RALEIGH, N.C. – The N.C. State Fair is just around the corner, and it will surely be your “Best.Day.EVER!” To prepare for the Fair, this weekend will be the last weekend for the flea market before the fairgrounds closes to the public. The Raleigh Market will close at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, and will re-open at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4.
“The State Fair is North Carolina’s longest tradition. To prepare for such a big event, fairgrounds access will be limited to those with credentials or special access passes issued by the NB.C. State Fairstarting Monday, Sept. 25,” said Kent Yelverton, N.C. State Fair manager. Included in those are State Fair employees, vendors, exhibitors, and members of the news media, provided they have the appropriate permits.
The 2023 N.C. State Fair runs Oct 12-22 at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. The fair provides lifelong memories for everyone that attends. With free entertainment, thrilling rides and games, thousands of animals, endless family activities, competitions, vendors and creative deep-fried delights, it is something many look forward to. For more information, visit www.ncstatefair.org or connect on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok @ncstatefair.
The Raleigh Market is held every weekend at the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh and is recognized as one of the finest flea markets in the United States. Shop vintage, collectible, antique, handcrafted and more at the hundred of indoor and outdoor vendors. The Raleigh Market is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. except for the month of October.
–Andrea Ashby, N.C. State Fair