The Family Tradition Continues!

Nov. 25 - 27, 2022 · NC State Fairgrounds

For over 35 years the Christmas Carousel Holiday Gift Market has been a Triangle Thanksgiving Tradition for thousands of holiday shoppers. Over 250 Exhibitors come together each year showcasing Arts, Crafts, Holiday Foods, Gifts, Floral, Holiday Decorations and much, much more! The 90,000 square foot Jim Graham Building is the setting for the show making it one of the largest Christmas Gift Shows in the state.

Location

Jim Graham Building
N.C. State Fairgrounds
4285 Trinity Rd
Raleigh, NC

Accross from Carter Finley Stadium
Click Here for Directions

Show Hours

Friday, November 25
9am – 6pm
Saturday, November 26
9am – 6pm
Sunday, November 27
11am – 5pm

Admission

Adults                     $9
Seniors 60+ /Military    $8
Children  (6 – 12)   $5
Children (5 & younger)   Free
Get Hand Stamped for Same Day Return!

Ticket good all 3 days with Return Pass. Return Pass available at exit door

Wheelchairs

The Christmas Carousel has 3 complimentary wheelchairs available on a first come basis at the show entrance. Photo id required to borrow.

Pets

The Christmas Carousel welcomes registered service animals only. Because of the crowds at this indoor event we ask that you please refrain from bringing your pets.

Face Coverings / Masks

Pursuant to NC State Fairgrounds policy, Face coverings \ Masks are recommended but not required.

Parking

Parking is always free and plentiful at the NC State Fairgrounds. Handicap parking is available close to the show entrance. There is also a drop off area in front of the building at the entrance tent.

Shopping Bags

Holiday Shopping Bags will be offered for $3.00 by the Heritage High School FFA at the entrance of the show. Please plan on purchasing a bag to support this great organization. Clear bags or Totes are not required at this show.

Location

Jim Graham Building
N.C. State Fairgrounds
1025 Blue Ridge Rd
Raleigh, NC

Show Hours

Friday, November 27
9am – 6pm
Saturday, November 28
9am – 6pm
Sunday, November 29
11am – 5pm

Admission

Adults                     $9
Seniors/Military    $8
Children  (6 – 12)   $5
Children (5 & younger)   Free
Get Hand Stamped for Same Day Return!

Multi-Day Return passes will not be available this year.

Wheelchairs

The Christmas Carousel has 2 complimentary wheelchairs available on a first come basis at the show entrance. Photo id required to borrow.

Pets

The Christmas Carousel welcomes registered service animals only. Because of the crowds at this indoor event we ask that you please refrain from bringing your pets.

Parking

Parking is always free and plentiful at the NC State Fairgrounds. Handicap parking is available close to the show entrance. There is also a drop off area in front of the building at the entrance tent.

Skip the Ticket Line!

We encourage everyone to purchase tickets online prior to arriving to the event. Tickets will be available at the door but to avoid lines and practice social distancing please purchase online at the link below.

ENTRANCE LINE

Purchase e-Tickets and pay NO SERVICE FEE

 

Interested In Becoming An Exhibitor?

Chick HERE to print out a complete exhibitor application packet.

exhibitor pic

Santa's Schedule

Santa’s coming to the show, so bring the kids for that perfect picture! Plenty of opportunities for Santa to hear all of your Christmas wishes.

Friday Saturday Sunday
10am – 12pm 10am – 12pm 12pm – 1:30pm
1:30pm – 3:30pm 1:30pm – 3:30pm 2:30pm – 4:00pm
4:30pm – 5:30pm 4:30pm – 5:30pm