81st Annual North Carolina Gourd Arts and Crafts Festival

  • Dates: November 4, 2023 - November 5, 2023
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Presenting Organization: North Carolina Gourd Society
  • Venue: Holshouser Building at North Carolina State Fairgrounds
  • Location: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Address: 4285 Trinity Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Phone: 919.576.5928
  • Times: 9am-5pm
  • Admission: $5 adults, free for children 12 and under


Join us for some gourd fun! Gourd artisans and crafters from across the USA will compete and amaze with gourds and gourd crafts for sale, demonstrations and workshops. You won't want to miss the craftsmanship that will be on display! These ain't your grandpa's gourds!