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N.C. State Fair

October 12-21, 2018

Opening day postponed to Oct. 12 due to Hurricane Michael.

It's the favorite week of North Carolinians (and our neighbors). It's N.C. State Fair week in Raleigh, and the capital city area is happy to welcome every one of the expected 1,000,000+ visitors to the fair.

Below is some information to get you started; for full details, find the fair's website at

"Get Tickets," "Rides and Games" and "Homegrown Music Fest Schedule" photos: Brian Magee Photography