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October 13, 2017

October 13, 2017 - October 15, 2017

MumFest

City: New Bern, NC
Produced by: Mumfest

The 37th Annual MUMfest promises to be the biggest and best yet. Recognized as one of the finest award-winning family festivals in the state, MUMfest is a combination of fun and entertainment that annually attracts more than 80,000 festival-goers to the revitalized beauty of New Bern’s historic downtown and waterfront.

October 13, 2017 - October 15, 2017

Fayetteville Dogwood Fall Festival

City: Fayetteville, NC
Produced by: Fayetteville Dogwood Festival

The Fayetteville Dogwood Fall Festival presented by BudLight is 3 days of activities held in and around Festival Park.  

October 14, 2017

Mountain Glory Festival

City: Marion, NC
Produced by: Mountain Glory Festival

All day street festival with artists and crafters, food vendors, quilt show, childrens area, two stages of entertainment, and much more!

October 14, 2017 - October 15, 2017

Pleasure Island Seafood, Blues & Jazz Festival

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

This two-day festival takes place along the scenic Cape Fear River at the Fort Fisher Air Force Recreational Area in Kure beach. Enjoy browsing at the Fine Arts Plaza, shopping for crafts, listening to music, and fine wine tasting. Children will stay entertained for hours as they enjoy magicians, juggling acts, clowns and much more in the Kidz Zone.

October 14, 2017 - October 15, 2017

John Blue Cotton Festival

City: Laurinburg, NC
Produced by: John Blue Cotton Festival, Inc.

Over 10,000 visitors come to Scotland County each year for the annual John Blue Cotton Festival. The festival is held on the grounds of the historic John Blue House during the second weekend of October. This “old timey” event features crafts, antique collections, “hit and miss” engines, entertainment, food, and demonstrations of 19th century games and farming practices.

October 14, 2017 - October 15, 2017

Mullet Festival

City: Swansboro, NC
Produced by: Swansboro Festivals Committee

 

October 14, 2017 - October 15, 2017

Autumn Treasures and Grill’n & Chill’n BBQ Cook-off

City: Waxhaw, NC
Produced by: Town of Waxhaw

About the Festival
Stroll the streets of downtown Waxhaw during our Autumn Treasures two-day event held annually the second weekend in October. Our biggest festival of the year, Autumn Treasures offers a lively atmosphere with a little something for everyone.

Don’t miss out. Autumn Treasures is the place to be in October.

Festival Features
Local crafters display their talents and wares on Main Street, while local musicians fill the streets with song.

Your mouth will water from the sweet smell of barbecue cooking on the grills of professional and backyard barbecue teams on Friday and Saturday during the Grill’n & Chill’n BBQ Cook-Off. Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society, over 25 teams will compete for prize money and state championship titles.

For car buffs, be sure to join us on Saturday for the American Legion Hometown Heroes show featuring classic, antique and custom cars, trucks and motorcycles.

Bring the whole family and make a day of it.  Our Kids Zone features inflatables, carnival rides, pony rides, petting zoo, a children’s entertainment stage, and kid’s crafts.

Tour de Pig Cycling Event

City: Lexington, NC
Produced by: The Barbecue Festival, Inc.

The Tour de Pig is a fundraiser for the Mental Health Assoc. in Davidson Co. and is an official event of the Barbecue Festival in Lexington, NC. Routes are available for all levels of ability. There are 100K, 50K, 35K, and 20K routes all starting and ending at the DavidsonCo.Community College campus. Pre-registered riders receive a Tour de Pig shirt, a collectible patch, and a barbecue lunch. The ride is furnished with rest stops and ride support.

NASCAR Day Festival

City: Randleman, NC
Produced by: Nascar Day

Every October, 20,000 people come together to celebrate racing, the NASCAR Day Festival – you get the picture. An enormous amount of fun happens in Randleman during the NASCAR Day Festival.

Bessemer City Community Concert & Cruise-In

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!

October 18, 2017

October 18, 2017 - October 21, 2017

Duplin Agribusiness Fair

City: Kenansville, NC
Produced by: Duplin Co. Events Center

October 20, 2017

October 20, 2017 - October 22, 2017

Carolina BalloonFest

City: Statesville, NC

Produced by: Carolina Balloon Fest

Join us for a fun-filled weekend of family entertainment with outstanding attractions. Bring lawn chairs and blankets (pets & coolers will not be admitted) to bask in the beautiful Carolina autumn weather as the backdrop to all the sights and sounds of colorful hot air balloons. Taste the best of North Carolina’s wines and craft brews, stroll the Artisan Village and MarketPlace with great food along Eat Street. Arrive Early & Stay Late…

October 20, 2017 - October 21, 2017

Pineville Fall Fest

City: Pineville, NC
Produced by: Pineville Fall Fest

October 21, 2017

October 21, 2017 - October 22, 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.

