Group Ticketing


Gather your PTA group, neighborhood association, church club, or any other group of 40 or more people, and take advantage of the Group Ticket Discount. 

Purchase 40 or more adult tickets in advance of the fair at the same time: $8 per ticket 
Saves $5 per ticket off the gate price of $13.


Purchase 40 or more children's tickets in advance of the fair at the same time: $4 per ticket. 
Saves $3 per ticket off the gate price of $7.

Group tickets can be purchased online or at the State Fairgrounds, State Farmers Market or N.C. Museum of History ONLY.
The group discount only applies to advance sale tickets purchased Aug. 15 through Oct. 12. Adult and child tickets cannot be combined.


So, what do you say you join us and give your employees, customers and partners their ‘Best.Day.Ever!’? With over 100-acres of fun waiting, N.C. State Fair packages give you a chance to bring your extended team together for a day out of the office to energize for that last quarter push in 2023. The options are endless. From admission tickets, ride tickets and unlimited ride wristbands to Ag Bucks for food purchases and our exclusive Corporate Hospitality Tent, we can tailor a package to make the most of your time here at the BEST event of the year!

Group Ticketing Info Sheet


No fall in North Carolina is complete without a trip to the N.C. State Fair! The fair offers an experience unique to North Carolina for all who attend, and is an unparalleled value with free entertainment, thrilling rides and games, thousands of animals, endless family activities, competitions, vendors and creative deep-fried delights.

Our Hospitality Tent is the perfect space for your employee appreciation event, family reunion, birthday party, wedding party or any other gathering you can dream up! A private space to host your get-together and then go out and enjoy all the Fair has to offer, the Hospitality Tent is conveniently located just inside Gate 6 off Youth Center Drive. Custom admission and carnival ticket packages are available.

Corporate Event Space
Private Party Space