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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:
  • Outdoor:
  • 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
Holshouser Building X       13600.00     1500         900         No  
Hunt Horse Complex X       81000.00     4748                 No  
Kerr Scott Building X       21000.00     2000         1500         No  
Heritage Circle, Sam Rand Grandstand and surrounding grounds X           4000                 No  
Dorton Arena X       25000.00     7610                 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       40000.00     5333                 No  

Scanfair: Scandinavian Christmas Fair

  • December 02, 2017
  • Location: Holshouser Building
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The Scandinavian Christmas Fair is a celebration of the rich traditions of the Nordic countries: Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. This ol... 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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