May 20 – 22, 2016
Times: Fri., noon-10pm; Sat., 9am-10pm; Sun., 9am-8pm
Venue: North Carolina State Fairgrounds Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
A free, family-friendly event at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds with an agricultural twist. Enjoy carnival games and rides, live music, food, animal and agricultural displays, antique tractors and more.
This festival highlights all the great things from N.C. Most of the festival is free with the following exceptions: admission charge for the Food and Wine Expo; pony rides; rides, games and food; Carolina Masonic Pig Jig – adults $ 15 (discounted tickets available for children 11 and under). Free events include the concerts on the outdoor stage, antique tractors and parades, commercial exhibits in the Graham Building, racing pigs, grandstand shows and more. Expand your festival visit at the Chatlee Boat Show in the Scott Building, the Flea Market or Horse Shows, all on the fairgrounds property!