Festival Map ~ Coming soon!

Festival Gate Hours
Friday: Noon – 10 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Building and Exhibit Hours
Friday: Noon - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Carnival Hours
Friday: Noon – 10 p.m.*
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.*
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

*May extend for one hour based on attendance

Friday: 9:15 p.m.
Saturday: 9:15 p.m.

Carnival Wrist Bands
Friday: Purchase from Noon to 9 p.m., good all day for unlimited rides
Sunday: Purchase from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., good all day for unlimited rides

Be a Part:
Antique Farm Equipment Registration
Outdoor Vendor Application
Become a Sponsor

Got to Be NC Homegrown Fare presented by Lowes Foods:
Homegrown Fare Application

Official Lodging Partner of the 2017 Got to Be NC Festival

Holiday Inn - Crabtree Valley
Holiday Inn - Crabtree Valley



Bulldozer Sandbox 

Friday: Noon - 8 p.m. 
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. 
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

It's time to play in the dirt! Join the guys in the Grandstand and watch them play in the Bulldozer Sandbox throughout the Festival!

Kids' Pedal Tractor Pull 

Friday: 1 & 3:30 p.m. 
Saturday: 11 a.m.

Due to popular demand, we're expanding the Kids' Pedal Tractor Pull! Head down to the Grandstand with the kids to enjoy the fun and win a ribbon!

Introduction to Aerial Drones for Personal & Business Flying

Friday: 2 p.m.
free spectator admission 
Presented by Go Unmanned! specialists in Drone Technology

Learn about Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones) of various sizes for personal and professional use in a class led by Richard Mankin of Go Unmanned. Learn about applications for travel, agriculture, real estate, and personal fun, and see several drones in operation, even a search and rescue drone. The class will also cover registration and licensing requirements.

Flag Presentations on Horseback

Friday: 5 & 7:30 p.m.

Wake County Sheriff's K-9 Unit

Friday: 6:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.

Antique Tractor Pull

Saturday: 2 - 8 p.m.  

Interested in entering the Antique Tractor Pull? Contact Brad Gaupier at 910-990-1239 or visit .

Garden Tractor & Lawnmower Pull

Sunday: 2 - 8 p.m. 

Interested in entering the Garden Tractor and Lawnmower Pull? Contact Eddie Jones at 919-669-4809 or Jim Best at 919-796-2775.