- Freedom Park Lake 1409 East Boulevard Charlotte, NC 28203 in CHARLOTTE, NC
Held since 1964, the Festival in the Park is a must-see event in Charlotte, North Carolina. Throughout the festival, singers and storytellers descend on the city with art, music and food for all. This festival is held at Freedom Park and is free for all attendees.
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.
- Downtown Water Street Wilmington, NC 28401 in WILMINGTON, NC
The North Carolina coastal town of Wilmington hosts its annual Riverfest for three days each October. Festival goers can kick up their heels and enjoy lovely scenery, antique car shows, dance competitions, live music, sporting events, and a pirate invasion. This family-friendly and diverse festival is always a good time.
Taking place each fall in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains just a short drive from Asheville, the LEAF Festival (Lake Eden Arts Festival) is a three-day global music festival for people of all ages.
Every autumn, Banner Elk Elementary School hosts the fun and unique Woolly Worm Festival, where people show up to see worms race one another. Worms race up a string, and the color of the winning worm is used to forecast the weather for the upcoming year. The Woolly Worm Festival is a unique, family-friendly good time for all.
- Statesville Regional Airport Statesville, NC 28677 in STATESVILLE, NC
Designed to suit the whole family, the Carolina Ballonfest is an annual event in Statesville, North Carolina. Within the rolling hills, the air fills with 50 or more hot-air balloons. From competitions to an artist village, the event offers something for everyone to enjoy.