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.
- Wilkes Community College Wilkesboro, NC 28697 in 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.
- Downtown Chadbourn, NC 28431 in 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.
- Cedar Crest College in CHARLOTTE, NC
On Mother's Day weekend, Charlotte holds its annual Mayfair-A Celebration of the Arts. It includes a Kid's Zone and area artists. The family-friendly event is free to the public and is set against the backdrop of University Place's quaint boardwalk.
- Whalehead 1100 Club Rd Corolla, NC 27927 in Nc
Under the Oaks Art Festival features over 100 artists and an impressive array of media. Held on the waterfront, this outdoor show is one of Corolla's best.
Originally a one-day event, Mayberry Days now encompasses three days each year. It is held in the birthplace of Andy Griffith in Mount Airy, North Carolina. This free festival is held in the memory of the Andy Griffith Show and hosts a food eating contest.