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N.C. State Fair Division

November 2021

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The Raleigh Market
Each weekend, the Commercial and Education Buildings and the outside grounds are host to hundreds of dealers, craftsmen, and booths.


The Raleigh Market's first weekend back of the season after closing for the N.C. State Fair is November 6-7!


Event Hours
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Commercial & Education Bldgs.
Outside grounds

919-839-4560 or click on our website for complete info:
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Raleigh Ducks Unlimited Fall Banquet
Raleigh Ducks Unlimited's biggest fundraiser of the year including food, beverage, live and silent auction and raffle. 100% of funds raised goes directly to Ducks Unlimited - a global leader in wetlands conservation.


Event Hours
5:30 - 10:30 p.m.


Event Admission
Individual Ticket - $80
Couple's Ticket - $120



Scott Building

32nd Capital Area Handbell Festival
Hundreds of handbell ringers from throughout the region will come together to work with clinician Karen Buckwalter, distinguished handbell composer and conductor, at the 32nd Capital Area Handbell Festival. Several pieces will be rehearsed in preparation for a free public concert at 4 p.m. Saturday, November 6.


Event Hours
Friday: 7-10 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Event Admission
Concert at the conclusion of the festival at 4 p.m. Saturday, November 6, is FREE


32nd Campital Area Handbell Festival

Scott Building Ruth Stevens
32nd Campital Area Handbell Festival

Raleigh Antiques Extravaganza

Quality exhibitors form FLorida to New England featuring the finest of antiques and old collectibles since 1979.

Fri & Sat 10 am - 5 pm
Sun 11am -4 pm

Day $7.00 Weekend $8.00 Cash or Check accepted


Susie Clodfelte


North Carolina Gourd Arts and Crafts Festival

This festival features displays of gourds from around the world, special gourd workshops, and vendors of dried gourds, gourd seeds, gourd crafts, gourd art, books, t-shirts, crafting supplies. Great holiday presents !

A variety of competitive categories are awarded ribbons and prizes. There is free gourd crafting table for children.


Event Hours

Saturday 9am -5 pm

Sunday 10am - 4 pm


Event Admission

Age 13+ $ 3.00

12 and under Free

Cash or check acceted for admission

Holshouser Building and


Paul Buerscher




6 & 7

Nuese River Valley MRRC Train Show & Sale


Adults $ 9.00

Cash, credit card

Graham Building

George Lasley



Party with the Pugs

Fundraiser to benefit Pawsitively Pugs Rescue. Vendors, rafflle items, costume contest. Running of the Pugs


Event Hours

Noon-3 pm


Event Admission

$ 5.00

Cash accepted for admisssion

Holshouser Building

Renee Clarke



Dixie Gun & Knife Show

Buy ,Sell, Trade , Guns knives, ammo, military surplus, military colletibles, acccessories and a whole lot more!


Event Hours

Saturday 9 am -5 pm

Sunday 10 am -5pm


Event Admission


cash accepted for admission

Graham Building



20 & 21

Raleigh Coin and Stamp Show

Event Hours

Saturday 10 am - 5 pm

Sunday 10 am - 3:30 pm

Event Admission


Holshouser Building

Clayton Brewer



Christmas Carousel Holiday Gift Market

Friday & Saturday 9am-6pm Sunday 11am-5pm

Adults $9.00 Seniors /Military $8.00 Children (6-12) $5.00


For 34 years the Christmas Carousel Holiday Gift Market has been a Triangle Thanksgiving Tradition for thousands of holiday shoppers. Over 250 Exhibitors come together each year showcasing Arts, Crafts, Holiday Foods , Gifts, Floral, Holiday Decorations and much much more! The 90,000 square feet of the Jim Graham Building is the setting for the show making it one of the largest Christmas Gift Shows in the State.

Jim Graham Building

Terri Lambert 336-855-0208

N.C. State Fair, G. Kent Yelverton, Manager
Mailing Address: 1010 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1010
Physical Address: 4285 Trinity Rd, Raleigh NC 27607
Phone: (919) 821-7400; FAX: (919) 733-5079

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