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March 31, 2017

March 31, 2017 - April 1, 2017

Blue, Brew & Que Festival

City: Kenansville, NC
Produced by: Duplin Co. Tourism

Come Out And Join Us On March 31st And April 1st For Some Good Ole’ Bluegrass Music, Food, Craft Breweries And So Much More! Bring The Entire Family For A Fun Filled Day At Duplin County Events Center!!

Featuring :
Soggy Bottom Boys
VW Boys
Lonesome River Band
Third Time out
Trinty River Band

April 1, 2017

Wake Forest Dirt Day

City: Wake Forest, NC
Produced by: Wake Forest Downtown

Celebrate Spring and the Outdoors at the 4th Annual Wake Forest Dirt Day held on Historic S. White Street in Downtown Wake Forest!

Wake Forest Dirt Day celebrates all things outdoors at this annual festival that features demonstrations on a variety of interests such as organic gardening, composting, landscaping, home improvement, exercise and more; vendors selling items unique to an outdoor lifestyle; a children’s area with free hands on activities; live bands and entertainment; multiple food offerings and more!

Don’t miss the award winning, fun filled, family friendly outdoor event that focuses on healthy living and healthy life styles!

April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017 - April 8, 2017

Classic Antique Power Farm Heritage Days

City: Benson, NC
Produced by: Benson Mule Days

April 7, 2017 - April 8, 2017

Pirate Fest

City: Greenville, NC

Produced by: Uptown Greenville, Inc.

Swashbucklers of all ages will converge on the banks of the Tar River, a paradise located in Uptown Greenville, for the 11th annual PirateFest on April 7th and 8th, 2017.

PirateFest is a large outdoor cultural celebration offering fun, food, art, and entertainment for everybody with 30,000 plus attendees annually.

Hoppin’ Around Downtown – First Friday

City: Salisbury, NC
Produced by: Downtown Salisbury NC

Friday, April 7, 2017

Spring Showcase and Easter Activities

April 8, 2017

Pig in the Park at Old Waynesborough

City: Goldsboro, NC
Produced by: Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County

PIG IN THE PARK, presented by Goldsboro Milling Company and Sam’s Club in partnership with Goldsboro Wayne County Travel and Tourism and the Goldsboro Downtown Development Corporation, is a series of events celebrating Wayne County’s barbecue tradition. On Saturday  up to 25 teams will compete in a whole-hog cook off for the title of Wayne County’s Best Barbecue! But, PIG IN THE PARK is more than just a cook-off! Arts and crafts vendors, bouncy castles for the kids, live music, and a whole lot more will be featured during the festival at Old Waynesborough in Goldsboro, North Carolina.

High Point Easter Egg Hunt

City: High Point, NC
Produced by: High Point Parks & Rec Dept

High Point City Lake Park

Rockingham SpringFest

City:Rockingham, NC
Produced By:City of Rockingham

11am – 4pm
Harrington Square/Downtown Rockingham

Depot District Music Festival

City: Lexington, NC
Produced by: City of Lexington, Parks & Rec.

Located in the historic train depot district of Uptown Lexington, the inaugural Depot District Music Fest will celebrate community, music and the city’s full-steam-ahead progress toward the district’s revitalization. This year’s lineup includes the Gin Blossoms, Edwin McCain, the Lilly Brothers, the Ultimate Eagles Tribute Band-On The Border, the Steppin Stones and Holy Ghost Tent Revival.

Pleasure Island Chowder Cook-Off

City: Carolina Beach, NC
Produced by: Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce

The Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce will be holding the 21st Annual Pleasure Island Chowder Cook-Off on Saturday, April 8th, 2017 at the Carolina Beach Lake.

The Chowder Cook-Off is all about delicious food, good music and family fun, so bring the kids along to this family-oriented event.  Chefs from southeast North Carolina’s finest restaurants will prepare the region’s best chowder recipes – seafood or otherwise.   Folks can sample a taste of Cape Fear during this friendly chowder competition held at Carolina Beach Lake Park in Carolina Beach.  Children can enjoy the park’s playground and a Kidz Zone with face painting, a giant inflatable slide and more.  And for an additional fee, there will be paddleboat rides for the entire family.  The gates open at 11:30 am and winners will be announced around 4:30.

