2024 N.C. State Fair Event Calendar

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NCSF June 2024
Date Event Building Contact Info
Every Saturday and Sunday

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.

www.TheRaleighMarket.com

Commercial & Education Buildings  & Outside Grounds East of Dorton Arena

919-839-4560
manager@TheRaleighMarket.com

 

1-2

2024 Raleigh Greek Festival
The 40th Annual Raleigh Greek Festival will be held at the Jim Graham Building at the NC State Fairgrounds! Come taste handmade, authentic Greek food prepared by the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church family using recipes handed down for generations. Hear live Greek music and see traditional folk dances.  

FOLLOW US #RaleighGreekFest

Event Hours
Friday: 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Credit/Cash Accepted

www.raleighgreekfestival.com
 

Graham Building Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Office
919.781.4548
htraleighoffice@gmail.com
 
1-2

Old North State Antique Gun & Military Collector Show 
Arms & Memorabilia of the Civil War, Indian Wars, WWI, WWII, etc. Exhibited, bought, sold, traded.

Event Hours
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Admission
Adults $8
Children 6-12 $1

Credit Card /Cash Accepted

TheCarolinaTrader.com

Scott Building Richard Shields
704.282.1339
richard@thecarolinatrader.com
 
5

House of Raeford Truckload Chicken Sale
Distribution of Preordered Chicken to customers.

Event Hours
9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Order Online
https://houseofraeford.store/collections/raleigh-6/5/24

Bunn Field
Gate 9
Jonathan DeVane
910.284.3339
jonathan.devane@houseofraeford.com
 
7-9

Raleigh Rocks, Minerals, Crystal Beads and Jewelry Show
Silent Auction during the 3 day Event ; FREE PARKING

Event Hours
Friday: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

www.jewelpassageshows.com

Scott Building Ashu
919.257.8915
ashu989@yahoo.com
 
8

Live Atlantic Red Crab 
Starting $9.99lb. One Day Only !! / LIVE ATLANTIC RED CRAB is back in RALEIGH !! Saturday, June 8 !! N.C. State Fairgrounds!! ONE DAY ONLY!! Direct from New England Fisherman and his wife. Let us show you what TRULLY FRESH SEAFOOD IS. And if you like your Blue Crab, You'll Love Atlantic Red Crab! And with nearly 100% more meat than a Blue Crab, but for less money, it's the BEST DEAL anywhere!

Event Hours
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. or UNTIL SOLD OUT!

Admission
Free

CASH, CREDIT OR DEBIT CARDS (VISA, MC, AMEX) APPLE PAY

https://www.facebook.com/events/1137196677483240/

www.FMLobster.com

Martin Building Viktoriya & Joel
farmersmarketlobster@gmail.com
 
21-23

The Raleigh Money Expo
Admission is free to the state's largest coin, currency, and stamp show at the 50th Edition of The Raleigh Money Expo. There will be over 100 dealers with over 175 tables buying and selling all types of coins, currency, bullion, stamps, and supplies. Also, see exhibits of rare coins and currency and vote for your favorite display. Your free admission also includes a presentation from experts on numismatic topics on Friday and Saturday. Young ones will enjoy the Kid's Zone where they can learn about money and earn FREE coins. Don't forget to get your raffle tickets for the drawing with the first prize of a $20 Gold coin (10 prizes in total, need not to be present to win).

Event Hours
Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Admission 
Free

www.raleighcoinclub.org

 

Agri Supply Expo Center Jeff McCauslin
919.607.9371
jeff.mccauslin@gmail.com
 

NCSF July 24 Header
Date Event Building Contact Info
Every Saturday and Sunday

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.


www.TheRaleighMarket.com

Commercial & Education Buildings &
Outside Grounds East of Dorton Arena
919.839.4560
manager@TheRaleighMarket.com
4-7

Hot Tub & Swim Spa Blowout
Save thousands of dollars this weekend. Huge selection of in-stock swim spas & hot tubs for immediate delivery.

Event Hours
Wednesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Admission
Free

www.spablowout.com

Agri Supply Exposition Center

Brock French
804.334.3407
brock.french@barefootspas.com

 

6-7

 

DEADLOCK PRO WRESTLING 
Returning to the NC State Fairgrounds with another 2 day event! DEADLOCK PRO Wrestling is the #1 hot new wrestling company for wrestlers & fans alike. Wrestlers from all over the world gather in one place for a night you won't forget.

