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Festivals in Raleigh, NC.
Festivals, Craft Shows, Trade Shows

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October 2, 2021

RoxboroNC.com

(336) 599-8333
Main Street - Roxboro, NC

The Personality Festival appeals to kids of all ages. Celebrating its 40th year, it is the largest festival in Person County, with 10,000 to 15,000 attending over a two-day period. Call Chamber of Commerce for full details.

October 2, 2021

randlemanchamber.com

(336) 495-1100
Downtown - Randleman, NC

Covers 1 mile area of Main Street and new Commerce Square Park in hometown of the "King" of NASCAR Richard Petty and the Petty Family. Randleman is home to 4 NASCAR Hall of Fame  inductees. Petty Fan Club meets at the Petty Museum and the Victory Junction Camp built by the Petty family for children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses is also located in Randleman. Food, fun, arts, crafts, music, car show and more all in Randleman, NC. Most of the proceeds from the car show go to support 3 area non profit projects.

October 22 - 24, 2021

MadeInTheSouthShows.com

This is a VIP Promoter
(704) 847-9480
Cabarras Arena & Events Center - Concord, NC

Christmas Made in the South is focused on keeping the world of fine artisans and craftspeople vibrant. Exhibitors will be there all three days demonstrating and selling their handcrafted works, Santa's elves hard at work.

November 19 - 21, 2021

WNCHolidayFair.net

(828) 606-8680
Davis Event Center WNC Ag Center - Fletcher, NC

'Tis the Season Holiday Fair is a festive shopping event featuring fabulous art, crafts, adornments for the home as well as delectable holiday food and NC wines. Tis the Season Holiday Fair will be November 19th -21st, 2021 at the WNC Ag Center in the Davis Event Center located near beautiful Asheville, NC.

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Events in Raleigh, NC — upcoming

July 10 - September 26, 2021

The Raleigh Market

Historic State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 7/8/2021

A Flea Market organized by The Raleigh Market.
This North Carolina Flea Market will have crafts, flea market, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and tba food booths.
September - October 2021 (dates not updated) ?

La Fiesta Del Pueblo - Virtual & Drive Through

Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina, Raleigh, NC Or Online at

Status: Updated 9/17/2020

A Music Festival organized by El Pueblo, Inc..
This North Carolina Music Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and 15 food booths. There will be 2 stages with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sun 12pm-8pm. This event will also include: children's carnival, health fair, public safety fair, justice fair.
September 28 - October 2, 2021

IBMA World of Bluegrass

Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 6/7/2021

A Bluegrass Festival organized by International Bluegrass Music Association.
This North Carolina Bluegrass Festival will have commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 2 stages with International and National talent and the hours will be See website for full schedule. This event will also include: songwriter workshop, instrument workshops, teacher workshop, many more.
October 1 - 2, 2021

PNC Wide Open Bluegrass Festival

Red Hat Amphitheater & Downtown, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 4/26/2021

A Bluegrass Festival organized by International Bluegrass Music Association.
This North Carolina Bluegrass Festival will have crafts, commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 8 stages with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be All Days 12pm-11pm. Admission tickets are $30 - $140.
October 14 - 24, 2021

North Carolina State Fair

State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 10/1/2020

A State Fair organized by North Carolina State Fair.
This North Carolina State Fair will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and tba food booths. There will be 2 stages with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Thu 3pm-12 midnight, Fri 8am-12 midnight, Sat 8am-12 midnight, Sun 8am-11pm, Mon 8am-11pm, Tue 8am-11pm, Wed 8am-11pm, Thurs 8am-12 midnight, Fri 8am-12 midnight, Sat 8am-12 midnight, Sun 8am-11pm. Admission tickets are $3 - $9. This event will also include: competitons, rides, games, ag exhibits.
November 6, 2021 - September 25, 2022

The Raleigh Market

Historic State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 7/8/2021

A Flea Market organized by The Raleigh Market.
This North Carolina Flea Market will have crafts, flea market, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and tba food booths.
November 6 - 7, 2021

NC Gourd Arts and Craft Festival

Holshouser Building NC State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 6/10/2021

A Craft Show organized by North Carolina Gourd Society.
This North Carolina Craft Show will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail and homegrown products exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $3.
November 2021 (dates not updated) ?

