Competitions at the North Carolina State Fair allow entrants to showcase and explore their talents

When looking at all the blue-ribbon winners at the North Carolina State Fair, the story of how the food, art, or livestock got there isn’t always at the forefront of the mind. From baking and gardening to art and livestock, competitions at the State Fair offer a chance for individuals of all ages and backgrounds to showcase their talents and passions. With 394 divisions and 4,027 classes of competitions to enter, there is something for everyone to take an interest in. Whether you’re a seasoned professional in your choice of competition or someone just getting started, there is something at…

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What makes the North Carolina State Fair the “Best. Day. Ever!”

From showing livestock to chowing down on your favorite fair foods, the North Carolina State Fair is a beloved tradition in our state. With so much to offer, the Fair offers a unique experience for every person that attends with free entertainment, thrilling rides and games, animals, family activities, competitions, vendors and of course, deep-fried foods. Our theme for the 2023 N.C. State Fair is “Best. Day. Ever!” and that is just what we plan to make it for every single fairgoer. As the fall comes around, we thought it would be fun to highlight some of our N.C. State…

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