Got to Be NC Festival * May 18th-20th 2018*


Got to Be NC Festival * May 18th-20th 2018*

NC State Fair

1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607

Friday: Noon – 10 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Join your friends and family for three great days of down-home celebration North Carolina-style at the Got to Be NC Festival at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. Gate Admission and Parking are FREE!

North Carolina food companies, breweries and wineries will be sampling and selling some of the
most delightful flavors North Carolina has to offer in the Homegrown Marketplace presented by
Lowes Foods.

Dan Dan the Farmer Man will be onsite for kids’ entertainment as well as an agri-tainment show and Lauryn Zepeda with Gringo the Trick Pony. There will also be live cooking demonstrations, exhibits, a carnival, fireworks and more!


Festival Gate Hours
 Noon -10 p.m. 
  9 a.m. – 10 p.m. 
9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Carnival Hours
 Noon – 10 p.m.
10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Building and Exhibit Hours
 Noon – 8 p.m.
 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

There will be a free shuttle from Carter-Finley Stadium to Gate 9 during the peak hours of 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Saturday and Noon – 7 p.m. on Sunday.

 Is everything free at the Got to Be NC Festival?  
You can enjoy a full day of family fun without spending a dime at the Got to Be NC Festival. However, some of the events and activities cost money or require a special admission. They are:

  • Carnival Rides and Games
  • Food from Independent Vendors
  • Got to Be NC Homegrown Fare presented by Lowes Foods- $3 adult admission
  • Pony Rides
  • Masonic Carolina Pig Jig – $15 adults, $5 ages 7-11, Free under 7

Fearrington Village in Pittsboro, NC is an ideal community to live in with shops, restaurants, medical facilities and a variety of “neighborhoods” to choose from.  Both Sandy Savage and Lisa Skumpija are local experienced Fearrington Village realtors who specialize in listing and selling in the Pittsboro, Chatham County real estate markets.

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