Make GoRaleigh your first RIDE at the North Carolina State Fair. From October 17 – 27, GoRaleigh shuttles carry passengers to the state fairgrounds from several lots in Raleigh. You get dropped off right at Gate 1!


Cary: Cary Towne Center Shopping Mall
(near the Triangle Aquatic Center)
8:30 a.m.- Midnight* | Non-Stop Express Shuttle - Every 30 Minutes
Take I-40 to Exit 291 - Follow the green State Fair signs

North Raleigh: Triangle Town Center Shopping Mall
8:30 a.m. - Midnight* | Non-Stop Express Shuttle - Every 30 Minutes
Park and Ride is located near the Dillard's parking lot.

Hillsborough Street Limited Service
Hours: Mon-Fri (2 departures at 6:30 a.m. & 7:30 a.m. from downtown for Fair Workers)
Mon-Fri Hourly service, 1 p.m. -midnight.
Sat-Sun all day service with hourly departures from downtown.
*Departs Downtown at NCDOT building on Wilmington St and operates along Hillsborough St with limited stops

Garner: White Oak Crossing - 1205 Timber Drive East, Garner
Near Regal Cinemas | Non-Stop Express Shuttle
Hours: Thursday* – Sunday
8:30 a.m. – midnight
No Service Monday- Wednesday
*First Thursday Service begins at noon.

Follow the park and ride signs to each lot and enjoy the ride!

Round trip fare is $5 (one-way is $4). Seniors 65 & older and passengers with disabilities are half fare at $2.50. *Cash Only*  Children under 40” tall ride free. The GoPass is not valid on State Fair routes.

Advanced sale passes are available beginning October 2 and may be purchased at the GoRaleigh operations facility, 4104 Poole Rd, Raleigh, or at GoRaleigh Station in downtown Raleigh.

Call 919-996-FAIR for more information.

For State Fair information visit

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