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N.C. State Fair Division

September 2021

Date Event
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Building Contact Info
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.

The Raleigh Market's last weekend before closing for the N.C. State Fair is September 25-26!

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

Commercial & Education Bldgs.
Outside grounds

919-839-4560 or click on our website for complete info:
Email us:


Labor Day Cluster Dog Shows


**Masks are required for this event**

Graham Building Rebecca Harrison (Raleigh)
Sharon Elgin (Alamance)
Jennifer Murphy (Fayetteville)

Equestrian Exchange Tack Consignment Sale
Equestrian Exchange Tack Consignment Sale is North Carolina's largest equine item consignment sale. It offers the opportunity to buy and sell any equestrian tack, saddles, show clothing, barn supplies, horsewaer and riding needs for all disciplines of riding. New bar code tagging system - refer to website for all details. Consignors earn 70% of all sold and shop before public. Anything related to the equestrian sport is represented at this sale. Barn supplies, show clothing and more! Encourage all non-profit horse progrms and equestrian camps to be involved in buying and selling horse items. Large items such as carts, wagons welcome.


Event Hours
Thursday: 5 - 10 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Monday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.


Event Admission
Adults: $10
12 and under: Free

Holshouser Building Lynn Beeson
3-5 C&E Gun Show Expo Center Steve Elliott

Treasures of the Earth


Event Hours
Friday: Noon - 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Scott Building Ellen White

Structural Pest Exams
*Registration Required

Martin Building 919-733-6100
10&11 Leith Cars - PopUp Car Buying Event Martin Building Paul Williams


Friday 12 noon- 8 pm Saturday 10 am -8 pm Sunday 10 am -6 pm


Kerr Scott Building

Casey Murray 855-SPA-SALE

13 RT School

*Registration Required

Martin Building Tony May

FlyBall Tournament

**Private Event. No spectators allowed.**

Holshouser Building Amanda Brown

Fairgrounds Southern Ideal Home Show
The Fairgrounds Southern Ideal Home Show is a vibrant marketplace where you can shop for home-related products and services, experience stunning displays to help inspire your next home project, connect with industry experts, and enjoy informative presentations from renowned local and international home professionals. Whether you’re joining us with a specific project in mind or just looking for some inspiration, our local home professionals have you covered with 250+ booths to explore!


Event Hours
Friday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Satuday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.


Event Admission
Adults Online: $8
Adults Box Office: $10
Children Ages 12 and under FREE
Visit our website for special admission days!
Admission is cash only at the box office.

Graham Building
Exposition Center
Erin Calabritto

Inside Pitch Toy & Hobby Show

Sept 18th 9am -4pm/ Sept 19th 10am-4 pm

Event Admission

Scott Building

Wes Starkey



Kirtidan Gadhvi - Garba Dandiya 2021 Grand Garba Dandiya Night with Legend Maestro from Gujarat

Event Time
5:30 PM

Expo Building

Asis Sheikh 984-528-0488



International Bluegrass Music Association's World of Bluegrass 2021
Located approximately 15 minutes from the IBMA event campus, the fairgrounds offer full hookups (water, sewer, 50-amp electric access, 24-hour security and trailer dump stations on site), plus complimentary Wi-Fi access. You must have a reservation, and payment will be required at check-in. Also, this year campers during IBMA World of Bluegrass 2021 must check out on Mon., Oct. 4, so that fairgrounds staff may prepare for the 2021 N.C. State Fair. 

September 25–October 4, 2021
Reservation deadline: Sept. 7, 2021

Cost: $30 per camping site per night

Capacity: 130 (Camping reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis.)

Check-in: Check in upon arrival by calling 919.612.6767

The IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC local organizing committee will provide complimentary shuttle service. Schedule to be announced later.

Please click here to make reservations for camping

801 Youth Center Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607
Camping Reservations

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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