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Southern Farm Show
North Carolina State Fairgrounds
Raleigh, NC

Frequently Asked Questions

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Where is parking?

Parking for the show is located on Trinity Road near the corner with Blue Ridge Rd. Parking within the fairgrounds is not allowed during the show.

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Is handicapped parking available?

Vehicles with handicapped tags may enter Gate 9 off of Trinity Rd


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Is food available at the show?

The show includes concession stands and food trucks

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Are there recommended hotels?

Yes.  They are listed at this LINK.

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Is the show open to the general public?


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Can equipment be purchased at the show?

Exhibitors are allowed to sell equipment on display for pickup after the conclusion of the show on Friday.

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Are motorized vehicles allowed?

Only battery-operated wheelchairs and scooters are allowed.  Golf carts and four-wheelers are not permitted.

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Is RV parking available?

The NC State Fairgrounds has RV capabilities.  For details, see RV Details
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Scooter Rental

Scooters will be able for rental at the information desk at the Trinity Road parking lot entrance for $50 per day. 
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Are dogs and other animals allowed

Dogs are allowed on the NC State Fairgrounds, but are not allowed in the exhibit halls and tents.  Exception for qualified service animals.
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Rain or Shine?

Yes - the show takes place in all weather. If a weather emergency causes the show to close, a prominent note will appear on the home page.
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Is First Aid Available?

Yes – EMTs are located in the Exposition Building during show hours.
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