North Carolina Food Festivals & Shows
(Food, Wine, Beer & Agricultural Events)
2018 - 2019 NORTH CAROLINA Month by month
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CLICK ON THE MONTHS ABOVE for a Complete Listing for All North Carolina Events, with Descriptions and Links.
Here are JUST A FEW Featured Events:
September 15, 2018 BugFest 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Learn about arthropods, which make up three-quarters of all animals on Earth, during fascinating presentations. Taste delectable dishes featuring creepy crawlers as a major ingredient at Café Insecta. Attendance: 35,000.
September 22, 2018
Annual Yadkin Valley Pumpkin Festival
Elkin, North Carolina
Includes Great Pumpkin Weigh-Off with pumpkins from growers located all over the East Coast. Some will weigh-in at an excess of 1,000 lbs with hopes of placing in the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth top ten. Main Street will be lined with vendors, plus a variety of live entertainment and the ever-popular pie-eating contest. Attendance: 15,000
October 6, 2018
Brushy Mountain Apple Festival
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
This festival pays tribute to the fruit grown and harvested each fall by apple orchardists from Northwestern North Carolina. Local apple growers set up throughout the festival selling their apples, apple cider, and dried apples. Over 425 arts & crafts vendors highlighting Appalachian heritage crafts, 100 food concessions, and four music stages. Attendance: 160,000.
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