Tickets for the 2023 NC State Fair are now available

RALEIGH — Tickets for the upcoming 2023 NC State Fair are now available for purchase through Oct. 12.

Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for youth ages 6-12.

One-day unlimited ride wristbands are also available for purchase online at a cost of $30 each. Ride ticket credits will be $10 for 18 ticket credits during the advance sale timeframe.

Per a press release, ride ticket credits for this year’s fair will be on a “chipped card” that will automatically debit the ticket count for that ride. Additionally, hang on to those cards because ride credits will now carry over from year-to-year.

Special themed ticket packages offered this year include:

  • Dizzy Pass – One gate admission ticket and one unlimited ride wristband for $38
  • Kegs & Cork Pass – One gate admission ticket, one NC Public House beer + wine ticket for $17
  • State Fair Flyer Package – Two gate admission tickets and two round-trip State Fair Flyer tickets for $34
  • State Fair SkyGazer – One gate admission ticket and one State Fair SkyGazer ticket for $14

For more information in planning a trip to this year’s fair, visit the NC State Fair’s official website: