The Got to be N.C. Festival opened today at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. Here are a few photos from opening day:
Commissioner Troxler driving a Farmall in the tractor parade.
Breanna Williams, North Carolina’s watermelon queen, riding in the Got to be N.C. Big Cart in the tractor parade.
Baby ducks at the Quack-N-Slide in Agri-Plaza.
Hands-on fun in the Kidz Corral at the Agri-Plaza
Baby chicks are hatching in the Agri-Plaza.
Pony rides are $5 each.
Rides and games are on the midway.
Sample wine from 11 North Carolina wineries at the Got to be N.C. Food, Wine and Beer Expo in the Exposition Center.
Sample and buy N.C. products from more than 80 vendors in Got to be N.C. Food, Wine and Beer Expo.
The Got to Be N.C. Festival is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Gate admission is free. The N.C. Food, Wine and Beer Expo is $2 and includes a coupon sheet valued at more than $24.