North Carolina State Fair

Fair has roots in ag exhibition

Posted October 12, 2012 7:47 a.m. EDT
Updated October 12, 2012 7:49 a.m. EDT

— Like state and county fairs across the country, the NC State Fair has a fundamental purpose beyond fried food and fast rides. 

Farmers from across the state come to Raleigh for these 10 days to show livestock. The animal barns offer urban families an insight into this important part of our economy.