Beer & Bacon Fest

City: Cary, NC
Produced by:Trigger Agency

This event has sold out for 3 years in a row!

The ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-TASTE extravaganza comes complete with the best craft beers for your tasting pleasure… and of course the food of the Gods: BACON

Easter Eggstravaganza

City: Mooresville, NC
Produced by: Town of Mooresville

The Easter Eggstravaganza will be held Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 1:00-4:00 pm.

There will be more than 20,000 Easter Eggs for ages 1 – 12! Participants will be divided into age groups and dash for eggs on the baseball fields.

There will be food vendors, arts & craft vendors, bounce houses, games, summer camp previews, business vendors and more!

Cornelius Road Park, 247 Cornelius Rd., Mooresville, NC 28115

For more information: agoode@ci.mooresville.nc.us

April 14, 2017

April 14, 2017 - April 15, 2017

NC Herring Festival

City: Jamesville, NC
Produced by: N.C. Herring Festival

Mark your calendar for the annual Jamesville NC Herring Festival!

For over half a century, these festivities celebrated Spring by bringing together local folk and visitors from afar for a taste of local traditions.

High Point Easter Egg Hunt

City: High Point, NC
Produced by: High Point Parks & Rec Dept.

Washington Terrace Park in High Point

April 18, 2017

April 18, 2017 - April 23, 2017

Grifton Shad Festival

City: Grifton, NC
Produced By: Grifton Shad Festival

April 22, 2017

Historic Hertford Unhilly 100 Bike Ride

City: Hertford, NC
Produced by: Hertford Indian Summer Festival

We invite you to cycle quiet country roads, and see the beautiful countryside. Small country stores, old time churches, and REALLY FLAT ROADS. Not a hill in sight. Three fabulous food stops and pizza and ice cream at the finish. Showers available. T-shirt included! Great event for first time century riders since its very flat! No rain date. On site registration available, although t-shirt not guarenteed. Register at the site below right up to the day of ride. Police escort out of town for riders leaving at 7am. Fully sagged until 3pm.

Great Grapes! Wine & Food Festival

City: Cary, NC
Produced by: Great Grapes! Wine, Arts & Food Festival

Spring is Here and It is Wine Time! Join us for the largest and most fun casual NC wine festival in the Triangle with HUNDREDS of wines available from over 22 wineries.  As you enter…..take your souvenir tasting glass and stroll from tent to tent and table to table,  tasting and sampling the rich heritage of North Carolina vines. As you sip and savor the afternoon, relax in the beautiful green setting of the Town of Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre.

Rockyfest

City: Hiddenite, NC
Produced by: Rockyfest

The 5th Annual RockyFest will be held Saturday, April 22 at Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area, 3451 Rocky Face Church Rd., Hiddenite, NC. The event will begin with 5K, 10K, and 20K trail races at 8:00 a.m. Free rock climbing and rappelling will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will be offered throughout the day. Children’s activities/inflatables, food vendors, and arts/crafts vendors will be set up by 10:00 a.m. Live music from 10:00 to 6:00 p.m.
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Arbor Day

City: Statesville, NC
Produced by: Statesville Recreation and Parks Dept.

Bessemer City Community Concert & Cruise-In

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!

 

April 23, 2017

Pleasure Island Seafood, Blues & Jazz Festival

City: Kure Beach, NC
Produced by: Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival

JOIN US APRIL 23rd, 2017 FOR THE RESCHEDULED 23rd ANNUAL PLEASURE ISLAND SEAFOOD BLUES AND JAZZ FESTIVAL -

FIND YOUR PLEASURE ON PLEASURE ISLAND

JONNY LANG AND SAMANTHA FISH

SUNDAY, APRIL 23rd, 2017

Tickets will be limited…Get them quick

This event will SELL OUT!

