October 4 to October 13
Celebrating 141 years, the Carolina Classic Fair (formerly the Dixie Classic Fair) is the second largest agricultural fair in North Carolina, averages 325,000 visitors each year. The 10-day annual fair features a world-class carnival with numerous rides and games, nationally known musical entertainment, delicious food and beverage, and exhibits of livestock, poultry, fine arts, and crafts. Looking for accommodations near the fairgrounds? Book your room with the official Carolina Classic Fair hotel partner, the Courtyard by Marriot-University.