NC State Fair advance tickets on sale

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina State Fair returns to the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh Oct. 13 – 23, and fairgoers can save money on admission and rides by purchasing tickets online in advance.

“Buying in advance can save you up to 45% off prices compared to buying when you arrive at the fair,” said Kent Yelverton, state fair manager.

Advance tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for youth ages six to 12 and $5 for senior adults ages 65 and over. Ride wristbands are $30 per wristband or a sheet of 18 ride tickets is $10. Discounted advance tickets are available Aug. 15 through Oct. 13.