910-458-8434

Gates Open 10:00

Ticket in Advance – $50.00

$60 Sunday Only Ticket Available at Front Gate if Not Sold Out

12 and under Free

NO REFUNDS * NO COOLERS * NO PETS  * NO VIDEOS OR CAMERAS * NO WEAPONS * NO REFUNDS

April 27, 2017

April 27, 2017 - April 30, 2017

MerleFest

City: Wilkesboro, NC
Produced by: MerleFest

Music * Moments * Memories

April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017 - April 30, 2017

Fayetteville Dogwood Festival

City: Fayetteville, NC
Produced by: Fayetteville Dogwood Festival

April 28, 2017 - April 29, 2017

BBQ Capital Cook-Off

City: Lexington, NC
Produced by: Uptown Lexington, Inc

Experience the excitement of international teams competing in Lexington’s acclaimed BBQ Capital Cook-off.

April 28, 2017 - April 29, 2017

NC Pickle Festival

City: Mount Olive, NC
Produced by: N.C. Pickle Festival

Join us for the 31st  Annual  North Carolina Pickle Festival in Mount Olive. We’ve got music, classic cars, bikes, games, food, and fun for all!

April 28, 2017 - April 29, 2017

Washington Marine Market

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

April 28, 2017 - April 30, 2017

Farmville Dogwood Festival

City:Farmville, NC
Produced By:Farmville Dogwood Festival

A Taste of Duplin & More

City: Kenansville, NC
Produced by: Duplin County Tourism

You and yours are cordially invited to delight your taste buds, visit with old friends, make new friends, and experience your Duplin County like never before. A Taste of Duplin and more offers the unique opportunity to experience Duplin County for the first time, again!

April 29, 2017

Spring Daze Arts & Crafts Festival

City: Cary, NC

Produced By: Town of Cary – Parks,  Recreation and Cultural Resources

 

The festival is filled with wonderful arts and craft, your favorite festival foods, community based civic groups handing out information on thinks you can get involved with, and entertainment. Children will be delighted by activities just for them in the Children s Village. In the Earth Day area of the festival, your can find out how to play a role in preserving our natural resources and protecting the environment.

 

April 29, 2017 - April 30, 2017

Foothills Merry Go Round Festival

City: Shelby, NC
Produced by: Shelby City Parks & Recreation

May 4, 2017

Rockingham Plaza Jam Concert Series

City:Rockingham, NC
Produced By:City of Rockingham

The popular outdoor concerts are free and staged on the hillside right next to Rockingham City Hall, 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 May 4: Blackwater Rhythm & Blues Band

May 5, 2017

May 5, 2017 - May 6, 2017

S.C. Strawberry Festival

City: Fort Mill, SC
Produced by: S.C. Strawberry Festival

The award winning South Carolina Festival is definitely one you don’t want to miss!

Fort Mill’s signature salute to spring, bring your family and enjoy arts, crafts, amusements, car show, car show, top rated music and fantastic fire works display!

Join us in 2017 for a week of events and activities, culminating in the festival on May 5th and May 6th.

May 5, 2017 - May 7, 2017

Kernersville Spring Folly

City: Kernersville, NC

Produced by: Kernersville Spring Folly Festival

Spring Folly is a weekend festival of free musical concerts on two stages, carnival rides, children’s activities, craft show, antique car show, great festival food and shopping opportunities. Discount tours of historic Korner’s Folly offered on Saturday & Sunday. Sunday afternoon Christian “music in the park.”

May 5, 2017 - May 6, 2017

BBQ Festival on the Neuse

City: Kinston, NC
Produced by: BBQ Festival on the Neuse

First Fridays – Downtown Salisbury

City: Salisbury, NC
Produced by: Downtown Salisbury NC

Friday, May 5, 2017

5 pm – 9 pm

Grand Unveiling of the 3rd Annual Come Tickle Our Ivories Piano Project

May 6, 2017

Taylorsville Apple Blossom Festival

City: Taylorsville, NC
Produced by: Taylorsville Hometown Apple Festival

Ham and Yam Festival

City: Smithfield, NC
Produced By: Downtown Smithfield Development Corp.

