Directions

Directions to the Dixie Deer Classic
The N.C. State Fairgrounds is easily accessible from the I-440 Beltline, Interstate 40, as well as from Blue Ridge Road, N.C. Highway 54 (Hillsborough Street) and now Edwards Mill Road (see directions below). Free parking is available on State Fair and Carter-Finley Football Stadium property for events scheduled at the Fairgrounds, except for recreational vehicles that park between the hours of midnight and 8:00 a.m.

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From Greensboro, Durham, Chapel Hill, or RDU Airport
I-40 East into Raleigh Exit Wade Avenue, Exit #289 First Exit Edwards Mill Road

From Fayetteville, Lumberton, South Carolina
I-95 North to I-40 West Exit Wade Avenue, Exit #289 First Exit Edwards Mill Road

From Goldsboro, Kinston
US 70 West to I-40 West Exit I-440 Inner Beltline to Exit #289 Wade Avenue First Exit Edwards Mill Road

From Rocky Mount
US 64 West to Raleigh Exit I-440 Outer Beltline Exit Wade Avenue, Exit #4-B Second Exit Edwards Mill Road

From Wilmington, Jacksonville From Wilson, Greenville,
US 264 West to 64 West to Raleigh I-440 Outer Beltline Exit Wade Avenue, Exit #4-B Second Exit Edwards Mill Road

From Charlotte, Kannapolis, Salisbury
I-85 North to I-40 East to Raleigh Exit Wade Avenue, Exit #289 First Exit Edwards Mill Road

From Richmond, Petersburgh, Virginia Area
I-95 South to I-85 South to US 1 South to Raleigh I-440 Outer Beltline Exit Wade Avenue, Exit #4-B Second Exit Edwards Mill Road

From Edwards Mill Road
You will pass the Arena/Stadium Complex on the left. Proceed to the intersection of Edwards Mill and Trinity Road. Take a left at the stoplight onto Trinity Road. The State Fairgrounds Horse Complex and Gate 9 can be accessed from Trinity Road. Additional Gates can be accessed by turning right onto Youth Center Road or Blue Ridge Road, and then from Hillsborough Street.

From I-40/Wade Avenue
If you miss Edwards Mill Road, you can take the next exit, Blue Ridge Road. Take a right at top of ramp. The fairgrounds is located at the intersection of Blue Ridge and Trinity Road (second light from exit ramp). Hunt Horse Complex and Gate 9 are located off Trinity Road, Gates 10 and 11 from Blue Ridge Road, Gates 12, 1, and 2 are from Hillsborough Street, Gates 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 are from Youth Center (connector road between Trinity and Hillsborough).

Physical Address:
NORTH CAROLINA STATE FAIRGROUNDS
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 821-7400