2017 Raleigh Children’s Business Fair

Saturday, October 7, 2017, 2:30 – 5:00 p.m.

The Commons at North Hills – Raleigh, North Carolina

The second Raleigh Children’s Business Fair will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 2:30 – 5:00 p.m., at The Commons at North Hills. The John William Pope Foundation is organizing the event with the help of local business sponsors and community partners.  During the one-day pop-up market, young entrepreneurs will showcase their businesses and ideas in a fun and unique learning experience.  Local residents are the customers, and independent judges lend their time to ultimately award a few entrepreneurs with cash prizes for their creativity and hard work.

Who can participate in the Fair?

Children ages 6-14 are invited to bring their original ideas and products to the Fair by applying for a booth.  Read more in our participant details section.

Who can shop at the Fair?

Friends and family of participants, local residents, and North Hills shoppers are all invited to support the young entrepreneurs by shopping at the Fair.  Most booths will operate as cash-only businesses, some come prepared!