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N.C. State Fair Division

March 2021

Date Event
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every Sat. & Sun. 

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


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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Feb 18 - Mar 7

Dino Safari - A Drive Thru Adventure
Grab your prehistoric passport and join more than 40 GIANT moving dinosaurs including Triceratops, Parasaurolophus, Microraptor and of course T-Rex to name a few, on a globetrotting expedition at Dino Safari USA! This drive-thru dino adventure is fun for the entire family! On your adventure, you will learn how dinosaurs evolved over time, where they called home, and the discoveries paleontologists have made about how they ate, moved, and behaved. Beware: along the journey, earthquakes might erupt, dinosaurs could battle, and your family might just have to help save a baby dinosaur’s life! So, buckle up for the adventure of a lifetime in this completely COVID-safe experience.


Event Hours
Monday - Wednesday: 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursdays & Fridays: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturdays & Sundays: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.


Event Admission
$49.95 per regular vehicle (up to 7 passengers)
$59.95 per large vehicle (over 8 passengers)


Dino Concessions will be available in line as you arrive for the event. Here's the menu:
Dino Feet (elephant ears) - $7
Funnel Cake - $7
Kettle Corn - $7
Deep Fried Oreos - $6
Cotton Candy - $5
Candy Apples - $5
Bottled Water - $2
Bottled Drinks - $3

Pick your time slot and reserve your space online at:

Carnival Midway, Enter Fairgrounds at Gate 9 (855) 372-3274

Structural Pest Exam

*Registration Required

Graham Hall of Fame Room 919-733-6100

Pesticide Exams

*Registration Required

Graham Hall of Fame Room 919-733-6100

RT School

*Registration Required

Graham Hall of Fame Room 919-733-6100

House of Raeford Pre-Order Bulk Chicken Sale
This is a pre-order sale only. Please visit this site to place your order:

Schedule your pick-up between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

40lb Boneless Breast - $55
40lb Boneless Thighs - $45
40lb Drumsticks - $25
40lb Boneless Tenders - $75
40lb Party Wings - $105
40lb Bone-In Thighs - $23
10lb Fresh Original Chicken Sausage - $37.50
10lb Fresh Italian Chicen Sausage - $37.50

Bunn Field

Carolina Coin & Stamp Show - CANCELED

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Holshouser Building Clayton Brewer

Raleigh Kennel Club Dog Events
AKC recognized dog breeds; conformation, best puppy and open classes

Event Hours
6 a.m. - 10 p.m.



Graham Building Dennis McCoy

The Drive-In Laser Light Show by Cabin Fever
Get Ready! Cabin Fever presents The Drive-in Laser Light Show! Coming March 11th, 12th, 13th, and 14th 2021 to the NC State Fairgrounds in beautiful Raleigh, NC!
The most spectacular laser show you have ever seen and it's a Drive-in! Avoid the crowds! Pile up into the safety of your own vehicle and come out for the fantastic Drive-in Cabin Fever Laser Show! 2 action packed mind blowing shows per night and one on Sunday! Choose from either the 7pm or 9pm shows!

The family friendly Laser Shows The family friendly Laser Shows include some of your favorite Musical Hits from 70's, 80's, 90’s, Current Pop to Classic Rock! All choreographed with cutting-edge effects, high-powered lasers, and DUAL large screen video projection!

We have a dedicated "Tail-Gate" seating area for every vehicle! Bring your own chairs, blankets and refreshments! (no alcohol permitted)
Imagine a night out with the family for way less than a movie... Folks it's only $29 per car -no matter how many people you pile in it!
Make it a romantic date night, night out with friends or fun for the whole family! Don't miss this rare opportunity to catch our fantastic traveling Cabin Fever Laser Light Show!

Check out our special performances of the LASER FLOYD SPECTACULAR Friday and Saturday the 12th & 13th at 10:30PM!
We are here for just 1 weekend so get your tickets NOW- before we sell out!

Event Hours
Thursday: 8 p.m.and 9:30 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 8 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 10:30 p.m.
Sunday: 8 p.m.


Event Admission
General Admission: $29 per car
VIP Section: $55 per car
Exclusive Front Row VIP: $99 per car


Purchase tickets here:

Bunn Field Outside Gate 9
4285 Trinity Road
Jeremy Kwaterski

Pesticides Licensing Exams


*Registration Required

Martin Building 919-733-6100

Structural Pesticides Exams


*Registration Required

Martin Building 919-733-6100

Capital Quilters Guild Quilt Show 2021
Over 100 quilts made by our guild members will be on display along with a vendor mall, boutique items available for purchase and an opportunity to bid on small quilts to benefit the Wake County SPCA.


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


Event Admission
$10 per person
Cash or credit card accepted for admission.



Scott Building Sue Ann Jatko

Repticon Raleigh
This family-oriented, fun-filled event offers guests the opportunity to learn about animals not normally seen in local pet stores. Guests can also shop for a new family pet among the hundreds of reptiles, and other small exotic pets as well as all of the supplies they need from knowledgable vendors.


Event Hours
Saturday & Sunday
Block 1: 9am-11am
Block 2: 11:30am-1:30pm
Block 3: 2pm-4pm


Event Admission
$10 for adults
$5 for kids ages 5-12

Tickets are available online only in advance of arrival at Repticon.

Exposition Center 863-268-4273

Capital City Gun Show
Buy, sell and trade firearms, ammo, knives and related items.


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


Event Admission
$10 for adults
Free for kids under 12
Ticket in advance by credit card. Cash only accepted for admission at the door.


Graham Building Steven Elliott

Structural Pesticides Exams


*Registration Required

Martin Building 919-733-6100

Structural Pesticides Exam Review


*Registration Required

Martin Building 919-733-6100
27&28 The Wedding Show 2021 | Spring Edition

Since 1995, our Wedding Shows have offered a curated collection of Raleigh’s trusted, local professionals that are eager to meet you and help you plan your perfect day.


As with every Forever and Company event, the Spring Wedding Show features a runway fashion show showcasing the newest styles in bridal and formal attire, along with trending makeup and hairstyles for you and your bridal party. Take in all the show has to offer by visiting the elaborate displays showcasing both popular trends and unique offerings.


Collaborate with wedding professionals to make your new best friends and finalize your dream team. Register to win prizes and save valuable time and money with perks that you can only find by attending. Satisfy your taste buds by sampling the best of North Carolina’s wedding cakes and unique reception food & beverage.


There is so much experience at our annual spring wedding show, you simply have to be there. If you are just getting started, be sure to read our Tips for Attending for some of the best advice on how to make your experience successful.



Event Hours
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily


Event Admission
$15 for single ticket, $25 for 2 tickets, $45 for 4 tickets, $75 for 8 tickets and $45 for the VIP Add on.
Cash or credit card accepted for admission.

Graham Building Dominick DiGirolamo

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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