U.S. Food Festival & Food Show Section
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June 2-4, 2016 14th Annual Gourd Artists Gathering
Cherokee, North Carolina
Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds. Featuring exquisitely crafted gourd art, this year’s Cherokee Gourd Artists Gathering brings together collectors and exhibiting artists for a weekend of live demonstrations, classes, competitions and a spectacular art market offering stunning works of gourd art, materials, tools and supplies. Come see how an inexpensive, traditionally utilitarian component of the Cherokee household is transformed into a piece of artwork!
June 3, 2016 8th Annual Livermush Festival
Marion, North Carolina
The Official State of North Carolina Spring LiverMush Festival. Celebrates the omnipresent North Carolina food staple livermush, which is traditionally made from pig liver, head parts, cornmeal, pepper and sage. The mixture is made into a loaf and fried. It is closely related to another Southern dish, scrapple, which is made from meat broth and cornmeal. The event includes a Best Dressed Pig Contest and the popular Livermush Toss, music and a livermush cooking contest.
June 3-4, 2016 Annual Lincolnton Hog Happenin
Lincolnton, North Carolina
The Hog Happenin' is a regional bike fest and Kansas City Barbeque Society Sanctioned North Carolina State Championship Barbeque Cook-off that brings motorcycle and barbeque lovers together in downtown Lincolnton. While there are many hog events throughout North Carolina, Lincolnton was the first to combine the animal with the mechanical.
June 4, 2016 Troutacular Trout Festival - Spruce Pine, North Carolina
Events for the festival include fishing and wildlife vendors and exhibits, Trout Unlimited, trout fishing, children's activities, local crafters and, of course, food!
June 4, 2016 Salute! NC Wine Celebration
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Over 30 wineries, delicious food selections, musical entertainment, and the new "North Carolina Food & Wine University," an interactive and fun educational area.
June 10-11, 2016 Annual Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival
Tryon, North Carolina
Come enjoy one of the best barbecue festivals with plenty of food, music and fun! Presented by the Carolina Foothills Chamber of Commerce, the Blue Ridge Barbecue & Music Festival is considered one of the most popular sanctioned barbecue competitions in the United States. All proceeds benefit the Chamber's operating budget and help fund the Carolina Foothills Chamber Foundation.
June 10-12, 2016 Annual Twin CIty RibFest
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Hot Ribs, Cool Music. A combination of national BBQ purveyors competing for awards and customers, and quality entertainment.
June 10-12, 2016 Annual Taste of Charlotte - Charlotte, North Carolina
Enjoy delicious food while you stroll along Tryon Street visiting local & national sponsors. The festival offers entertainment that is enjoyable for all ages.
June 16-19, 2016 Taste of Scotland & Celtic Festival
Franklin, North Carolina
A day of Scottish Fun, Food, Fashion, Music, Dancers, Games, Clans, Border Collie Demonstrations, Crafters, Contiunous Entertainment and Culture for the whole family! Held annually on Father's Day weekend.
June 17-18, 2016
5th Annual Peak City Pig Fest
Apex, North Carolina
Historic Apex, a community situated at the highest point on the Chatham Railroad between Richmond, VA and Jacksonville FL, hosts the KCBS sactioned BBQ competition. Teams from all over the country will compete for prize money cooking chicken, ribs, beef brisket and pork. Attendance: 10,000.
June 17-18, 2016 13th Annual NC Blueberry Festival
Burgaw, North Carolina
Enjoy some of the area's finest entertainment, artisans nestled around the courthouse square, antique cars lining the streets, food vendors serving up an array of delicacies and of course the Festival's main attraction Blueberries! Attendance: 30,000.
June 25, 2016 Summertime Brews Festival - Greensboro, North Carolina
We are proud to bring you the 12th Annual Summertime Brews Festival at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Serious beer connoisseur's can enjoy the first samples of the frosty brews during the VIP Brewmaster Tasting beginning at 2:30pm. All those who, while you appreciate the wonderful craftsmanship of the beers, are less interested measured analytical sips and would rather jump right in to experience as many of the three hundred beers as responsibly possible, may crash the gates starting at 4pm. Live Music.
June 25-26, 2016 Knotts Island Peach Festival
Knotts Island, North Carolina
An annual celebration of the agricultural community on Knotts Island with food & craft vendors, entertainers, displays, peaches and more peaches!
June 6-8, 2014 Ole Smokey Tractor Club Spring Farm Fest
Maggie Valley, North Carolina
Antique tractor show, auction and parade.
June 20, 2011 14th Annual Taste - Greensboro, North Carolina
Complete with noteworthy restaurants, valuable silent auction items and live entertainment, Taste is an evening fundraiser you won”t want to miss!
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