30th Annual Christmas Carousel Holiday Gift Market Living in Raleigh NCAs you spend time with family during this Thanksgiving break off of work and the stress of life, one of the most fun things to do is go shopping for Christmas gifts! The Christmas Carousel Holiday Gift Market located at the NC State Fairgrounds has been going on for thirty years. See and shop over 250 different vendors from all over the region. They offer unique finds that you won’t buy anywhere else. Also, bring the kids and visit Santa! This opportunity is the Triangle’s largest marketplace for arts, crafts, and seasonal favorites. Find more information about this fun event here.