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 7th, 2020: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Saturday, November 28th, 2020: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Sunday, November 29th, 2020: 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.
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
Save $1 per ticket by using the promo code RXMAS2020 when you purchase your ticket online.
Parking is free and plentiful.
This year the Christmas Carousel has some safety precautions:
- Wider aisles
- Contactless ticketing with online ticket purchase
- Crowd size is monitored
- Hand washing and sanitizer stations on the show floor
- Increased building sanitation
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.
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