Event Hours
Doors: 6:30 p.m. ET
Bell Time: 7 p.m. ET

Admission
Front Row $60
Second Row: $45
Third Row $40
GA $35
Stand Room $25

Tickets available online & at door day of event. Please visit http://DPWTix.com to see what tickets are available

Cash, debit card, credit card accepted

http://deadlockpro.com

Scott Building Jon Pole
215.749.2098
dpwbooking@gmail.com
8-14

Kids Exchange Consignment Sale
Gently used children's consignment items. Clothing, toys, furniture, etc.

Event Hours
Please check our website 
https://kxconsignment.com/

Admission
Free

Jim Graham Building Julie
205-222-1995
blazejulie@aol.com http://kxconsignment.com
12-14

Treasures of the Earth Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show Vendors from across the US bring jewelry of all types, metaphysical rocks and minerals, custom-faceted gemstones, museum quality minerals and fossils, beads and beading supplies. This show has something for everyone!

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.

Admission
Adults $8.00
16 and under under free

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Kerr Scott Building

Ellen White
757-641-2124
Ellen.White@TreasuresOfTheEarth.com
www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

 

20

LeithCars.Com POP -UP Buying Event   Onsite  appraisals and buying of used  vehicles, 10 minute appraisals, any make, model, or year.

  • NO PURCHASE NECESSARY

Event Hours

10am-5pm

Admission Free

Martin Building / Lower New Midway

Ebony Douglas

919-696-0323

ebony.douglas@leithcars.com

19-21

Raleigh Sports Card, Pokemon & Collectibles Show Raleigh's Largest Assortment of Vintage to Modern Sports Cards, Pokemon, Hobby Supplies, Comic Books, Memorabilia, Hobby Retail Wax oxes, TCG Gaming, Photos, Posters, Pop Culture & Much Much More


Admission 
GA Admission: $5.00 (12 and under free)
July 19th VIP Admission Noon - 1 p.m.: $10.00 
GA Admission 1 - 6 p.m.: $5.00

CASH ONLY

Kerr Scott Building

Michael Christopher
804-704-4700
TidewaterCardsandColletibles@yahoo.com
www.TidewaterCardsAndCollectibiles.com

 

20

Children's' Good News Spectacular
A free community event where families will enjoy exciting activities such as: inflatable bounces and slides, carnival games, puppets, stage presentations and snack foods (free popcorn, snow cones, and drinks).

Event Hours
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Admission
Free

http://cefraleigh.org

Jim Graham Building Martha Fowler
919.413.8300
Bob Fowler
919.612.0165
marthafowler04@gmail.com
 
27-28

North Carolina Pet Expo
The NC Pet Expo is the pet lovers' place to be! Come shop for your furry, feathered or scaly friends. Check out Main Stage activities such as the Pet Costume Contest, demos and more! Is your dog a daredevil? Then check out the Carolina Dock Dogs event all day Saturday and Sunday! What a great expo to have anything and everything for your pet under one BIG roof! This year, we will be splitting donations among all our rescues!

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

Admission
General Admission 10+: $15
General Admission Kids 5-9: $10
Kids 4 and under: Free
Senior & Military: $10
Family 4-Pack: $40

Credit card and cash accepted for admission

www.NCPetExpo.com

Jim Graham Building Kim Saguinsin
301.602.1331
ksaguinsin@curtismedia.com
www.NCPetExpo.com
30-31

July 2024 North Carolina Bar Examination

 

Event Hours  
6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Jim Graham Building/Agri Supply Expo Center Danielle Cayford
919.848.4229
dcayford@ncble.org
 

August Events
Date Event Building Contact Info
Every Saturday and Sunday

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.


www.TheRaleighMarket.com

Commercial & Education Buildings &
Outside Grounds East of Dorton Arena
919.839.4560
manager@TheRaleighMarket.com
3-4

Dixie Gun and Knife Show
Buy, sell, trade. Guns, knives, ammo, military surplus, military collectibles and a whole lot more.

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

Admission
$9
Cash Only

www.dixiegunandknifeshow.com

Graham Building Dixie
919.781.1287
dixieguns@aol.com
 
5-8

Graco Show hosted by Sherwin-Williams
Paint equipment demonstrations.

Event Hours
8 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

Parking Lot Area next to the Agri Supply Expo Center

Lisa Smith
919-249-1206
lisa.m.smith@sherwin.com

 

16-18

CAROLINA FALL BOAT SHOW & SALE
The Carolina Fall Boat Show & Sale is the place to save the season! The countdown is on for the longest running new product showcase AND inventory reduction sale in the state.More than 12 marine dealers representing over 40 manufactures will come together at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds for one weekend SUPER Sale! Remaining 2024 models will be on display as well as the first look at the 2025 models just arriving. It's the ONLY Multi-Dealer Fall Sales Event in the state this year! CLIMB ABOARD & Don't Forget to Bring the Whole family!

