Got To Be NC Festival 2017

Got To Be NC Festival 2017

The Got to Be NC Festival 2017 at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds is May 19-21, 2017. Admission at the gate and parking are FREE!
There is free admission and parking to the Got to Be NC Festival. Some special events and activities will cost money. You can also take the free shuttle from Carter-Finley Stadium to Gate 9 from 10:00 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Saturday and on Sunday Noon – 7 p.m.

This year’s Got To Be NC Festival 2017 will have fun carnival rides and games, food, snacks and drinks from numerous independent food vendors, a daily tractor parade, pig races, pony rides, farm equipment shows, and exciting shows and demonstrations at the Grandstand.

Just some of the things at this year’s Got To Be NC festival include animals, antique farm equipment, food, carnival rides and games, music, family entertainment for free, The Pig Patch Birthing Center where you can see piglets being born, pig races, pony rides and rabbits.

Lineman’s Rodeo Demonstration will have live line demonstrations such as pole-top transformer changing demonstrations, pole-top rescues and more.

All kinds of music will be there as part of the free entertainment. Music like the Carolina Bluegrass Battle, rock bands and country music bands perform at Dorton Arena over the three-day event.

New For Got To Be NC Festival 2017:

The State Fair Flyer. Ride high in the sky over the midway and watch all the happenings down below. Tickets are $5 one way or $8 round trip.

Sand sculpture by Sandyfeet. Watch sand sculpture artist Ed Moore and his team of sculpturists creating a sand sculpture just for Got To Be NC.

Drone use in agriculture. Geared toward NC agriculture is a special presentation Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Uses in Agriculture
UAV. This is an introduction on how to use a drone in the application of agriculture. It takes place in the Grandstand on Friday May 19, 2017 at 2 p.m.
Free admission!

Bulldozer Sandbox is another new exhibit this year. Huge bulldozers will be playing in the dirt at the Grandstands. Big toys for the big boys!


Got To Be NC Festival 2017 Fireworks

Got To Be NC Festival 2017 Fireworks

Fireworks go off both Friday and Saturday night at 9:15PM.







Watch the Got To Be NC Festival tractor parade! Kids just love it!

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