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FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2009


Got to Be NC Festival Press Office
(919) 839-4981

On Sunday from 3-10 p.m., ride all you want for $20
at the Got to Be NC Festival

RALEIGH — If you like to ride rides, Sunday, May 31, is your day at the Got to Be NC Festival at the State Fairgrounds.

For $20 on Sunday only, festival-goers can purchase a wristband for unlimited rides from 3 to 10 p.m. Wristbands will be available at the ride ticket booths. Tickets for individual rides also will be available.

The Got to Be NC Festival is presented by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and Kerr Drugs and takes place May 29-31. It features 1,000 pieces of antique farm equipment, a food and wine expo, live music and children’s activities each day, plus the Carolina Pig Jig barbecue cook-off, a tractor pull and Harley-Davidson motorcycle show on Saturday and lawnmower races on Sunday.

Festival hours are 9 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday. Admission and parking for the festival are free. There is a fee for grandstand events. For more information, go online to


NCDA&CS Public Affairs Division, Brian Long, Director
Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 733-4216; FAX: (919) 733-5047

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