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.
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.
- M.C. Benton Convention Center 5th and Cherry Streets Winston-Salem, NC 27101 in WINSTON SALEM, NC
The Piedmont Craftsmen's Fair is hosted in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This show features quality craftsmanship and unique designs. Each custom designed craft features a range of leather, clay, printmaking, wood or glass for a uniquely designed piece. Relaxed and welcoming, the Piedmont craftsmen's Fair is one of the best events held at the Benton Convention Center.
- Greensboro Coliseum Complex, Special Events Center 1921 W. Lee St Greensboro, NC 27403 in GREENSBORO, NC
As Christmas time rolls around, Greensboro boasts of one of the best present-buying locations. At the Greensboro Coliseum Complex, the Craftsmen's Christmas Classic Arts and Crafts Festival includes some of the best artists in America. Exhibitors show off how each work is made as visitors wander the stalls in search of a one-of-a-kind present.