Carolina Fear Fest is a horror convention in Raleigh, NC over Memorial Day weekend.
Naomi Grossman

2024 Celebrity Guests

Amy Steel

Friday the 13th Part 2, April Fools Day, Quantum Leap, Valerie Flake, American Gothic

Naomi Grossman

2024 Celebrity Guests

Lochlyn Munro

Scary Movie, Freddy vs Jason, Riverdale, A Night at the Roxbury, Peacemaker, Heartland, The Good Doctor, The Magicians, The Detectives, Supernatural, Lucifer, Bones

A community-driven North Carolina horror convention offering...

Celebrity Guests

Meet horror movie celebrity guests for autographs, meet and greets, Q&A's and more - including professional and special edition photo ops!

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Unique Shopping for Horror Fans

Shop one-of-a-kind horror art, sculptures, jewelry, clothing, oddities, and official collectables from makers, crafters, artists, and collectors.

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Horror Themed Special Events

In Raleigh's horror con, we offer unique programing, showings, and unique outings during our convention weekend - stay tuned for afterparties and more!


Spacious Venue

Located in the NC State Fairground's - or should we say, Fearground's - biggest venue, featuring 100,000 sq ft of accessible indoor con space and ample free parking.

Horror Gaming Area

We're celebrating all things horror, including VR, social and tabletop gaming, and an escape room in our gaming area!

Connect with Fellow Horror Fans

Discuss horror movies, games, books, and more in our fan-led panel discussions, behind the scenes, and celebrity Q&A's.

... and more, all in the blossoming Southern metropolis of Raleigh, NC!

About The Venue

North Carolina's horror convention scene comes to Raleigh in a big way with Raleigh's own Fear Fest!

Located at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, NC, the Jim Graham building is the largest of the fairground buildings, with over 100,000 square feet of convention space, a restaurant, panel rooms, and more. 


Convenient Location

Gate 9, located at 4285 Trinity Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607.


Free Parking

Ample parking is available at no charge


Wheelchair Accessible

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