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Hotel near NC State Fairgrounds


Bring the whole family for a full day of amusement and fun when you stay at our hotel near NC State Fairgrounds! Home of the popular Annual State Fair and Southern Farm Show, the NC State Fairgrounds also hosts the state’s largest indoor and outdoor flea market, as well as 350 full-service RV access sites. With 8 on-site facilities and taking up around 400,000 square-feet of space, there’s always something grand and exciting happening at the State Fairgrounds—something you’ll definitely want to add to your itinerary of things to do in Raleigh! Book one of our modern and unique rooms at our hotel near the North Carolina State Fairground, Raleigh, NC, and check out some of the biggest events in the area.

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Events of the Year


While the Annual State Fair may be the biggest event at the NC State Fairgrounds, there are certainly many year-round events happening at the expansive venue that brings crowds of curious and eager visitors. No matter what time of year you’re in the Raleigh area, there’s sure to be a fun and unique event happening at the NC State Fairgrounds! Make sure to check any of these events happening throughout the seasons:



Southern Farm Show (February), The Wedding Show (January), Bass & Salt Water Fishing Expo (January), The Christmas Carousel Holiday Gift Market (December)



The NC State Fair (October), Kennel Club Dog Shows (September), Greek Festival (September), NC Gourd Arts & Craft Festival (November)



Southern Ideal Home Show (April), Garden Brothers Circus (March), International Festival of Raleigh (March), Precious Gem & Mineral Show (April)



Raleigh Bottle Club Antique Bottle & Collectibles Show (June), NC Japan Summer Festival (July), The Original Coin & Currency Show (Ju


Mark your calendar and get the full North Carolina experience when you book your stay at our hotel near North Carolina State Fairgrounds!