- Name of location WILMINGTON, NC
Founded in 1948, the North Carolina Azalea Festival has become a springtime tradition. Every April, North Carolina residents flock to the festival to enjoy a multitude of arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, music, and over 50 fun events for the entire family to enjoy.
- Name of location CHERRYVILLE, NC
Situated on Main Street in Cherryville, North Carolina, the Cherry Blossom festival is true to its name. It includes a cherry dessert and cherry eating contest as well as a host of games. This outdoor festival is a favorite due to the antique car show and popular bands.
- Name of location MOUNT OLIVE, NC
The North Carolina Pickle Festival is one of the most unique events held in North Carolina. For pickle loves, the festival boasts of free pickles and Tour de Pickle biking event. There is also a Pickle Princess contest and a pickle mascot, Mr. Crisp. For younger children, the Pickle Treasure Hunt is sure to please.
- Name of location WILKESBORO, NC
Merlefest has a dedicated following of fun-loving festival goers who all come together each year to enjoy and celebrate Appalachian music. With an impressive and diverse musical lineup, each April the MerleFest draws people from far and wide with an appreciation of excellent music, friends, family, and good times.
- Name of location CHADBOURN, NC
For over 80 years, this family-friendly festival has attracted people of all ages for a summer day filled with unending amounts strawberry shortcake, a myriad of attractions, a parade, beauty pageant, dances, clowns, and live musical entertainment.
- Name of location LENOIR, NC
Local artists and regional musicians join in Lenoir's eclectic festival. Dubbed the festival in the Park, this event is hosted at the mulberry Recreation Center. It includes dancers and recreational activities for everyone in the family. Each year, the festival begins on the third Thursday following Labor Day.