Carnaval Latino


Past events

September 17, 2017

Carnaval Latino

City: Garner, NC
Produced by: Town of Garner

September 16, 2017

Locust Summer Concert Series

City: Locust, NC

Produced by: City of Locust

Locust’s Summer Concert Series are free, live musical events held  from April to September. For seven years, the community of Locust and surrounding areas have enjoyed the Concert Series in Locust’s nostalgic Town Center. Concert nights feature bands from different genres including country, beach music, bluegrass, folk, and today’s popular hits. The 2.5 acre lawn in the back yard of the Locust City Hall is the perfect venue for our Summer Concert Series. We always close our concert finale with a fireworks show! You won’t want to miss it!

Food and craft vendors, churches and groups, who wish to participate in our Summer Concert Series, please email

Yadkin Valley Harvest Festival

City: Yadkinville, NC
Produced by: Yadkin Valley Harvest Festival

11AM – 4PM

Lincoln County Apple Festival

City: Lincolnton, NC
Produced by: Lincoln County Apple Festival

The Lincoln County Apple Festival attracts more than 80,000 visitors to charming downtown Lincolnton every September.

Creedmoor Music Festival

City: Creedmoor, NC
Produced by: Creedmoor Music Festival

Creedmoore Music Festival

26th Annual Creedmoor Music Festival

In mid-September of each year, crowds of music lovers and fair food aficionados converge onto Main Street in Downtown Creedmoor to enjoy the Annual Creedmoor Music Festival. The Festival features free kids’ activities, terrific food, handcrafted merchandise, and two stages offering all genres of music from top-notch local bands! Join us on September 16th from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. rain or shine. Visit for more information.

Currituck Heritage Festival

City: Corolla, NC
Produced by: Currituck Outer Banks Travel & Tourism

September 15, 2017

Food Truck Fridays Rock Hill, SC

City: Rock Hill, SC
Produced by: City of Rock Hill

September 15th - Liverpool Beatles Tribute Band

September 15, 2017 - September 16, 2017

Eden RiverFest

City: Eden, NC
Produced by: Eden RiverFest

Eden River Fest

RiverFest is a celebration of Eden’s art, history and river heritage. This annual event takes place in the Olde Leaksville Shopping District on Washington Street – our oldest downtown area that dates back to 1797.

September 14, 2017

September 14, 2017 - September 16, 2017

NC Fall Festival

City: Raeford, NC
Produced by: N.C. Fall Festival


September 14, 2017 - September 16, 2017

Full Bloom Film Festival

City: Statesville, NC
Produced by: Iredell Arts Council

The third annual Full Bloom Film Festival will take place this year from September 14th through September 16th in and around Historic Downtown Statesville. FBFF is a 3-day film festival dedicated to bringing quality, diverse, films from around the world.  You will also have the chance to walk down the red carpet for premiere events, attend panel discussions, and celebrate with filmmakers and VIP’s at parties all weekend!

September 9, 2017

Bessemer City Community Concert

City: Bessemer City, NC
Produced by: Bessemer City Down Home Festival

Join us in downtown Bessemer City in the newly renovated Centennial Park for the 2017 Sounds of Summer Concert Series! This event includes:

  • Live music from your favorite bands
  • Classic car display (on the 4th Saturday of the month)
  • Beer and wine garden
  • Family fun
  • Much more!

Hildebran Cruise-In

City: Hildebran, NC
Produced by: Town of Hildebran


Pickin’ on the Pamlico

City: Washington, NC
Produced by: Washington Harbor District Alliance

Pickin’ on the Pamlico celebrates the Pamlico Sound’s famous and delicious Blue Crab and summertime in beautiful eastern North Carolina. Collect your friends and family and meet on the banks of the Pamlico River at Festival Park in the Washington Harbor District. Enjoy all the fresh NC steamed crabs and shrimp you can eat, dance to the music of the Ginger Thompson Band, drink a couple of cold ones and enjoy a beautiful sunset.

