crunch powdered sugar, and topped with warm caramel apples, caramel sauce, butterscotch chips, praline pecans and a swirl of whipped cream; add a scoop of vanilla ice cream and make it a sundae!

Politician Fries

Politician Fries

Chesters Gators & Taters

French fries covered in cheese and full of fried bologna

Ostrich Smashburger


Double-pattied 100% NC-raised ostrich burgers, cheese, grilled onions, special sauce on brioche bun

Cool Runnings

NYC Rainbow

CocoCrissi Tropical Icees

Homemade NYC Italian Ice

Jerk BBQ Chicken Mac & Cheese Bowl

Cool Runnings Jamaican

Jerk chicken tossed in our sweet & spicy barbecue sauce and served over a heaping scoop of our creamy and garlicy macaroni and cheese coupled with sweet plantains


Candied Grapes

Douglas Farms

Grapes covered with candy apple coating in original cherry, grape or blue raspberry flavor

Efo Riro & Fufu

Ethio Indi Alkaline & Vegan Cuisine

African Spinach Soup & Ghanan Pounded Yams


Bacon-Wrapped Candied Jalapeno Pimento Cheese Sandwich        

Ezzells Somethin’ Good

Two slices of bread filled with sweet and spicy candied jalapeno pimento cheese, enrobed with bacon and cooked until crisp on the outside and gooey on the inside

Brisket & Waffles On a Stick

Fat Boys BBQ

Shredded smoked brisket and waffle mix deep fried and served with your choice of sauces


Dill Pickle Donut

Fluffy’s Hand-Cut Donuts

Our hand-cut yeast raised donut “frosted” with a whipped dill pickle cream cheese, topped with thick crinkle cut dill pickle chips and sprinkled with dill. It’s “dillicious!”

Steak Bombz


Gourmet Tacos, Pock’ets Stuffed Tortillas, Mac & Cheese, Tornado Fries Seasoned or Loaded with Fish, Blackened Chicken, Yum Yum Shrimp, Cauliflower, Fried Chicken or Buffalo Chicken. Bombz: Chicken, Steak & Burger, & Kabobs: Jalapeno Bacon wrapped Mozzarella


Whole Pickles

Get Pickled

Korean Honey Butter Chicken Wings


Crispy fried chicken, drizzled with honey butter sauce


Snow Cheddar Chicken


Crispy Fried Chicken, dusted in a rich medley of sweet cheese seasoning

The Morning-After Stuffed Leg

Hickory Tree Turkey BBQ

Giant turkey leg stuffed with cheese, eggs and potato tots drizzled with lime crema, your favorite fruit jam or smoked turkey breakfast gravy


The Morning-After Roll: Stimulus Edition

Hickory Tree Turkey BBQ

Eggroll stuffed with smoked turkey leg meat, cheese eggs, potato tots, and drizzled with your favorite fruit jelly or chipped turkey breakfast gravy

Stuffed Mini Pancakes

Hot Chix Hotcakes & Chicken

Mini pancakes stuffed with chocolate marshmallow, oreo cookies and chocolate chips


Hot Chix Walking Totchos

Hot Chix Hotcakes & Chicken

The Hot Chix spin on walking tacos with layers of crispy tater tots, potato chips, chicken or beef chili, topped with cheese and sauce. Select your choice of Doritos, Fritos or Flamin’ Hot Cheetos

“The Crazy Italian” Savory Funnel Cake

Iron Kitchen Holdings

A homemade batter seasoned with Italian seasoning, deep fried, topped with homemade marinara sauce, melted Italian blend of cheeses, topped with either a homemade meatball or pepperoni


Cheese Pizza Cone

Kono Pizza

Our cones were created to provide the consumers with authentic Italian pizza made from only high quality ingredients with mobility in mind!

Bacon Berry Cookie Dough On a Stick

Kora’s Cookie Dough

An indulgent combination of sweet and creamy white chocolate perfectly complemented by the tangy & chewy texture of dried cranberries. Each bite is filled with wholesome oats and the warm spice of cinnamon, giving you a cozy feeling. And the best part…it’s drizzled with warm white chocolate and sprinkled with savory bacon pieces.


Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese Danish

La Farm Bakery

Savory pulled pork mac and cheese wrapped in golden flakey danish dough topped with a sweet and tangy BBQ Sauce

Deep Fried Ribs

Lawrence & Perry BBQ


The Slop Bucket

Lawrence & Perry BBQ

Original Que Fries (Crispy Crinkle-Cut Fries Sprinkled With Signature LPQue Fry Seasoning, Topped With Authentic Eastern NC Smoked Chopped BBQ, Drizzled With Sweet & Tangy BBQ Sauce) loaded with homemade Mac & Cheese, homemade coleslaw, and sweet & savory baked beans

     Chimney Cakes with Vanilla Ice Cream
and various fillings & toppings

Magdalena’s Chimney Cakes

The freshly roasted cone is soft and fluffy on the inside, caramelized on the outside. The cone is then filled with Nutella, stuffed with vanilla ice cream and topped like a sundae.


