Logo (Since 1999)


Home   |   Food_Articles   |   Food_Trivia   |   Today_in_Food History   |   Food_History_Timeline   |   Recipes   |   Cooking_Tips   |   Food_Videos   |   Food_Quotes   |   Who’s_Who   |   Culinary_Schools_and_Tours   |   Food_Trivia_Quizzes   |   Food_Poems   |   Free_Magazines   |   FOOD_FESTIVALS_&_EVENTS

United States Food Festival Section: Listed by State & Month

Submit an Event for Free Listing

You are here > Home > Food Festivals > UNITED STATES  > 

North Carolina >  N Carolina: August Festivals

Check previous year if event is not yet updated to current year

•    U.S. Food Festivals by STATE >>
All U.S. Festivals by MONTH
Food Festivals by Country
All Countries by Month
· Food Holidays
· Food Festival News



An extensive list of free Food & Beverage magazines, publications and newsletters  Topics include restaurants, hospitality, hotels and cooking.


See also the Today in Food History Section for Food Holidays, and Special Food Weeks and Months


NORTH CAROLINAJanuary/February  -  March  -  April  -  May  -  June

July  -  AUGUST  -  September  -  October  -  November/December

Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

(see also: 2020  -  2019  -  2016  -  2015)


August 22-24, 2021
Charlotte, North Carolina
Annual Exhibition & Conference.  SNAXPO is the world’s largest, most comprehensive trade show devoted exclusively to the international snack food industry. SNAXPO brings together owners, executives and buyers from every segment of the industry who are actively looking for new equipment, ingredients, products and services.

Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
events waiting for new dates

August 6, 2020 - Outer Banks Watermelon Festival
Nag's Head, North Carolina
Celebrate summer with Kitty Hawk Kites and Food Lion by supporting the Outer Banks Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Coalition at the 14th Annual OBX Watermelon Festival 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM at Jockey’s Ridge Crossing in Nags Head.  Enjoy games, food, face painting, arts and crafts activities, TONS of watermelon fun and more. OBX Watermelon Festival is free for guests to attend; however, the purchase of tickets is required to play and eat! Compete in classic competitions like seed spitting and watermelon eating to win from a selection of awesome prizes. Enjoy lunch provided by Mulligan’s Raw Bar and Grille and frozen treats from Jockey Ridge Creamery.

August 29, 2020  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. Coming to the Hickory Motor Speedway

Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
events waiting for new dates

August 9-10, 2019  Oskar Blues Brewery’s Burning Can Festival
Hendrsonville, North Carolina
Oskar Blues REEB Ranch.  The Burning Can (notjusta) Beer Fest is an outdoor music-soaked celebration of craft beer in a can, featuring beer sampling, spectator sports, The Beer Relay race, and live music  with all proceeds benefitting CAN'd Aid Foundation.

August 9-11, 2019  Sneads Ferry Shrimp Festival
Sneads Ferry, North Carolina
The annual event will include an all-day street dance, fireworks, food & craft vendors, carnival, beer & wine garden, karaoke contest, parade and shrimp peeling & cooking contests.  Attendance: 10,000.

August 10, 2019 - Gluten & Allergen Free Wellness Event
Raleigh, North Carolina

August 10-11, 2019  42nd Annual Sourwood Festival
Black Mountain, North Carolina
The sourwood tree and our lovely honey bees provide our area with very tasty local sourwood honey. At this annual street festival you can browse the arts and crafts of hundreds of vendors, see honey bee demonstrations, sample festival food and participate in a 5K run.  Attendance: 30,000.


August 12-18, 2019 - Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week
Raleigh, North Carolina
Participating restaurants will offer delectable, three-course prix fixe dinners for either $20 or $30 per person, depending on the venue (tax and tip not included).  As a special amenity to downtown employees and other daytime downtown visitors, some restaurants will be offering $5 and $10 lunch specials during Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week only!

August 22-25, 2019 - 34th Annual Winterville Watermelon Festival
Winterville, North Carolina
Watermelon Eating Contest, Seed Spitting Contests, Watermelon Roll, Youth Events, Concerts.

August 25, 2019 - Organicfest - Asheville, North Carolina
Pack Square Park in downtown Asheville  A celebration of everything organic, sustainable and green. Live Music; Organic Eats; Free Cooking Classes; Samplings & Giveaways; Organic & Green Vendors; Natural Arts & Crafts; Free Family Fun; KIds Parade; and more...

August 30-Sept 2, 2019  North Carolina Apple Festival
Hendersonville, North Carolina
The North Carolina mountains are known for their apple orchards. In celebration of King Apple, music, a parade, and arts and crafts fill city streets. Many of the growers also feature items such as fried apple pies, apple cakes, apple butter and apple cider.


Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

events waiting for new dates

August 1-1, 2016 - Fountain Peanut Festival - Fountain, North Carolina
It is with great regret that we announce that due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, we will not be having the Fountain Peanut Festival in 2016. At this time we are uncertain of the future of the festival.




events waiting for new dates

August 14-15, 2015 - Fountain Peanut Festival
Fountain, North Carolina
It is with great regret that we announce that due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, we will not be having the Fountain Peanut Festival this year. At this time we are uncertain of the future of the festival.

August 22, 2015 - Elderberry Festival - Chapel Hill, North Carolina
The event offers an opportunity to learn about the benefits of elderberrries and growing them as a commercial crop. Enjoy two days of live music. Camping is available. 31 Bands, Many arts and craft vendors, Food Trucks, Workshop Stage and Special Children’s area.



Alabama   |   Alaska   |   Arizona   |   Arkansas   |   California   |   Colorado   |   Connecticut   |   Delaware   |   Florida   |   Georgia   |   Hawaii   |   Idaho   |   Illinois   |   Indiana   |   Iowa   |   Kansas   |   Kentucky   |   Louisiana   |   Maine   |   Maryland   |   Massachusetts   |   Michigan   |   Minnesota   |   Mississippi   |   Missouri   |   Montana   |   Nebraska   |   Nevada  |   New_Hampshire   |   New_Jersey   |   New_Mexico   |   New_York   |   North_Carolina   |   North_Dakota   |   Ohio   |   Oklahoma   |   Oregon   |   Pennsylvania   |   Puerto_Rico   |   Rhode_Island   |   South_Carolina   |   South_Dakota   |   Tennessee   |   Texas   |   Utah   |   Vermont   |   Virgin_Islands   |   Virginia   |   Washington   |   Washington_DC   |   West_Virginia   |   Wisconsin   |   Wyoming  |   ADD_AN_EVENT


  Home   |   Food Trivia Quizzes   |   Recipe Contests   |   Food Timeline   |   Magazines   |   Food Links  

Please feel free to link to any pages of from your website.
For permission to use any of this content please E-mail: [email protected]
All contents are copyright © 1990 - 2021 James T. Ehler and unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved.  You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.
Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.
Please take the time to request permission.