Multicultural Festival

City: Lexington, NC
Produced by: Lexington Parks & Recreation

MayFest Arts & Crafts Festival

City: Rutherfordton, NC
Produced by: Rutherford Town Revitalization

 

Blue & Brews: A Festival at the Farm

City: Aberdeen, NC
Produced by: Town of Aberdeen

Music on the Corner

City: Robersonville, NC
Produced by: Robersonville Improvement Committee

The Fourth Annual
“Music on the Corner”
12:00—5:00 pm

Corner of Main and Railroad Streets

Tent Available
Hot dogs, chips, and drinks–$.50 each
Contact numbers 252-795-4157 or 252-795-4339

Food, fun, merchandise, other entertainment

Bring your own chair

May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017 - May 13, 2017

Bessemer City Down Home Festival

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

Join us for Gaston County’s most popular spring festival! The 29th Anniversary Down Home Festival offers visitors a chance to enjoy two days of Festival Fun.

May 12, 2017 - May 13, 2017

Nashville Blooming Festival

City: Nashville, NC
Produced by: Nashville Blooming Festival

May 12, 2017 - May 13, 2017

Cleveland County Strawberry Festival

City: Shelby, NC
Produced by: Cleveland County Fair, Inc.

May 13, 2017

May 13, 2017 - May 14, 2017

Carolina Strawberry Festival

City: Wallace, NC
Produced by: Town of Wallace

 

Carthage Buggy Festival

City: Carthage, NC

Produced by: Carthage Buggy Festival

Started in 1988, the Carthage Buggy Festival is a celebration of the rich history of Carthage, North Carolina. The Buggy Festival is held each year to commemorate the famous Tyson and Jones Buggy Factory that, from the mid-1800′s to the 1920′s, produced the carriages that were essential to life in rural North Carolina.

Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival

City: Charlotte, NC
Produced by: Trigger Agency

Join us at the festival for a great day of beer sippin’, bourbon tastin’, music listenin’, cigar smokin’, and barbeque eatin’. Your admission buys you a sampling glass so you can enjoy an ALL-YOU-CARE –TO-TASTE sampling of beer and bourbon. Some of the best barbeque vendors are on-site if you get hungry all while enjoying seminars in the tasting theater and LIVE music all day.

Morrisville Spring Fest

City: Morrisville, NC
Produced by: Town of Morrisville

The Town of Morrisville SpringFest will take place May 13, 2017 from 4:00pm-9:00pm on Town Hall Drive. We will have great entertainment, midway games, rides, live music and some of your favorite food trucks! Admission is free but bring money for food trucks and games!

 

May 19, 2017

May 19, 2017 - May 20, 2017

Stedman Party in the Park

City: Stedman, NC
Produced by: Town of Stedman

May 19, 2017 - May 20, 2017

Red Rose Festival

City: Lancaster, SC
Produced by: City of Lancaster

Red Rose Festival

May 19, 2017 - May 20, 2017

Carolina Roots MusicFest

City: Statesville, NC
Produced by: Carolina Balloon Fest

​Join us for a weekend of great performances by local and regional musical acts including nationally known bands. Enjoy delicious eats from a variety of food trucks. Campsites available!

May 20, 2017

May 20, 2017 - May 21, 2017

World Famous Blue Crab Festival

City: Little River, SC
Produced by: World Famous Blue Crab Festival

 

May 20, 2017 - May 21, 2017

Wings Over Wayne

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

May 20, 2017 - May 21, 2017

Kaleidoscope Fest

City: Waxhaw, NC
Produced by: Town of Waxhaw

Waxhaw’s spring festival is about all things art from fine art and crafts including woodworking, quilting, painting, pottery, etc., the performing arts like music, dance and theatre, the culinary arts and craft brewing, martial arts, and more. Music stages, kids entertainment stage, kids zone, performing arts stage, craft market, kaleidoscope of art, and farm fresh food court await.