Butter Beer Caramel Apple

Miss Debbie's Specialty Apples

A granny smith apple dipped in creamy caramel rolled in rich butterscotch chips then topped with our own creamy butter flavor, drizzled with butterscotch and topped off with creamy frosting with butter beer candy.

Strawberry Cheesecake Slush

Moose Joose Slush

Refreshing strawberry slush topped with whipped cream, strawberry sauce, a fresh strawberry and creamy New York-style cheesecake

Cherry Beef

Cherry Beef Bliss

Neomonde Mediterranean


Neomonde Bakery sub roll loaded with sauteed sirloin beef & onions slathered with a spicy sweet cherry sauce on a bed of cherry mayo slaw with pickled jalapenos and melted cheddar & mozzarella

Betty’s Bouza

Neomonde Mediterranean

Lebanese stretchy artisan ice cream mixed with roasted pistachio


Brown Sugar Fried Corn

Oak City Fish & Chips

Colossal Prawn Pop

Oak City Fish & Chips

Huge shrimp on a stick with a lemon on top from the home of the viral lobster pop and the viral salmon pop!


Cheddar Bacon Corn

OMC! Oh My Churro

Mr. & Mrs. Young’s Spoon Corn Bread Mix

OMG! Banana Pudding



Cinnamon Peach Praline Cobbler Topped with Caramel

The Peach Cobbler Factory

Fried Caramel Apple Cow Tail

Pioneer Wagon

Sweet caramel apple candy on a stick and dipped in cornbread mix, fried to a gooey perfection, topped with sugar and caramel syrup


Cajun Style Andouille Sausage Corn Dog with Mardi Gras Mustard Dip

Ragin' Cajun

Andouille sausage on a stick battered in our Cajun cornmeal then fried until golden brown, served with creole spice mustard dip and served alongside our famous Cajun fries

Rudy’s Street Corn Pizza

Rudy's Pizza

A slice of Rudy’s fresh dough pizza topped with a mayo base sauce, mozzarella and cotija cheese, fire roasted corn, seasoning, & cilantro


Maple Glazed Bacon Mini Donuts On a Stick

S2 Concessions

Freeze-Dried Gummy Puffs

Sugar Freak

Cheese Curd Shack

Chicharron On a Stick & Mexi-Eggroll with Guacamole Dipping Sauce

Tacos Las Gringas

Classic pork belly chicharrón carnitas style on a stick accompanied with guacamole dipping and a mexi-eggroll

Deep Fried Dill Pickle Cheese Curds

The Cheese Curd Shack


The deliciousness of a Wisconsin Deep Fried Cheese Curd with the perfect southern flavor of a fried dill pickle!


Pumpkin Spice Tea

Tiki Tea

Ube & Coconut Soft Serve

Tropical Delights

Savor the creaminess of nature! Try our new delicious vegan coconut soft serve. If you are up to trying something completely new, try our ube lactose-free soft serve. Both will transport you to a tropical oasis of exotic flavors!


Oreo Brownie Blast

Waffle Chix

Brownie baked inside a Belgian waffle is then treated to white chocolate syrup and topped with Oreo crumbles!

Crab and Shrimp Rangoon with a Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce

Waypoint Oyster Bar


Big Mac-Woody Egg Roll & Churros

Woody's Sports Tavern & Grill

Ground beef, American cheese, onion, pickles, special sauce

Vitamin Energy Hydration Drink


 New Rides



Riders must be 48" to ride alone

Tesla AC

Tesla AC

Riders must be 52" to ride

Venetian Carousel

Venetian Carousel

32" with an adult, 42" alone



Riders must be 47" to ride alone

 New Free Grounds Entertainment
Bird Man

The Birdman: World Class Bird Shows


Near Gate 7 in the State Fair Conservation Forest


presented by

Hampton  Homewood  

Head up to the N.C. Forest Service area, located behind Heritage Circle, and you'll find The Birdman World Class Bird Show! Joe Krathwohl and his team use creative, positive-reinforcement-based training to produce moving free-flight experiences so you can emotionally connect to their birds and learn more about avian wildlife and conservation.

Melody Farm Follies

Melody Farm Follies


Agri Supply Exposition Center Breezeway


presented by



Don't miss our award-winning Vegetable Extravaganza! Sing & dance with the Scarecrow and his very special friends! An animatronic theater show located between the Graham Building and Agri Supply Expo Center. You'll love watching Rocky Broccoli and all his vegetable friends.

Rock It

Rock-It the Robot


Roaming Kiddieland



Everyone's favorite robot is rocketing back to Raleigh! More than just a costume character, Rock-it is a high tech body puppet. Rock-It projects an array of blue lights through his chest, arms and face.  At night, he puts on his own light show. This nine foot tall gentle giant stands head and shoulders above the crowds to greet and mingle with as many earthlings as possible.  


Dale Jones, One-Handed Juggler

So Good….He’s Ambidextrous!


North Dorton Arena Patio


presented by



Comedy juggler Dale Jones has been called the most unique juggler in the world with good reason. Jones invented an entirely new way to juggle in order to compensate for his right hand (which he injured severely at age eight).  Get ready to full out belly laugh with Dale as he incorporates world-class comedy along with his juggling.