NC Blackberry Festival – Community event featuring music, more than 130 vendors, children’s activities, great food, farmers’ market, and blackberries – blackberries- blackberries! The festival begins on Friday night with a blackberry recipe contest and a Parking Lot Pickn’. Saturday begins with the Little Miss Blackberry Princess and is followed by an eating competition, and a highlight of the day – the Colossal Cobbler Parade Brigade and the World’s Largest Patchwork of Blackberry Cobbler.
The cobbler project involves community volunteers who back more than 200 cobblers to be displayed at the festival and then served to more than 1400 festival-goes free of charge. A variety of music genre’s are represented throughout the afternoon. The event is free to the public.
What type of festival is it? (festival genre):
Top 5 events at the NC Blackberry festival
- largest patchwork of blackberry cobbler,
- children’s parade,
- recipe contest,
- eating competition
Top 5 best words to describe the festival
community, family, blackberries, fun, music
Address of NC Blackberry Festival
Lenoir, North Carolina, 28645
Expected Attendance (optional): 14,000 plus
Festival / event start date: July 12, 2014
Openings for vendors still available to purchase?: Yes and vendors are allowed to create and sell custom event products
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