Race City Festival

City: Mooresville, NC
Produced By: Race City Festival

The Race City Festival is a true celebration of our diversified community and brings more than 15,000 show go-ers every year. Rain or Shine. Please spread the word – we don’t want anyone to miss out on this spectacular community event.

Make a day of it, bring the family, friends and neighbors!! There is something for all ages and plenty of eats and things to see, do and enjoy the sounds and tastes of a true festival atmosphere.

Pink Hill Rose Festival

City: Pink Hill, NC
Produced by: Pink Hill Area Preservation & Development Committee

Location: Downtown Pink Hill, NC

Time: 10 AM – 10 PM

BBQ Luncheon Plates

Live Music / Inflatables

Antique Car & Tractor Show

5K Walk / Run

Rose Festival Prince & Princess

Softball Tournament

Corn Hole Tournament

Dance Exhibition

Zumba Demonstration

Festival ends with an Evening STREET DANCE 7-10 PM

May Days Festival – Town of Long View

City: Long View, NC
Produced by: Town of Long View

Long View Recreation Center
3107 2nd Ave. NW
Hickory, NC 28601

Free Admission
10:00AM – 9:30PM

Entertainment, Vendors, Childrens’ Rides, and MORE!

Limited Seating Available – Bring your own chairs.

The Long View Recreation Center is an Alcohol Free Facility
No Coolers Allowed

May 21, 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.

 

May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017 - May 27, 2017

Speed Street

City: Charlotte, NC
Produced by: Speed Street

Circle K Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola will be rocking the streets of Charlotte May 25-27 with live entertainment, access to racing’s brightest stars, giveaways and interactive displays.

Each day starting at noon, festival attendees will gather on Tryon Street in Uptown Charlotte to enjoy vendor displays, kid’s activities, racing-related fun and more until 8 p.m. Then local, regional and national headliners will take the Coca-Cola stage starting at approximately 6:30 p.m.

Tickets are only $15 to enjoy Friday and Saturday night headliners and $10 for Thursday night entertainment. All other activities are free.

Speed Street 5K

City: Charlotte, NC
Produced by: Speed Street

Lace up your running shoes for a twilight run on Thursday, May 25. The PNC Speed Street 5K in Uptown Charlotte is the place to be as participants wind their way through the festival setting before crossing the finish line.

In addition to supporting the Speedway Children’s Charities, runners will receive entry into the after party with details coming soon.

May 26, 2017

May 26, 2017 - May 27, 2017

Lowell Freedom Festival

City: Lowell, NC
Produced by: Lowell Freedom Festival

Fri. 6PM – 10PM , Sat. 10AM – 10PM.

The event will be held at Harold Rankin Park located at 519 Park Circle. The festival features children’s rides, more than 50 crafts and food vendors, live music and the second annual Miss Freedom Festival.

For more information call: Gail Boyles at 704-661-2015 or Kevin Krouse at 704-824-3518

May 27, 2017

May 27, 2017 - May 29, 2017

Lake Lure Arts & Crafts Festival

City: Lake Lure, NC
Produced by: Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach

Our Arts and Crafts Festivals have been a Lake Lure North Carolina tradition since the 1980′s. Held twice a year in May (Spring) and October (Autumn). Festivals features artisans and craftspeople who sell their hand-made creations.

Bessemer City Community Concert & Cruise-In

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!

June 1, 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 June 1: Summerdaze Band

June 2, 2017

June 2, 2017 - June 4, 2017

N.C. Black Bear Festival

City: Plymouth, NC
Produced by: Washington Co. Travel & Tourism

Plymouth is excited to host the 3rd Annual North Carolina Black Bear Festival on June 2-4, 2017! The largest black bears on the planet are found in eastern North Carolina. The highest concentration of black bears in the world is here on the Albemarle – Pamlico Peninsula. The purpose of this festival is to educate the public about these magnificent animals and celebrate this important North Carolina native.

