GREENVILLE, N.C (WNCT) – Fairs are a great way to welcome fall.

Fairs are a great way to experience local food and drinks, live music, rides and of course tons of fried food. Before the state comes to Raleigh, there are a number of county fairs that will take place around Eastern North Carolina. The Pitt County Fair and the Wilson County Fair begin Tuesday.

Below is a list of all the other county fairs going on across Eastern North Carolina.

Chowan County Fair

September 27-October 1 

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Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair

September 29-October 8

2801 US Highway 117 S, Dudley

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Lenoir County Agricultural Fair 

October 4-8 

Lenoir County Fairgrounds

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Onslow County Fair

October 11-15

146 Broadhurst Road, Jacksonville

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Duplin Agribusiness Fair 

October 21-23 

Duplin Agribusiness Fair, 195 Fairgrounds Drive, Kenansville

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Cape Fear Fair & Expo

October 29-November 7

1739 Hewlett Dr, Wilmington, NC 28405

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North Carolina State Fair

Also of note, the North Carolina State Fair is Oct. 13-23 in Raleigh.

Craven County Fair 

Sept. 14-18

The Craven County Fair will take place at the Craven County Fairgrounds

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