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

Carnival Wristbands
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



Imagine the added fun of camping with the kids after a fun filled day at the Got to Be NC Festival. The fairgrounds has 350 full-service spaces with hook-ups for water, sewer, and electric (20-50 amps) for just $35 a night. Back-in hook-up access for visits of 14 days or less are provided as well as complimentary Wi-Fi.

No advance reservations taken. Reserve spot on day of arrival only. Check in upon arrival by calling (919) 612-6767.

Click here for more information about camping at the N.C. State Fair



Find us near the I-440 and US Highway 70 junction, a quarter-mile from Crabtree Valley Mall. We're within 15 minutes of downtown Raleigh, the Raleigh Convention Center, and PNC Arena. RDU International Airport is 10 miles away. Enjoy our fitness center and outdoor pool. Every stay starts with a warm DoubleTree Cookie.

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