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North Carolina State Fair 2017 Schedule
          October 12 - 22, 2017
        Raleigh, North Carolina


Thursday, October 12, 2017 Schedule

          150th Kickoff Day
$1.50 Admission 3:00 pm. - 9:45 pm.

Time ______ Event ______ Location Code

  All Day • State Fair Monster Mural -- 21

  9:00 am. • 1st Poultry Show & Youth -- 15

10:00 am. • Horse Show: Open Show -- 1

3:00 pm.
  • Bubble Wonders -- 21
  • Circle "C" Racing Pigs -- 24
  • Guy Gilchrist, Cartoonist & Storyteller -- 20
  • Jeff Robbins Mountain Music, Stories & Dance -- 4
  • Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean -- 23
  • The Magic Bean -- 21
  • Our State Public House Opens -- 3



3:30 pm.
  • International All-Star Circus -- 25
  • Music: Cane Mill Road (Bluegrass) -- 3
  • Music: Zoocrü (Jazz / Hip Hop / R & B ) -- 17
  • Team Rock Ninjas -- 24
  • The Cutest Show on Earth -- 21

4:00 pm.
  • Jr. Market Meat Goat Showmanship -- 9
  • N.C. Peanut Growers Association Recipe Contest -- 22
  • Giant Pumpkin & Watermelon Weigh-off -- 15

4:30 pm.
  • Jeff Robbins Mountain Music, Stories & Dance -- 4
  • Strong Man John Beatty -- 24
  • The Magic Bean -- 21



5:00 pm.
  • Bubble Wonders -- 21
  • Circle "C" Racing Pigs -- 24
  • Guy Gilchrist, Cartoonist & Storyteller -- 20
  • Red Trouser Show -- 16

5:30 pm.
  • Imperial Chinese Acrobats -- 25
  • Music: Cane Mill Road (Bluegrass) -- 3
  • Music: Zoocrü (Jazz/Hip Hop/R&B) -- 17
  • Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean -- 23
  • Team Rock Ninjas -- 24
  • The Cutest Show on Earth -- 21

6:00 pm.
  • Jeff Robbins Mountain Music, Stories & Dance -- 4
  • Jr. Ewe/Jr. Market Lamb Showmanship -- 9
  • The Magic Bean -- 21

6:30 pm.
  • Bubble Wonders -- 21
  • Strong Man John Beatty -- 24
  • The Cutest Show on Earth -- 21



7:00 pm.
  • Circle "C" Racing Pigs -- 24
  • Guy Gilchrist, Cartoonist & Storyteller -- 20
  • International All-Star Circus -- 25
  • Laser Light Show -- 3

7:30 pm.
  • Music: State Fair Battle of the Bands -- 19
  • Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean -- 23
  • Team Rock Ninjas -- 24

8:30 pm.
  • Imperial Chinese Acrobats -- 25
  • Strong Man John Beatty -- 24
  • Circle "C" Racing Pigs -- 24

9:45 pm. - Fireworks

North Carolina State Fair
2017 Schedules

  • Oct 12 - Thursday     • Oct 13 - Friday

  • Oct 14 - Saturday     • Oct 15 - Sunday

  • Oct 19 - Thursday    



Event Location Code:
    1 - Hunt Horse Complex
    2 - Heritage Church & Demo Tent
    3 - Pitzer Heritage Circle
    4 - Tobacco Pavilion
    5 - Flower & Garden Show
    6 - N.C. Wildlife Commission Exhibit
    7 - Rabbit & Cavy Barn
    8 - Rand Grandstand & Market Place
    9 - Expo Center
  10 - "The Nest" Official State Fair Merchandise
  11 - Free Entertainment
  12 - Mobile Dairy Classroom
  13 - Kelley Building
  14 - Graham Building
  15 - Apprentice Tent / Poultry Tent
  16 - Free Entertainment
  17 - Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  18 - North Dorton Lawn
  19 - Dorton Arena
  20 - South Dorton & Field of Dreams
  21 - Kiddieland Stage & Casey's Clubhouse
  22 - Education Building
  23 - Free Entertainment
  24 - Free Entertainment
  25 - Free Entertainment


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