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North Carolina State Fairgrounds

  • 1025 Blue Ridge Rd.
    Raleigh, NC 27607

Eight facilities plus two facilities/grounds which house the state’s largest indoor/outdoor flea market. The grounds also offer 350 full-service RV access sites, and amenities include free parking in addition to convenient access from I-40, I-440 and I-540. Events are staged at the fairgrounds year-round; call or visit website. Private catering service is available.


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  • Accepts Major Credit Cards:
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  • Elevators Indoor:
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  • Near Interstate:
North Carolina State Fairgrounds Meeting Facility
  • Total Sqft.: 400,000
  • Largest Room: 95,000
  • Theatre Capacity: 16,333
  • Banquet Capacity: 2,550
  • Any Outside Catering Allowed:
  • Indoor:
  • Band Allowed:
  • Parking Onsite:
  • Rental Equipment Available:
  • Wireless in Meeting Space:

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception Media
Gov. Holshouser Building X       13600.00     1500         900         No  
Gov. James B. Hunt Horse Complex X                           No  
Gov. W. Kerr Scott Building X       19000.00     2000         1500         No  
Heritage Circle, Sam Rand Grandstand and surrounding grounds X                           No  
J.S. Dorton Arena X       25000.00     7500                 No  
Jim Graham Building X       95000.00                     No  
L.R. Harrill Center & Dorms X                           No  
Gov. James G. Martin Building 39 X 59       9496.00             150         No  
Exposition Center X       50000.00     5333                 No  

Raleigh Gluten and Allergen Free Wellness Event

  • August 12, 2017
  • Location: Scott Building
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607

Come explore the Gluten and Allergen Free Wellness Event, where learning is fun and delicious. Admission to events includes free product sampling... View Details

2017 N.C. State Fair

  • October 12, 2017 - October 22, 2017
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

The N.C. State Fair is a first-class, family-oriented entertainment and educational event occurring each Oct. in Raleigh. Our Fair is the largest even... View Details

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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499