In the News

  • Take Triangle Transit to the State Fair: The Independent Weekly’s blog Triangulator is happy to to focus on something other than the Stock Market…cue the Fair. Bob Geary gives you info on the Park and Ride program for the Fair, one of the best ways to save gas and avoid any hassle.
  • State Fair Express bus: The Carrboro Citizen notes there are also buses for Chapel Hill and Durham folks to make their ways into Raleigh for the Fair.
  • State Fair tickets on sale: Fair blogger Tara Calishain over at WRAL reminds you to stop by area malls to pick up your advance tickets to save money.
  • 2008 Farm Frenzy voting underway!: Garner Magnet High School is asking for votes for their Farm Animal Frenzy entry, on display now at Raleigh’s Triangle Town Center mall.

About Cotton Candy

Karlie Justus - blogged for the 2008 / 2009 N.C. State Fairs. This is her bio from 2009: When I'm not blogging for the N.C. State Fair, I go by Karlie Justus--but Cotton Candy suits me just fine. My earliest memories of the Fair are of the times my parents would bring my brother and I up from Asheville, N.C. for a double dose of the Fair and a N.C. State football game. Fast-forward two decades later, and I'm a public information officer for the deep fried celebration whose must-see Fair attractions include the giant pumpkins, decorated cakes and deep fried Oreos.

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