NC Commissioner Troxler: “Worth the Wait” State Fair a Success

RALEIGH – The 2021 N.C. State Fair wrapped up a successful return with:

  • over 819,000 fairgoers in attendance,
  • nearly 314,000 pounds of canned goods donated during Smithfield Foods Hunger Relief Day and
  • more than million smiles recorded.

 
     Other highlights included

  • hosting the first accessAbility Day for people with different abilities,
  • the dedication of the James Robert “Bob” Stanfield Natural Resources Center,
  • and receiving bids totaling $183,000 in the Junior Livestock Sale of Champions.

“The 2021 State Fair was absolutely wonderful and exceeded expectations. It took a lot of hard work by a lot of people to put this on, but it was absolutely worth it,” said Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. “Seeing people enjoying themselves and experiencing a bit of normalcy was a great feeling.”