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CONTACT: Jim Knight, manager
Got to Be NC Festival
(919) 218-0879;

Vendors welcome for 2009 Got to Be NC Festival

RALEIGH — Commercial vendor space is still available for the Got to Be NC Festival taking place May 29-31 at the State Fairgrounds.

Businesses and organizations looking to make contact with thousands of festival-goers can find an application online at Indoor and outdoor spaces are available. Direct sales to patrons are allowed, and exhibit space costs $20 per front foot, with a $200 minimum (additional costs may be incurred for electrical needs).

All spaces for concession vendors have been filled.

The Got to Be NC festival, presented by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and Kerr Drugs, will feature a carnival, live music, a food and wine expo, tractor pulls, draft horse pulls, classic cars, Harley Davidson motorcycles, lawnmower racing and a barbecue cook-off.

Festival hours are 9 a.m. to midnight May 29 and 30, and 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. May 31. Admission and parking for the festival are free. There is a fee for grandstand events.

Other events at the fairgrounds that weekend will be the Clear Channel Health and Wellness Expo, the Choplin Boat Show and the State Fairgrounds flea market. All three events are free to the public.

More information about the Got to Be NC Festival is available online at



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Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
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