It's officially fall, and with the changing of leaves and cooler weather comes a lot of North Carolinians' favorite state event, the North Carolina State Fair! Spectrum News has you covered for all information related to the 150th state fair including new rides and attractions, new food, park and parking maps, ticket information and hours.
NEW RIDES AND ATTRACTIONS
Visitors can enjoy roughly four new rides and several more new attractions this year including:
NEW FOOD AND DRINKS
This year, fair goers can try more than 20 new deep fried, sweet and savory creations. In addition to the new foods, visitors will be able to, for the first time ever, purchase flights of beer and wine to sample. Below is just a few of the new options:
Thursday, Oct. 12: 3 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 13: 8 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 14: 8 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Sunday, Oct. 15: 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 16: 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 17: 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 18: 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 19: 8 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 20: 8 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 21: 8 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Sunday, Oct. 22: 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.
RIDE TICKETS *Most rides require five-six tickets
RIDE WRISTBANDS *Ride an unlimited amount of times for one day with a wristband