The Black Bear Festival will take place on the banks of the Roanoke River in Plymouth’s nationally registered Historic District. More specifically, the festival will be set up in the large grass park on the east end of Water St. next to the Port O’Plymouth Museum (this is one of 3 museums in 3 blocks on Plymouth’s waterfront).

Gallery Gallop – First Friday

City: Salisbury, NC
Produced by: Downtown Salisbury NC

Friday, June 2, 2017

June 3, 2017

Art in the Park

City: Statesville, NC
Produced by: Statesville Recreation and Parks Dept.

June 3, 2017 - June 4, 2017

Cape Fear BBQ Festival

City: Burgaw, NC
Produced by: Cape Fear BBQ Festival

​The BBQ Festival will feature: 

  • Competetive BBQ Cookoff
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Live Music
  • Games and Activities
  • Antique Truck and Tractor Show

…and Many Flower & Plants for Sale!

Carolina Beach Music Festival

City: Carolina Beach, NC
Produced by: Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce

The Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce is proud to be hosting the 32nd Annual Carolina Beach Music Festival on Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 on the beach strand at the historic Carolina Beach Boardwalk in Carolina Beach.

On Saturday, June 3rd, ‘shaggers’ of all ages can enjoy a day of live entertainment with the hottest beach music bands in the South.  All three bands offer that laid-back style of rhythm and blues with deep roots in the Carolina Coast.  The gates will open at 10:00 am with the first band hitting the stage at 11:00 am.

June 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.

June 10, 2017

Arts by the Sea Festival

City: Swansboro, NC
Produced by: Swansboro Festivals Committee

 

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!

June 16, 2017

June 16, 2017 - June 17, 2017

North Carolina Blueberry Festival

City: Burgaw, NC
Produced by: N.C. Blueberry Festival

The Blueberry Festival celebrates the historical, economic, and cultural significance of blueberries in the southeastern region of our state.
NC Blueberry Festival

June 18, 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.

 

June 24, 2017

Bessemer City Community Concert & Cruise-In

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!

June 30, 2017

June 30, 2017 - July 4, 2017

Southeast Old Thresher’s Reunion

City: Denton, NC
Produced by: Denton Farm Park

The Greatest Steam, Gas Engine & Antique Farm Show in the Southeastern U.S.

June 30, 2017 - July 1, 2017

Christmas In July Festival

City: West Jefferson, NC
Produced by: Ashe County Christmas in July Festival

Arts & Crafts, Live Music, Adventure & Fun for the Whole Family!

July 1, 2017

Troyfest

City: Troy, NC
Produced by: Town of Troy

The Town of Troy will host the 32nd Annual TroyFest on Saturday, July 1, 2017 – fun, family event to enjoy in celebration of Independence Day. The event kicks-off with a parade at 10:00am. There will be vendors, games, food trucks, live music throughout the day, inflatable kids’ zone, and more. Later, at 5:30pm visitors are invited to Lowe-Warner Park to enjoy live music, food trucks, vendors, ice cream, and the best small town firework show in North Carolina.

 

For more information and vendor registration forms, contact Johnson Bray, Planning Director & Main Street Coordinator (910.572.3661 and johnson.bray@troy.nc.us).

July 2, 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.

 

July 3, 2017

July 3, 2017 - July 4, 2017

Fun Fourth Festival

City: Greensboro, NC
Produced by: Downtown Greensboro, Inc

An Independence Day celebration held in downtown Greensboro’s National Register Historic District. The festival is jam-packed with fun, lively and engaging entertainment for the young and the young at heart.