Salisbury Beer Fest

City: Salisbury, NC
Produced by: Downtown Salisbury NC

Bush Hill Heritage Festival

City: Archdale, NC
Produced by: Bush Hill Heritage Festival

This festival was born in 1986 as the bicentennial celebration of the Quaker settling known as Bush Hill.

Leland Founders’ Day

City: Leland, NC
Produced by: Town of Leland

NC Hot Sauce Contest

City: Oxford, NC
Produced by: Downtown Oxford, NC

The NC Hot Sauce Contest brings thousands of people to downtown Oxford to interact with friends, merchants, fans, artisans and vendors. In 2016, we topped 12,000 visitors.

North Carolina’s finest hot sauces and  barbeque sauces, along with breweries and wineries spice up the blends and texture of downtown’s historical streets. Enter the NC Pepper Eating Contest sponsored by Bailey Farms.

Capture all the history of Oxford by visiting the Granville County Museum and their September Sensations Bazaar at the Harris Exhibit Hall, famous for showcasing local artisans.  Visit the Granville Gardeners Plant Sale.

We have activities for children, local shops waiting to greet you and great restaurants, all at your fingertips.

September 8, 2017

September 8, 2017 - September 9, 2017

Historic Morganton Festival

City: Morganton, NC
Produced by: Historic Morganton Festival, Inc

Come enjoy everything that makes the Historic Morganton Festival the exciting event that it is: friends, food, fun, crafts and free music!

September 7, 2017

Rockingham Plaza Jam Concert Series

City:Rockingham, NC
Produced By:City of Rockingham

The popular outdoor concerts are free and staged on Cole Plaza, at 514 Rockingham Road, the first Thursday of each month from May through October. The fun and entertainment continue from about 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Performing Sept. 7: Hip Pocket Band

September 6, 2017

NCAF&E Fall Seminar

City: Cary, NC
Produced by: North Carolina Assoc. of Festivals & Events

Join us for the 2017 Fall Seminar which will take place on Wednesday, September 6 from 10AM until 4PM at the Cary Theater in downtown Cary, NC.
There will be some great informational sessions and networking opportunities.

September 4, 2017

City of Asheboro Summer Concert Series

City: Asheboro, NC
Produced by: Asheboro Cultural & Recreation Services

Come enjoy a great evening of entertainment during the City of Asheboro Summer Concert Series. This year’s line-up of artists promises to be the best yet! The Concert is Free and will be held in Bicentennial Park, located in Downtown Asheboro.

Concerts are held rain or shine!

Bring your friends and family and a picnic basket and enjoy the wonderful music! Water and Coca-Cola Products will be available for a nominal fee.

All concerts are free and are 7:00—8:30 p.m.


September 4, 2017 - September 9, 2017

Beak Week – Goldsboro Poultry Festival

City: Goldsboro, NC
Produced by: Goldsboro / Wayne Co. Travel & Tourism

Beak Week – Goldsboro’s Poultry Festival
Celebrating the area’s industries with live music, art, food and much more!!!

Beak Week events include:
Goldsboro Sandwich Contest
Scavenger Hunts
Wing Eating Contest
Comedy Show
Tour de Coop

September 3, 2017

September 3, 2017 - September 4, 2017

Canton Labor Day Festival

City: Canton, NC
Produced by: Town of Canton

September 1, 2017

1st Friday on the Lawn

City: Wilson, NC
Produced by: City of Wilson

September 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

First Friday – Calling All Cars

City: Salisbury, NC
Produced by: Downtown Salisbury NC

Friday, September 1st

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm


September 1, 2017 - September 4, 2017

NC Apple Festival

City: Hendersonville, NC
Produced by: N.C. Apple Festival, Inc.

The Apple Festival is held on Labor Day Weekend each year (Friday through Monday) to recognize the importance of the apple and the apple industry to Henderson County and North Carolina.

September 1, 2017 - September 4, 2017

Matthews Alive! Festival

City: Matthews, NC
Produced by: Matthews Alive! Festival

The Matthews Alive! Festival is a Labor Day weekend celebration dedicated to the support of local non-profit organizations through music, arts and community involvement.


August 12, 2017

Hildebran Cruise-In

City: Hildebran, NC
Produced by: Town of Hildebran