Spring, summer and fall mean it’s festival time in North Carolina!
Whether you’re in the mood for music, shopping, food, camping, fitness or arts and crafts, festivals in NC offer something for all ages and interests. Some of our favorites include Brewgaloo in downtown Raleigh, Spring Daze in Cary, That Music Festival in Durham and the Fayetteville Dogwood Festival.
There are also festivals celebrating every type of food you can imagine, like strawberries, potatoes, blueberries, yams, barbecue and more.
Here’s a month-by-month look at festivals in NC from the mountains to the coast.
April festivals in NC
Eastern Carolina BBQ Throwdown (TBD) – The event is held in Rocky Mount.
Downtown Sanford StreetFest and Fireworks (TBD) – Downtown Sanford will hold a day-long festival of music, art, and food that includes vendors, artisans, craft brews, corn hole and more.
This list is constantly being updated! Check back soon for more 2023 festivals.