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Jim Graham Building
N.C. State Fairgrounds
1025 Blue Ridge Rd
Raleigh, NC

Show Hours

Friday, November 27
9am – 6pm
Saturday, November 28
9am – 6pm
Sunday, November 29
11am – 5pm


Adults                     $9

Seniors/Military    $8

Children  (6 – 12)   $5

Children (5 & younger)   Free

Get Hand Stamped for Same Day Return

Multi-Day Return passes will not be available this year.


The Christmas Carousel has 2 complimentary wheelchairs available on a first come basis at the show entrance. Photo id required to borrow.  


The Christmas Carousel welcomes registered service animals only. Because of the crowds at this indoor event we ask that you please refrain from bringing your pets. 


Parking is always free and plentiful at the NC State Fairgrounds. Handicap parking is available close to the show entrance. There is also a drop off area in front of the building at the entrance tent. 

Skip the Ticket Line!

We encourage everyone to purchase tickets online prior to arriving to the event. Tickets will be available at the door but to avoid lines and practice social distancing please purchase online at the link below.

Check Back For Tickets

Purchase e-Tickets and pay NO SERVICE FEE