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North Carolina State Fair – Oct. 15-25

NC State Fair - Oct 15-25

The North Carolina State Fair will open the gates to its 148th event this Thursday at 3 p.m. Will you be waiting in line?

This year’s event will be packed with tons of attractions including agriculture and animals, games and rides, fried foods of all types, a great concert series and fireworks every night.

Former fair goers and event newbies are sure to find plenty of things to do and see during the 11-day event.

Check out the Homegrown North Carolina Concert Series bands and make a plan to attend one or more shows!
Oct. 15 – Firehouse with The Fifth (rock)
Oct. 16 – The Great I Am:  A one-night only concert with The Summit Church featuring: Kaimy Masse, Hank Murphy and Summit Worship (contemporary Christian)
Oct. 17 – Jason Michael Carroll with Luke Combs and Stephanie Quayle (country)
Oct. 18 – Orquesta GarDel (Latin/salsa)
Oct. 19 – Nuv Yug presents Bollywood Night (Indian)
Oct. 20 – Black Sheep with Shadina (R&B/hip hop)
Oct. 21 – Band of Oz & The Embers (beach)
Oct. 22 – A Night of Praise, featuring the Wake Chapel Choir, Instrument of Praise Gospel Concert Chorale and Watts Chapel Gospel Choir (gospel)
Oct. 23 – The Love Language with Spider Bags (indie)
Oct. 24 – Charlie Daniels Band with Kasey Tyndall (country)
Oct. 25 – Nantucket with Sidewinder (rock)

Want the inside scoop on the very best fair food? The News & Observer’s food writer had a chance to sample some of the newest “deep-fried delicacies” available this year. Read her article here.

Fair tickets are still available for purchase online here. Get yours today!

NC State Fair
NC State Fair
NC State Fair

2015 NC State Fair Map

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