Event Hours
Friday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Admission
$8 Adults
$7 Seniors/Military
Children 12 & under free with adult

Cash & credit card accepted

www.ncboatshows.com

Graham Building Les Gray
336.855.0208
lgray@ncboatshow.com
 
23-25

2024 Progressive NCRVDA Raleigh RV Show

 Raleigh RV Show  The biggest and best Fall RV  shopping experience in the Carolinas and Virginia. More families see the value in taking  their family, and pets, on the road for adventures of a lifetime and priceless connections. We are excited  to be a part of that and to bring you the best  variety of dealers and RVs available for any need and budget. RV  seminars available  throughout  the show  for  the best in RV education.

Event Hours

Friday-Saturday 10am-7pm

Sunday  10am-4pm

Admission

Adults $10 / Under 12 Free

Thursday/ Friday  Senior Adult $9

Friday/Military/ First Responder/ Teacher( Active & Retired w/ID) $9

Saturday/Sunday Military/First Responder/Teacher( Active & Retired w/ID) $9,

Saturday/Sunday Seniors(60+)$9

Credit card and Cash accepted

www.northcarolinarvda.com 

 

Graham Building, Agri Supply Expo Center, Outdoors

Jeff Houghton

720-203-5076

ncrvdealers@gmail.com 

www.northcarolinarvda.com

28

House of Raeford Truckload Chicken Sale
Distribution of Preordered chicken to customers

Event Hours
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Please go to https://houseofraeford.store for more information.

Gate 9


Johnathan DeVane
910-284-3339
Jonathan.devane@houseofraeford.com
https://houseofraeford.store/

 

29-31

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, and saddles, show clothing, barn supplies, horsewear and riding needs for all disciplines of riding. New bar code tagging system- refer to website for 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 programs and equestrian camps to be involved in buying and selling horse items. Large items such as carts and wagons welcome.

Event Hours
Thursday: 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
$10 admission 12 and under free/ Cash Preferred, Credit Card w/fee

Friday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission Free

Saturday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission Free

www.equestrianexchange.com

Holshouser Building Lynn Beason
336.362.6248
equestriansale@aol.com
 
30-31

Treasures of the Earth Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show
Vendors from across the US bring jewelry of all types, metaphysical rocks and minerals, custom-faceted gemstones, museum quality minerals and fossils, beads and beading supplies. This show has something for everyone!

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.

Admission
Adults $8.00
16 and under under free

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Kerr Scott Building Ellen White
919-847-7574
rrbusmgr@rr.org www.TreasuresOFTheEarth.com
31 - 1

C & E Gun Show

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

Admission
$12 Adults 
Children 12 and under Free with Adult
Saturday Admission is good for Sunday with stamp

Agri Supply Expo Center www.cegunshows.com

Sept 24 Events
Date Event Building Contact Info
Every Saturday and Sunday

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

The last weekend of The Raleigh Market prior to closing for the N.C. State Fair will be September 28 & 29.

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


www.TheRaleighMarket.com

Commercial & Education Buildings &
Outside Grounds East of Dorton Arena
919.839.4560
manager@TheRaleighMarket.com
 
1-2

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, and saddles, show clothing, barn supplies, horsewear and riding needs for all disciplines of riding. New bar code tagging system- refer to website for 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 programs and equestrian camps to be involved in buying and selling horse items. Large items such as carts and wagons welcome.

Event Hours
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Monday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Admission
Free
Many items 1/2 off on last day

www.equestrianexchange.com

Holshouser Building Lynn Beason
336.362.6248
equestriansale@aol.com
 
1-2

Treasures of the Earth Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show
Vendors from across the US bring jewelry of all types, metaphysical rocks and minerals, custom-faceted gemstones, museum quality minerals and fossils, beads and beading supplies. This show has something for everyone!

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.

Admission
Adults $8.00
16 and under under free

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Kerr Scott Building Ellen White
919-847-7574
rrbusmgr@rr.org www.TreasuresOFTheEarth.com
6-7

Mid-Atlantic Tow Expo
The premiere event for the towing industry. Event to include vendors, training classes, and a truck beauty contest. There's also a kid area so bring the whole family!

Event Hours
Friday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Admission
Free

www.nctowing.org

Graham Building Tonya Miller
919.921.8194
trpnc@nctowing.org
 
7-8

North Carolina Gourd Arts and Crafts Festival
Join us for some gourd fun ! Check out the 82nd Annual Gourd Festival! Gourd artisans and crafters from across the USA will compete and amaze with Gourds and Gourd crafts for sale, plus classes, a photo booth, a free craft for kids & more! Check out the Craftmanship that will be on display! These ain't your grandpa's Gourds! Mark your calendars!