October 21, 2017 - October 22, 2017

NC Oyster Festival

City: Ocean Isle Beach , NC
Produced by: N.C. Oyster Festival

The 37th  Annual North Carolina Oyster Festival features live entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, festival food, a road race, kid’s area, North Carolina Oyster Shucking Championships and an Oyster Stew Cook-off.

Come join us and find out for yourself why the oyster is so treasured by Brunswick County natives.

Taylorsville Apple Festival

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

The streets of Taylorsville fill to overflowing for the Annual Taylorsville Apple Festival which draws an estimated 30,000 attendees and hosts over 250 exhibit booths. The festival provides a fantastic assortment of entertainment, food and vendors.

October 21, 2017 - October 29, 2017

North Carolina Yam Festival

City: Tabor City, NC
Produced by: N.C. Yam Festival

October 26, 2017

October 26, 2017 - October 28, 2017

Onslow Oktoberfest

City: Jacksonville, NC
Produced by: Onslow OktoberFest

Saturday, October 28, 2017
10 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Riverwalk Crossing Park
Downtown Jacksonville, NC

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October 28, 2017

Pinehurst Oktoberfest

City: Pinehurst, NC
Produced by: Village of Pinehurst

34th Annual Barbecue Festival

City: Lexington, NC
Produced by: The Barbecue Festival, Inc.

Time: 8:30 AM – 6 PM

Free Admission

Over 300 vendors (arts & crafts, commercial and festival foods)

Seven stages of entertainment, Street Performers, Carnival/Family Area

50 Ton Pig-themed Sand Sculpture

And of course, the BEST barbecue in the world!

Halloween Fun Fest

City: Salisbury, NC
Produced by: Downtown Salisbury NC

 

October 31, 2017

Trick-or-Treat the Trails

City: Garner, NC
Produced by: Town Of Garner, Parks & Rec.

 

November 3, 2017

First Friday Salisbury – Shop, Dine, Stroll

City: Salisbury, NC
Produced by: Downtown Salisbury NC

Friday, November 3, 2017

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

November 3, 2017 - November 4, 2017

NC Poultry Jubilee

City: Rose Hill, NC

Produced by: Poultry Jubilee

November 4, 2017

NC Cotton Festival

City: Dunn, NC
Produced by: N.C. Cotton Festival

This event draws more than 8,000 people to downtown each year offering family fun, entertainment and education. The festival’s goal is to bring recognition to one of North Carolina’s prime agricultural products…”cotton,” and through this process attract people to Dunn’s thriving downtown.

November 4, 2017 - November 5, 2017

NC Whirligig Festival

City: Wilson, NC
Produced by: NC Whirligig Festival

Like the whimsical outsider art, the Wilson Whirligig Festival is a community celebration of people and art in motion held the first fulll weekend in November. With the many goals of entertaining, attracting visitors, celebrating differences, providing a positive economic impact, promoting the sharing of our rich history, and fostering civic pride, the Whirligig Festival is a true community-wide celebration.

Working Fingers Craft Show

City: Mooresville, NC
Produced by: Unique Creations Arts & Crafts Festival
Town of Mooresville

Mooresville Recreation Department hosts the 41st Annual Working Fingers Craft Show on Saturday, November 4th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main Street, in Mooresville. Exhibitors will showcase their art, woodwork, baked goods, jewelry and much more. Admission is free. For more information, call 704-663-2670.

November 11, 2017

Christmas in November

City: Valdese, NC
Produced by: Waldensian Festival

Mistletoe Magic Holiday Gift Show

City: Morehead City, NC
Produced by: Crystal Coast Civic Center

Rock Climbing Festival

City: Hiddenite, NC
Produced by: Rockyfest

The 3rd Annual Rocky Face Climbing Festival will be held on November 11 at Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area, 3451 Rocky Face Church Road, Hiddenite, NC.! Free climbing classes and climbing competitions with prizes for first place will be held throughout the day.