July 3, 2017 - July 4, 2017

Harrisburg July 4th Celebration

City: Harrisburg, NC
Produced by: Harrisburg Parks & Recreation

July 4, 2017

Swansboro July 4th Celebration

City: Swansboro, NC
Produced by: Swansboro Festivals Committee

Kings Mt. Revolutionary 4th

City: Kings Mountain, NC
Produced by: City of Kings Mountain

Celebrating Independence Day is always a patriotic event in Kings Mountain. In honor of the turning point of the Revolutionary War’s Battle of Kings Mountain (fought just south of town), a gathering of over 20 Revolutionary re-enactor militias will be camped prior to Friday and Saturday’s celebration. This is the largest fireworks show between Charlotte and Asheville. There will be patriotic music and a parade with a large mock cannon battle prior to the fireworks.

Lillington July 4th Celebration

City: Lillington, NC
Produced by: Town of Lillington Parks & Rec.

Hometown 4th Festival

City: Siler City, NC
Produced by: Town of Siler City Parks & Receration

Lexington Fantastic July Fourth

City: Lexington, NC
Produced by: Lexington Parks & Recreation

Join us for the Fantastic 4th at the Davidson County Fairgrounds!  The festival honors our country’s Independence Day with a patriotic beginning and offers amusements, music and activities for adults and kids of all ages. Entertainment is provided, and admission is FREE!

Outer Banks July 4th Celebration

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

 

Uncle Sam Jam

City: High Point, NC
Produced by: High Point Parks & Rec Dept

July 6, 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 July 6: The Entertainers

July 7, 2017

July 7, 2017 - July 8, 2017

NC Blackberry Festival

City: Lenoir, NC
Produced by: Caldwell Chamber of Commerce

One of the largest events in Historic Downtown Lenoir, the Blackberry Festival brings an estimated 17,000 plus visitors to beautiful Caldwell County. We want everyone to come out and join in the fun!

1st Fridays – Shop, Dine, Stroll

City: Salisbury, NC
Produced by: Downtown Salisbury NC

Downtown Salisbury Friday July 7, 5-9PM

July 8, 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!

July 15, 2017

Farmers Day

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.

July 16, 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.

 

July 22, 2017

Bessemer City Community Concert & Cruise-In

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!

July 28, 2017

July 28, 2017 - July 29, 2017

Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival

City: Cary, NC
Produced by: Great Grapes! Wine, Arts & Food Festival

THIS IS THE ORIGINAL, PREMIERE, THE ONE THAT STARTED IT ALL!  No other event in the Country beats the best.  Join us at the festival for a great day of beer sippin’, bourbon tastin’, music listenin’, cigar smokin’, and barbeque eatin’. Your admission buys you a sampling glass so you can enjoy an ALL-YOU-CARE –TO-TASTE sampling of beer and bourbon. Some of the best barbeque vendors are on-site if you get hungry all while enjoying seminars in the tasting theater and LIVE music all day.

August 3, 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 August 3: The Tams

August 4, 2017

August 4, 2017 - August 5, 2017

Salisbury Summer Sip

City: Salisbury, NC
Produced by: Downtown Salisbury NC

Downtown Craft Beer Crawl Tasting, Friday, August 4th, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

NC Craft Beer Festival, Saturday, August 5th, 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Summer Sip is Downtown Salisbury’s signature 2-day craft beer event! Join the kick-off on Friday, August 4th at 6 pm – 9 pm for the official tasting crawl throughout downtown. During the crawl you’ll sample craft beers from all over North Carolina while touring our many wonderful downtown businesses. Enjoy the inaugural craft beer festival on Saturday, August 5th from 3 – 7 pm while sampling various brands from over 28 different craft breweries.

For more information and to purchase your tickets visit www.DowntownSalisburyNC.com.

 

August 5, 2017

7th Inning Stretch Festival

City: Shelby, NC
Produced by: 7th Inning Stretch Festival

August 11, 2017

August 11, 2017 - August 12, 2017

Waldensian Festival

City: Valdese, NC
Produced by: Waldensian Festival

Since 1976, on the second Saturday in August, Valdese hosts an annual festival to celebrate the “Glorious Return” of the Waldenses from exile in Switzerland to their native valleys in the Cottian Alps of Italy in 1689. This celebration is mirrored around the world by other Waldensian communities.