City: China Grove, NC
Produced by: Farmers Day
China Grove, named for a grove of Chinaberry trees, is more commonly known for its Farmers Day Festival. This special event began in 1982 to honor the local farmers by inviting them to bring their produce to sell at a farmers market. Farmers Day has grown to become one of the best street festivals in North Carolina with attendance estimated at over 25,000 visitors. Farmers Day is held the third Saturday in July.