High-flying rides and deep-fried pies—the 154th annual N.C. State Fair returns to Raleigh, Oct. 13-23!

The N.C. State Fair announced 40 new sweets, treats and over-the-top concoctions for foodies to look forward to in 2022. Hot foods, loaded-to-the-max foods, messy foods, foods we had no idea could actually go together—you'll find them all! We've listed 20 of our favorite new options below to help get your fair food game plan started. 
 

Quesadillas with Cactus, Chorizo, Aguas Frescas Pineapple and Horchata, Guayaba, Gorditas

from Anita's Authentic Mexican Street Food

Fair Foods 2022

 

Deep Fried Piggy Tails 

from Beaver Concessions

Fair Foods 2022

 

Deep Fried Bacon Mac-n-Cheese Tacos

from Bubba's Bacon

Fair Foods 2022

 

Deep Fried Cuban Rolls

from Chef's D'Lites

Fair Foods 2022

 

DILLYlicious Loaded Pickles

from Chester's Gators and Taters

Fair Foods 2022

 

Sparkling Churros

from Churros To Go

Fair Foods 2022

 

Jerk BBQ Pulled Pork Bowl

from Cool Runnings

Fair Foods 2022

 

DoriEsquites

from Douglas Farms

Fair Foods 2022

 

Smokin' Bovine Roll

from Fat Boys BBQ

Fair Foods 2022

 

Banana Cream Pie Donut

from Fluffys Handcut Donuts

Fair Foods 2022

 

Korean Corn Dogs

from Golden K Dog

Fair Foods 2022

 

Honey Butter Chicken Fries

from Golden K Dog

Fair Foods 2022

 

Thanksgiving Stuffed Turkey Leg

from Hickory Tree Turkey BBQ

Fair Foods 2022

 

Pumpkin Spice Mini Pancakes

from Hot Chix Hotcakes & Chicken

Fair Foods 2022

 

Buffalo Chicken Pinwheels

from La Farm Bakery

Fair Foods 2022

 

Salmon Pops

from Oak City Fish and Chips

Fair Foods 2022

 

Mini-Blueberry Pie

from Original Mineapple Pie

Fair Foods 2022

 

Quesabirrias Tacos

from South Raleigh Civitan

Fair Foods 2022

 

Chicken Bacon Ranch Waffle Stick

from Waffle Chix

Fair Foods 2022

 

And that's not all! See the fully-revealed list of new goodies and over-the-top concoctions, including a map of where to find each item, here!

 

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Header photo by Justin Kase Conder; other photos provided by the N.C. State Fair

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