Events

The North Carolina Education Lottery sponsors a variety of community events throughout the state to help raise awareness about our products and beneficiaries.
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Carolina Keno Live!

August/September 2018
Across North Carolina

The NC Education Lottery could be stopping by your favorite pub, restaurant or hangout to bring you Carolina Keno Live! Now through November, our exciting team will be criss-crossing the state to host events at some of your favorite local spots to teach you all about the fun of playing Carolina Keno. They will be providing games, entertainment and free prizes. So, take a break from the same-old, same-old and make some memories worth remembering with the game of thrilling, nonstop match-making action. Stop by for a chance to learn how to play Carolina Keno, where you have a chance to win up to $100,000 every five minutes.

Carolina Keno Live may be coming to a location near you. More events will be added, up to a week or two in advance of each event, so check back regularly.

Click here for event schedule.

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Hola Charlotte Festival 2018

October 6, 2018
Charlotte, NC

Join the North Carolina Education Lottery at the Hola Charlotte Festival in Uptown Charlotte! The Hola Charlotte Festival is a free event and the largest Hispanic heritage event organized in Charlotte. The event features national entertainment acts, an art show, and a Latin American cultural village highlighting the heritage and culture of 15 Latin countries.

While you are at the Hola Charlotte Festival, be sure to stop by the NCEL trailer, located at 5th and Tryon Street, to learn about all of the new and exciting games! You can also Buy, Spin and Win for your chance to acquire the latest NCEL branded merchandise ranging from t-shirts to many other great items!

For more information, please visit the Hola Charlotte Festival website at holacharlottefestival.com

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Wide Open Bluegrass Festival 2018

September 28-29, 2018
Raleigh, NC

Come and celebrate the Wide Open Bluegrass Festival with the North Carolina Education Lottery! The Wide Open Bluegrass Festival is a one-of-a-kind event featuring Grammy Award winners, top-notch emerging acts, traditional bluegrass, and a street fest featuring more than 100 bands performing on seven stages along Fayetteville Street.

While you are at the Wide Open Bluegrass Festival, be sure to stop by the NCEL trailer, located at the Food Truck Rodeo Section, to learn about all of the new and exciting games! You can also Buy, Spin and Win for your chance to acquire the latest NCEL branded merchandise ranging from t-shirts to many other great items!

For more information, please visit the Wide Open Bluegrass Festival website at: wideopenbluegrass.com

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North Carolina Mountain State Fair

September 7-16, 2018
Asheville, NC

The North Carolina Education Lottery is a proud sponsor of the North Carolina Mountain State Fair. The Mountain State Fair is the state fair of the western part of the state, and is attended by more than 180,000 people. The Western North Carolina Agriculture Center is the home of the Mountain State Fair, and is located near the Asheville Regional Airport. The fair features plenty of exhibits, animals, food, rides, and much more.

Be sure to join us for North Carolina Education Lottery Day on Saturday, September 15. The first 15,000 adults 18 and older will receive a promotional scratch and win ticket for fair prizes upon entry to the fair.

While attending any one of the 10 days of the fair, be sure to stop by the North Carolina Education Lottery booth to learn about our newest scratch off tickets and draw games. Also, check out our BUY, SPIN, and WIN promotion for the chance to win NCEL merchandise.

For more information, please visit the North Carolina Mountain State Fair website at wncagcenter.org/p/mountainstatefair.

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Historic Morganton Festival

September 7-8, 2018
Downtown Morganton, NC

Join the North Carolina Education Lottery at the Historic Morganton Festival September 7-8, 2018. The Historic Morganton Festival is a free event held in downtown Morganton, NC which is famous for its mile and a half of arts and crafts and variety of different vendors. The Historic Morganton Festival also features free outdoor concerts. This year, Chris Lane will headline the main stage.

While you are at the festival, visit the lottery booth to learn about all of our exciting games, including Powerball, Mega Millions, and our newest instant scratch-off games. With a $7 dollar purchase you can spin the prize wheel for a chance to take home great prizes!

For more information, please visit the Historic Morganton Festival website at morgantonfest.org.

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NC Folk Festival

September 7-9, 2018
Greensboro, NC

The North Carolina Education Lottery is a proud sponsor of the North Carolina Folk Festival. The North Carolina Folk Festival is a large-scale, three-day outdoor event that's free to the public held in Greensboro, North Carolina. The North Carolina Folk Festival celebrates the roots, richness, and variety of American culture. It features over 300 of the nation's finest traditional musicians, dancers, and craftspeople in performances, workshops, and demonstrations, plus savory Southern and ethnic cuisines, craft brews, non-stop participatory dancing, storytelling, parades, and more. It has become a premier destination for celebrating the cultural and heritage in North Carolina.

Also, be sure to stop by the North Carolina Education Lottery booth at the Dance Pavilion to check out our BUY, SPIN, and WIN promotion for the chance to win NCEL merchandise.

For more information, please visit the North Carolina Folk Festival website at ncfolkfestival.com.

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North Carolina FC / Carolina Courage

March - October 2018
Wake Med Soccer Park
Cary, NC

The NC Education Lottery is a proud partner of the North Carolina FC and Carolina Courage professional soccer teams. Kick start your summer by joining the North Carolina FC team as they take on renewed regional rivalries in their first year competing in the United Soccer League (USL). Cheer on the Carolina Courage as they compete to return to the NWSL championship game for a third straight year.

For more information, visit northcarolinafc.com and nccourage.com.

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