Dates & Hours

Friday, April 8, 2022  10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.  
Saturday, April 9, 2022 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 10, 202211:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

As always, we have TWO BUILDINGS packed with exhibits: the Exposition Center and Jim Graham Building! There will be a box office to purchase tickets in the entrance to BOTH buildings this year! Online and all other ticket-holders will be able to enter the show at BOTH buildings. Will Call will ONLY be located in the entrance to the Exposition Center. Enjoy the show!

General Admission

Admission passes are valid for entry any one day of the show (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday).

Adults (Online) $9
Adults (Box Office) $12  
Children Ages 12 & Under FREE

2022 Special Admission Days

Senior Day: Friday, April 8, 2022. Tickets for Seniors 60+ are available for $7 online and at the box office with valid ID.

Hero Day: Friday, April 8, 2022. We invite all active military personnel, veterans and frontline workers including fire, police, & healthcare workers to attend the show free of charge. Simply present valid ID at the box office. For your service and sacrifice, we thank you!

Teacher Day: Sunday, April 10, 2022. Teachers will receive complimentary admission to the show with valid faculty ID at the box office on Sunday. For your service to our community, we thank you!

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Our top priority is the safety of all guests at the show. Please be aware of the following safety measures that will be in place:

  1. All MPE Staff, Facility staff, exhibitors and attendees will be required to wear masks at all times except when eating.
  2. Physical distancing of 6 feet will be enabled along with appropriate signage of physical distancing
  3. Handwashing and sanitizing stations are available on the show floor


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Will Call

Will Call is located at the Exposition Center Box Office. Tickets are filed by last name.

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Show Location

North Carolina State Fairgrounds
TWO Buildings: Exposition Center & Jim Graham Building

4285 Trinity Road
Raleigh, NC 27607


Parking is free. Enter on Hillsborough St., Youth Center Rd and Trinity Rd.