 

 

November 18, 2017

Stedman Christmas in the Park

City: Stedman, NC
Produced by: Town of Stedman

November 22, 2017

Tree Lighting Ceremony

City: Troy, NC
Produced by: Town of Troy

November 23, 2017

November 23, 2017 - December 24, 2017

Charlotte Christmas Village

City: Charlotte, NC
Produced by: Charlotte Christmas Village

November 23, 2017 - January 2, 2018

Town of Forest City Christmas

City: Forest City, NC
Produced by: Town of Forest City

Carriage Rides, Ice-Skating, Santa House

Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade

City: Charlotte, NC
Produced by: Charlotte Center City Partners

November 24, 2017

November 24, 2017 - November 26, 2017

Country Christmas Train

City: Denton, NC
Produced by: Denton Farm Park

 

Salisbury Holiday Night Out

City: Salisbury, NC
Produced by: Downtown Salisbury NC

Friday, November 24, 2017

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

November 25, 2017

Santa & the Grinch at the Bell Tower

City: Salisbury, NC
Produced by: Downtown Salisbury NC

Saturday, November 25, 2017

November 30, 2017

November 30, 2017 - December 2, 2017

ChristmasVille

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

Historic Downtown Rock Hill, SC will be transformed into a whimsical holiday village featuring the artist Vernon Grant (Snap! Crackle! Pop! fame). Dickens carolers, old fashioned vendors, exceptional Arts & Crafts show.

December 1, 2017

December 1, 2017 - December 3, 2017

Country Christmas Train

City: Denton, NC
Produced by: Denton Farm Park

1st Fridays – Mingle Jingle

City: Salisbury, NC
Produced by: Downtown Salisbury NC

Friday, December 1st, 2017

5 pm – 9 pm

December 2, 2017

Christmas in the City

City: Lancaster, SC
Produced by: City of Lancaster

Winterfest Arts & Crafts Show

City: Jacksonville, NC
Produced by:Jacksonville Parks & Rec.

December 7, 2017

December 7, 2017 - December 10, 2017

Country Christmas Train

City: Denton, NC
Produced by: Denton Farm Park

 

December 9, 2017

Santa & the Grinch with Antique Fire Trucks

City: Salisbury, NC
Produced by: Downtown Salisbury NC

Friday, December 9, 2017

 

December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017 - December 17, 2017

Country Christmas Train

City: Denton, NC
Produced by: Denton Farm Park

 

December 20, 2017

December 20, 2017 - December 23, 2017

Country Christmas Train

City: Denton, NC
Produced by: Denton Farm Park

 

December 26, 2017

December 26, 2017 - December 27, 2017

Country Christmas Train

City: Denton, NC
Produced by: Denton Farm Park

December 31, 2017

CLT New Year’s Eve

City: Charlotte, NC
Produced by: Charlotte Center City Partners

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January 28, 2018

January 28, 2018 - January 29, 2018

NCAF&E ShowFest 2018

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

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March 24, 2018

Easter Eggstravaganza

City: Mooresville, NC
Produced by: Town of Mooresville

The Easter Eggstravaganza will be held Saturday, March 24, 2018 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

March 30, 2018

March 30, 2018 - March 31, 2018

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.

April 26, 2018

April 26, 2018 - April 29, 2018

MerleFest

City: Wilkesboro, NC
Produced by: MerleFest

Music * Moments * Memories

April 27, 2018

April 27, 2018 - April 29, 2018

Fayetteville Dogwood Festival

City: Fayetteville, NC
Produced by: Fayetteville Dogwood Festival

April 27, 2018 - April 29, 2018

Farmville Dogwood Festival

City:Farmville, NC
Produced By:Farmville Dogwood Festival

May 4, 2018

May 4, 2018 - May 6, 2018

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, 2018

Multicultural Festival

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

Ham and Yam Festival

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

MayFest Arts & Crafts Festival

City: Rutherfordton, NC
Produced by: Rutherford Town Revitalization

May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018 - May 12, 2018

Nashville Blooming Festival

City: Nashville, NC
Produced by: Nashville Blooming Festival

 

May 12, 2018

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.

May 18, 2018

May 18, 2018 - May 19, 2018

World Famous Blue Crab Festival

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

May 19, 2018

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 19, 2018 - May 20, 2018

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.

May 20, 2018

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 1, 2018

June 1, 2018 - June 3, 2018

N.C. Black Bear Festival

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

Plymouth is excited to host the 4th Annual North Carolina Black Bear Festival on June 1-3, 2018! 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).

June 3, 2018

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 8, 2018

June 8, 2018 - June 9, 2018

Washington Summer Festival

City: Washington, NC
Produced by: Washington Summer Festival

Summer is about to begin and what better way to start the season off by joining us for the “2018 Washington Summer Festival” on the beautiful downtown waterfront (Stewart Parkway).

June 15, 2018

June 15, 2018 - June 16, 2018

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.
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June 17, 2018

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 1, 2018

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 6, 2018

July 6, 2018 - July 7, 2018

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 15, 2018

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.

August 19, 2018

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 3, 2018

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 14, 2018

September 14, 2018 - September 15, 2018

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 15, 2018

Creedmoor Music Festival

City: Creedmoor, NC
Produced by: Creedmoor Music Festival

27th 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 15th from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. rain or shine. Visit www.cityofcreedmoor.org for more information.

