1585 U.S. 21 North
Sparta, NC 28675
To reach Sparta I-77: Take exit 83 (northbound traffic only) or exit 85 and follow US 21 north up the Blue Ridge Mountains 16 miles to Roaring Gap and 28 miles to in intersection with NC 18 in the center of Sparta, NC. From US 421: Take exit 282 onto US 421 Bus./NC 115 north for 2.9 miles. Turn right onto NC 18 North/Second Street. Follow NC 18 north up the Blue Ridge Mountains for 20 miles to Laurel Springs, NC, and 31 miles to the intersection with US 21 in the center of Sparta, NC From Mt. Airy, NC: Head west on NC 89 north for 20 miles to the intersection with NC 18. Turn left on NC 18 and follow for 15 miles to the intersection with US 21 in the center of Sparta, NC. From Virginia: Take US 21 south and follow into Alleghany County and Sparta, NC. From Jefferson, NC and Ashe County: Take NC 88 north to Laurel Springs to where it dead-ends into NC 18. Go left on NC 18 and follow for 12 miles to Sparta, NC. The fairgrounds are on U.S. 21 North, 1.5 miles from the courthouse square.