state fair

Oct 12, 2017  |  Events

The 150th N.C. State Fair

The 150th NC State Fair begins today and runs for the next 11 days. Check out NC State's participation at the fair, from the Food Science Club's Howling Cow tent to the Animal Science Club's State Fair Ark and cow-milking exhibit.

Oct 10, 2016  |  Events

Howling Cow Debuts New Flavor at NC State Fair

Check out the newest Howling Cow flavor, Caramel Apple Crunch, at this year's North Carolina State Fair, which begins on Thursday and runs through Sunday, Oct. 23. Trust us, it's worth the wait.

Oct 13, 2015  |  Events

Fried Food Is Foundation of Fair

The North Carolina State Fair begins on Friday and runs through Sunday, Oct. 25. Check out some of the new food options and the opportunity to have daily lunch at the fairgrounds.

Oct 22, 2014  |  Campus Life

Soarin’ Over the State Fair

NC State's Aerial Robotics Club gives fairgoers a bird's eye view of the future of flight with ongoing demonstrations of radio-controlled aircraft.

Oct 9, 2014  |  Campus Life

Find the Value of Pie at State Fair

The state fair is just around the corner, promising rides, exhibits, apple pie and extra large servings of heavily fried foods.

Oct 10, 2013

Linguistics Project the Talk of the Fair

If you speak one of the diverse dialects of North Cackalacky, you'll feel right at home visiting Walt Wolfram's display at the State Fair this month. Speak nicely and you may even get a button courtesy of the North Carolina Language and Life Project.

Oct 11, 2012

State Fair Begins Thursday

Milk a cow, try the new Howling Cow icecream flavor or learn about rain-scaping. It's all at the North Carolina State Fair, starting on Thursday.

Oct 19, 2011

Homegrown Talent

Meet two of the horticultural masterminds behind a garden spot at the N.C. State Fair—they're your colleagues—and see our photo gallery.

Oct 22, 2010

‘Tarheel Talk’ Exhibit Spices Up Fair

Fair visitors found out if they have an ear for dialect—and whether they're dingbatters—at the North Carolina Language and Life booth. Test your talent for Tar Heel talk with an online quiz. target="_blank">

Oct 22, 2009

Deep Fried Ambassador

Suzanne Stanard, who began her own blog only a few months ago, is having fun with her latest unpaid gig: the State Fair's official Deep Fried Ambassador.