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.

September 22, 2018

Kuumba Festival

City: Laurinburg, NC
Produced by: Kuumba Festival / African American Heritage Committee

October 6, 2018

Hilltop Fall Festival

City: Rutherfordton, NC
Produced by: Rutherford Town Revitalization

October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018 - October 14, 2018

MumFest

City: New Bern, NC
Produced by: Mumfest

In it’s 38th year, MUMfest promises to be the biggest and best yet. Recognized as one of the finest award-winning family festivals in the state, MUMfest is a combination of fun and entertainment that annually attracts more than 80,000 festival-goers to the revitalized beauty of New Bern’s historic downtown and waterfront.

October 12, 2018 - October 14, 2018

Autumn Leaves Festival

City: Mount Airy, NC
Produced by: Autumn Leaves Festival

The Autumn Leaves Festival showcases our rich musical heritage, such as Old-Time, Blue Grass and Gospel performed by local musicians on the downtown stage; the unique arts & crafts of more than 170 craftsmen line the streets with many demonstrating their talents and skills passed down through the generations; then there is “Food for the Soul”, ham biscuits, collards & cornbread, barbeque, hamburgers, ground steak and more served with hospitality by our local civic and other community groups.

October 13, 2018

Mountain Glory Festival

City: Marion, NC
Produced by: Mountain Glory Festival

All day street festival with artists and crafters, food vendors, quilt show, childrens area, two stages of entertainment, and much more!

October 13, 2018 - October 14, 2018

John Blue Cotton Festival

City: Laurinburg, NC
Produced by: John Blue Cotton Festival, Inc.

Over 10,000 visitors come to Scotland County each year for the annual John Blue Cotton Festival. The festival is held on the grounds of the historic John Blue House during the second weekend of October. This “old timey” event features crafts, antique collections, “hit and miss” engines, entertainment, food, and demonstrations of 19th century games and farming practices.

October 13, 2018 - October 14, 2018

Autumn Treasures and Grill’n & Chill’n BBQ Cook-off

City: Waxhaw, NC
Produced by: Town of Waxhaw

About the Festival
Stroll the streets of downtown Waxhaw during our Autumn Treasures two-day event held annually the second weekend in October. Our biggest festival of the year, Autumn Treasures offers a lively atmosphere with a little something for everyone.

Don’t miss out. Autumn Treasures is the place to be in October.

Festival Features
Local crafters display their talents and wares on Main Street, while local musicians fill the streets with song.

Your mouth will water from the sweet smell of barbecue cooking on the grills of professional and backyard barbecue teams on Friday and Saturday during the Grill’n & Chill’n BBQ Cook-Off. Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society, over 25 teams will compete for prize money and state championship titles.

For car buffs, be sure to join us on Saturday for the American Legion Hometown Heroes show featuring classic, antique and custom cars, trucks and motorcycles.

Bring the whole family and make a day of it.  Our Kids Zone features inflatables, carnival rides, pony rides, petting zoo, a children’s entertainment stage, and kid’s crafts.

October 20, 2018

October 20, 2018 - October 28, 2018

NC Yam Festival

City: Tabor City, NC
Produced by: N.C. Yam Festival

 

October 25, 2018

October 25, 2018 - October 27, 2018

Onslow Oktoberfest

City: Jacksonville, NC
Produced by: Onslow OktoberFest

Saturday, October 27, 2018
10 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Riverwalk Crossing Park
Downtown Jacksonville, NC

October 27, 2018

35th Annual Barbecue Festival

City: Lexington, NC
Produced by: The Barbecue Festival, Inc.

Celebrating & Serving One Style of Barbecue … Lexington Style!

Time: 8:30 AM – 6 PM

Free Admission

More than 200 vendors (arts & crafts, commercial and festival foods), Seven stages of entertainment, Street Performers, Carnival/Family Area, 50 Ton Pig-themed Sand Sculpture, Antique Car Show, Lumberjack Show, Racing Pigs, and Much More!

And of course, the BEST barbecue in the world!

 

November 3, 2018

Working Fingers Craft Show

City: Mooresville, NC
Produced by: Unique Creations Arts & Crafts Festival
Town of Mooresville

Mooresville Recreation Department hosts the 42nd Annual Working Fingers Craft Show on Saturday, November 3rd from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main Street, in Mooresville. Exhibitors will showcase their art, woodwork, baked goods, jewelry and much more. Admission is free. For more information, call 704-663-2670.

November 22, 2018

Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade

City: Charlotte, NC
Produced by: Charlotte Center City Partners

December 31, 2018

CLT New Year’s Eve

City: Charlotte, NC
Produced by: Charlotte Center City Partners

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