A (Virtual) Shopping Spree

Online only at

Status: Updated 10/6/2020

A Craft Show organized by Junior League of Raleigh.
This North Carolina Craft Show will have fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $10 - $25.
November 13, 2021

Mistletoe Market Holiday Fair

Wakefield High School, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 9/13/2021

A Craft Show organized by Wakefield High School.
This North Carolina Craft Show will have fine art, fine craft and crafts exhibitors, and local food booths. Admission tickets are $5.
November 13 - 14, 2021

The International Festival

State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 3/23/2021

An Ethnic Festival organized by NC Vibes.
This North Carolina Ethnic Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, film, flea market, commercial/retail, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 60 food booths. There will be 2 stages with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-10pm. Admission tickets are $5 - $8. This event will also include: children's activities, demonstrations, write with suggestions.
November 20, 2021

NC State Crafts Center Holiday Crafts Fair

NC State Univeristy - Frank Thompson Building, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 7/8/2021

A Holiday Celebration organized by North Carolina State University, the Craft Center.
This North Carolina Holiday Celebration will have fine art and fine craft exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $3. This event will also include demonstrations.
November 26 - 28, 2021

Christmas Carousel Holiday Gift Market

NC State Fairgrouds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 6/30/2021

A Holiday Celebration organized by Southeast Productions, Inc..
This North Carolina Holiday Celebration will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $8 - $9. This event will also include santa will be there all three days.
December 4, 2021

Scandinavian Christmas Fair

Holshouser Bldg at NC State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 11/5/2020

A Holiday Celebration organized by Scanfair.
This North Carolina Holiday Celebration will have crafts exhibitors and tba food booths. There will be 1 stage with International talent and the hours will be Sat 10am-5pm. Admission tickets are $1 - $7.
February 2 - 4, 2022

Southern Farm Show

North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 12/22/2020

A Trade Show organized by Southern Shows, Inc..
This North Carolina Trade Show will have commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and no food booths.
February 11 - 13, 2022

Downtown Raleigh Home Show

Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 12/18/2020

A Home and Garden Show organized by Marketplace Events.
This North Carolina Home and Garden Show will have commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $8 - $10. This event will also include: celebrity guests, stage presenters, cooking demonstrations and more.
February 2022 (dates not updated) ?

Raleigh Body Mind Spirit Expo

North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 10/30/2020

A Lifestyle-Healthy Living Event organized by Body Mind Spirit Expos.
This North Carolina Lifestyle-Healthy Living Event will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $11 - $12. This event will also include: lectures, demos.
April 2022 (dates not updated) ?

Fairgrounds Southern Ideal Home Show

North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 10/1/2020

A Home and Garden Show organized by Marketplace Events.
This North Carolina Home and Garden Show will have commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $8 - $10.
April 22 - 24, 2022

Southern Womens' Show ~ Raleigh

NC State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 12/22/2020

A Lifestyle-Healthy Living Event organized by Southern Shows, Inc..
This North Carolina Lifestyle-Healthy Living Event will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 2 stages with Local talent and the hours will be Fri 10am-8pm, Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 11am-6pm. Admission tickets are $10 - $12. This event will also include: cooking stage, spotlight stage, dancing like the stars, firefighter fashion show.
May 2022 (dates not updated) ?

Raleigh Flea Market - May

Historic State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 5/6/2020

A Flea Market organized by Raleigh Flea Market.
This North Carolina Flea Market will have crafts, flea market, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and tba food booths.
May 2022 (dates not updated) ?

Repticon Raleigh Reptile & Exotic Animal Show

North Carolina State Fairgrounds Scott Building, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 4/27/2021

A Pet-themed Event organized by Repticon Reptile & Exotic Animal Shows.
This North Carolina Pet-themed Event will have commercial/retail exhibitors and no food booths. Admission tickets are $5 - $15.
June 2022 (dates not updated) ?

NC Hiphop Festival

Various Locations, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 6/9/2021

A Music Festival organized by North Carolina Hiphop Festival Inc.
This North Carolina Music Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, film, flea market, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 7 food booths. There will be 3 stages with International, National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 6pm-11:30pm, Sat 11am-11:30pm, Sun 3pm-8pm. Admission tickets are $25 - $75.
June 2022 (dates not updated) ?

Tacos 'N Taps - Triangle

N.C. State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 5/19/2021

A Food Festival organized by Drink Eat Relax Events, LLC.
This North Carolina Food Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail, homegrown products and corp./information exhibitors, and tba food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sat 12pm-5pm. Admission tickets are $30 - $50. This event will also include: pinata punching, games, contests.
June 2022 (dates not updated) ?

The Bead Mercantile Show -- Summer Raleigh

DoubleTree by Hilton Raleigh Crabtree Valley, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 6/29/2021

A Gem-Jewelry-Bead Show organized by The Best Bead Show.
This North Carolina Gem-Jewelry-Bead Show will have fine craft and commercial/retail exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $3 - $6.
August 2022 (dates not updated) ?

Raleigh Body Mind Spirit Expo

North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 3/30/2021

A Lifestyle-Healthy Living Event organized by Body Mind Spirit Expos.
This North Carolina Lifestyle-Healthy Living Event will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail, homegrown products and corp./information exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $11 - $12. This event will also include: lectures, demos.