parking & traffic
To help visitors avoid traffic congestion and parking hassles, Capital Area Transit will offer a daily shuttle to the North Carolina State Fair along three designated routes.
An express bus service will be offered by Triangle Transit from two locations on both Saturdays and Sundays during the Fair.
Durham residents can catch a shuttle from Downtown Durham to the Fairgrounds daily during the North Carolina State Fair.
Too tired to walk the fairgrounds? That’s OK. You can take the Tram. For your convenience, and for those of you with kids, who have trouble walking or may just be too tuckered out from riding The Claw over and over again, the Tram offers free rides throughout the fairgrounds.
If you get a chance to come out to the N.C. State Fair, you’ve got to check out the North Carolina Highway Patrol’s exhibit. First, they’ve got a helicopter, and if you’re nice, they will let you touch it. Second, if you’re nice, you can ask them questions about traffic stops like … “If I [...]
In 2007, the North Carolina State Fair saw a record attendance, so fair officials added another day this year in hopes of not only beating that record, but also in hopes of cashing in. Read Full Story
With gas prices dropping, it looks like the early opening of the N.C. State Fair was a financial hit for those running the midway. Full Story
View Larger Map For More Information And Schedules Visit These Transit Web Sites: Amtrak Capital Area Transit Durham Area Transit Authority Edwards Mill Shuttle N.C. State Fair Transporation Triangle Transit Triangle-area bus systems are offering fairgoers various park-and-ride options throughout the area. In addition, Amtrak is offering riders a stop directly across from the Fairgrounds on Blue Ridge [...]
RALEIGH, N.C. — Officials say a free shuttle and free parking will be available to help ease traffic problems caused by the opening day of the State Fair and a North Carolina State football game. The fair opens at 3 p.m. and the Wolfpack is hosting the Florida State at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The fairgrounds [...]
RALEIGH – Fairgoers and Wolfpack fans can avoid traffic by taking a free park-and-ride shuttle Thursday. McLaurin Parking Co. will operate shuttle buses at the southwest corner of Reedy Creek and Edwards Mill roads between 2 p.m. and midnight. There is no fee for the parking or the bus ride from this lot. Riders will [...]