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Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown

1815 Front Street  Durham  North Carolina  27705  USA 

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To make reservations by phone, call 1-800-321-2211 in the USA and Canada (or any of our worldwide reservation telephone numbers).

Visitor's Guide: Raleigh/Durham

North Carolina State Fair

More Than Just a Carnival
  • 1025 Blue Ridge Road  State Fairgrounds 
  • Raleigh,  NC  27607
  • Phone: +1 919 821 7400
  • Fax: +1 919 733 5079
  • Web:  
  • Neighborhood: Raleigh, Inside Beltline
  • Category: Major Events
  • Accessible for persons with disabilities: yes


The ultimate carnival, this ten-day event held each year in mid-October, is a ritual for most locals. Where else can you feast on roasted corn, funnel cakes and sausage sandwiches, view prize-winning livestock, witness bizarre carnival acts, check out midway rides and games, catch a concert and see fireworks (whew!) all in one day? It can get expensive, though, so take advantage of advance ticket sales (admission and rides) and promotions.

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