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

Admission
$5 general public
Children 12 and under free
Free to NC Gourd Society members

Credit and Cash Accepted

www.ncgourdsociety.org

Holshouser Building

Paul Buescher
919.696.0744
ncgourdsociety@gmail.com

 

27-29

The International Fest
International Food, Desserts, Drinks, Performances. Travel the world in Raleigh

Event Hours
Friday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Admission
$5

www.ncvibes.com

Graham Building Bearta Alchaear
919.606.0647
ncvibes1@gmail.com
 

October 24 Header
Date Event Building Contact Info
CLOSED for the N.C. State Fair

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
CLOSED


www.TheRaleighMarket.com

Commercial & Education Buildings  &
Outside Grounds East of Dorton Arena
919.839.4560
manager@TheRaleighMarket.com
 
17-27

North Carolina State Fair
Nothing ushers in fall like the North Carolina State Fair, with visitors from all over North Carolina and beyond, gathering together in Raleigh to celebrate what has become the ultimate family tradition. In 2023, we greeted 926,425 fairgoers over 11 days.

172 years in the making, the fair offers an experience unique to North Carolina for all who attend, and is an unparalleled value with free entertainment, thrilling rides and games, thousands of animals, endless family activities, competitions, vendors and creative deep-fried delights. Come on out and join us for some Homegrown Happiness!

www.ncstatefair.org

  919.821.7400
ncstatefair@ncagr.gov

Nov 24 Header
Date Event Building Contact Info
Every Saturday and Sunday

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 will reopen November 9&10!

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


www.TheRaleighMarket.com

Commercial & Education Buildings &
Outside Grounds East of Dorton Arena
919.839.4560
manager@TheRaleighMarket.com
 
8-9

35th Capital Area Handbell Festival Hundreds of handbell ringers from throughout the region will come together to work with clinician Brenda Asustin, distinguished handbell composer and conductor, at the 35th Capital area Handbell Festival. Several pieces will be rehearsed in preparation for a free public concert at 4pm Saturday, November 9.

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

Admission
Concert at the conclusion of the festival at 4 p.m. Saturday, November 9, is FREE

Scott Building

Ruth Stevens
919-847-7574
rrbusmge@rr.org
https://rr.org/event/capital-area-handbell-festival-2024/

 

16-17

Dixie Gun and Knife Show
Buy, sell, trade. Guns, knives, ammo, military surplus, military collectibles and a whole lot more.

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

Admission 
$9
Cash only

dixiegunandknifeshow.com

Graham Building Dixie
919.781.1287
dixieguns@aol.com

 
19

Triangle Fellowship of Christian Athletes Fall Fundraising Banquet
The fellowship of Christian Athletes seek to lead every coach and athlete in a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and his church. This banquet will be a celebration of what God has done through Triangle FCA and an opportunity to financially support the ministry.

Event Hours
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Admission
Table Host Fee: $250 - 8 seats
Individuals free, donations accepted

Credit card/cash/check accepted

www.trianglefca.org

Scott Building Bailey Vosburg
815.715.2567
bvosburg@fca.org
 
23-24

Carolina Coin & Stamp Show

Event Hours
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Admission
Free

facebook.com/carolinacoinexchange

Holshouser Building Clayton Brewer
910.574.4635
jimmyscoin@yahoo.com
 
29-30

Christmas Carousel Holiday Gift Market
For 36 years 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 foot Jim Graham Building is the setting for the show making it one of the largest Christmas Gift Shows in the state.

Event Hours
Friday & Saturday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Admission
Adults: $9
Seniors (65+)/Military: $8
Children (6-12): $5

Credit Cards/ Cash/ Online Accepted

Graham Building Terri Lambert
336-855-0208
tlambert@christmascarousel.com
www.christmascarousel.com

Dec 24 Header
Date Event Building Contact Info
Every Saturday and Sunday

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.


www.TheRaleighMarket.com

Commercial & Education Buildings & Outside Grounds East of Dorton Arena 919.839.4560
manager@TheRaleighMarket.com
 
29-30

Christmas Carousel Holiday Gift Market
For 36 years 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 foot Jim Graham Building is the setting for the show making it one of the largest Christmas Gift Shows in the state.

Event Hours
Friday & Saturday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Admission
Adults: $9
Seniors (65+)/Military: $8
Children (6-12): $5

Credit Cards/ Cash/ Online Accepted

Graham Building Terri Lambert
336-855-0208
tlambert@christmascarousel.com
www.christmascarousel.com