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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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  • Elevators Indoor:
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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  

Goodguys 3rd N.C. Nationals

  • April 28, 2017 - April 30, 2017
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Goodguys returns to the Carolinas for another exciting weekend of nostalgic hot roddin' fun! Grab your family and all your friends and head on out t... View Details

Got to Be NC Festival

  • May 19, 2017 - May 21, 2017
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Join your friends and family for three great days of down-home celebration North Carolina-style at the 2017 Got to Be NC Festival at the North Carolin... View Details

Old North State Antique Gun and Military Show

  • June 03, 2017 - June 04, 2017
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Arms and Memorabilia of the Civil War, Indian Wars, WWI, WWII, etc. will be exhibited, bought, sold and traded. View Details

North Carolina State Fair

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

Nothing Could Be Finer than the 2017 North Carolina State Fair! Come out and enjoy the fun with your friends and family for a true North Carolina trad... View Details

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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

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

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