The annual Christmas Carousel Holiday Gift Market takes place on Thanksgiving Weekend at NC State Fairgrounds. Specifically, it will be at the Jim Graham Building, 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh.
- Friday, November 26th, 2021: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Saturday, November 27th, 2021: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Sunday, November 28th, 2021: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This is the Triangle’s largest marketplace for arts, crafts, and seasonal favorites.
There will be over 200 exhibitors from all over the Southeast.
We have put together a huge list of holiday events in the Triangle, including parades, festivals, markets, Santa visits, and more. Check out our growing day by day list of holiday events in the Triangle!
Santa at The Christmas Carousel
Santa will be there all three days. Bring the kids and your camera!
Friday and Saturday:
- 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- 1:30 p.m. to 3: 30 p.m.
- 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
- 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
- Adults: $9
- Senior/military: $8
- Kids 6-12: $5
- Kids 5 and under: Free
Parking is free and plentiful.
Handicap parking is available close to the show entrance. There’s also a drop off area in front of the building at the entrance tent. The Christmas Carousel has 2 complimentary wheelchairs available on a first come basis at the show entrance. Photo ID is required to borrow.
More Holiday Markets in the Triangle
Check out our big day by day list of holiday markets, or look at a few of them here: