Summer festivals in North Carolina to check out

Summer festivals in North Carolina to check out – Here’s the newest additions to our site, the top summer events by month, and some festivals that you should mark your calendars for this summer.

June festivals in North Carolina

So here it is, the top events in North Carolina this June you can’t miss out on.  Our complete list of all the events, with the narrowed down top events listed in the menu.

summer festivals in North Carolina 2014
summer festivals in North Carolina 2014

Southeast Old Threshers Reunion

June 1, 2014

Held in Denton, North Carolina at Denton FarmPark
Why this summer festival rocks: Event will be held on July 1st through July 5th, 2014. The Greatest Steam, Gas Engine and Antique Farm Show in.

Texas Pete Twin City Ribfest
June5, 2014

Held in Winston-Salem, North Carolina at Winnston-Salem Journal Parking Lot
Why this summer festival rocks: 2014 will mark the 10th anniversary for the upstart BBQ festival that dared to offer Triad residents a taste of ‘cue.

Spring International Collectibles and Antiques Show
June 5, 2014

Held in Charlotte, North Carolina at Metrolina Tradeshow Expo
Why this summer festival rocks: Mark your calendar for June 5-8, 2014. Don’t miss the show. It is more shopping than you can handle in one.

Saddlebred division of the show
June5, 2014

Held in Blowing Rock, North Carolina at Tate Showgrounds
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on June 5th – 8th, 2014.

Taste of Charlotte
June 6, 2014

Held in Charlotte, North Carolina at Uptown Charlotte
Why this summer festival rocks: Join us in uptown Charlotte the second weekend of June to sample a variety of foods in a friendly atmosphere. Admission.

Asheville Downtown Gallery Art Walk
June 6, 2014

Held in Asheville, North Carolina at Various Locations in downtown Asheville
Why this summer festival rocks: Event will be held on June 6, 2014. Explore 25 downtown galleries, studios and museums – all located within a half.

Hendersonville Music on Main Street
June6, 2014

Held in Hendersonville, North Carolina at Downtown Hendersonville
Why this summer festival rocks: Audiences will once again be treated to one of Hendersonville’s favorite summertime events, the Music On Main Street concert series. Music.

Raleigh Spring Gem, Jewelry and Bead Show
June 6, 2014

Held in Raleigh, North Carolina at State Fairgrounds
Why this summer festival rocks: Gem-Jewelry-Bead Show will be held on June 6 – 8, 2014. The dealers present some of the finest gem, jewelry and.

North Carolina Gold Festival
June 6, 2014

Held in OLD FORT, North Carolina at Mountain Gateway Museum Grounds
Why this summer festival rocks: Festival will be held on June 6 – June 7, 2014. This will be a festival designed to educate, promote, and.

GroverFest Music Festival
June 6, 2014

Held in Ferguson, North Carolina at Balls Creek in beautiful Catawba County
Why this summer festival rocks: Groverfest is a local and regional music festival held annually in early summer that attracts people from across America. This year.

Ocrafolk Festival
June 6, 2014

Held in Ocracoke, North Carolina at Downtown
Why this summer festival rocks: The Ocrafolk Festival is held in the heart of Ocracoke Village on a combination of public and private properties. Silent Art.

NC Gold Festival
June 6, 2014

Held in Old Fort, North Carolina at Mountain Gateway Museum
Why this summer festival rocks: This will be a festival designed to educate, promote, and highlight the gold and gem heritage of the region through entertainment,.

Celebration of the Arts
June 7, 2014

Held in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina at S. Main Street in the historic Fuquay downtown shopping district – in Fuquay-Varina
Why this summer festival rocks: This event is part of the Town’s Celebrate Fuquay-Varina event. As a juried art show, it ensures quality art from almost.

Celebration of the Arts
June 7, 2014

Held in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina at Main Street
Why this summer festival rocks: The Celebration of the Arts started in 2003 as a street-type art fair and has grown to a large art festival.

Triad Toy, Hobby and Sportscard Show
June 7, 2014

Held in Greensboro, North Carolina at Greensboro Coliseum Complex, Special Event Ctr, 1-40 exit 217
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on June 7-8, 2014. Featuring Vintage to New Collectibles, Sportscards, Memorabilia of all kinds, Toys, hobby items,.

Cabarrus Ducktona Dash
June 7, 2014

Held in Concord, North Carolina at Frank Lisk Park
Why this summer festival rocks: The Cabarrus Ducktona Dash – a fundraiser for Cabarrus Meals on Wheels will take place the first Saturday of June each.

Wade Founders Day Celebration
June 7, 2014

Held in Wade, North Carolina at Wade Park
Why this summer festival rocks: The Town of Wade will be celebrating the birth and growth of a great community on June 7th, 2014 with its.

Piedmont Pottery Festival
June 7, 2014

Held in Eden, North Carolina at Kingsway Plaza
Why this summer festival rocks: The 12th Annual Piedmont Pottery Festival will take place Saturday, June 7th, 2014. It will be held at Kingsway Plaza in.

Raleigh Beads and Jewelry Show
June 7, 2014

Held in Raleigh, North Carolina at Ezra Conference Center
Why this summer festival rocks: Beads and Jewelry Show will be held on June 7-8, 2014. The show features exhibitors from all over the United States.

Spring Art Fest at The Coffee Mill
June 7, 2014

Held in Lewisville, North Carolina at The Coffee Mill
Why this summer festival rocks: Event will be held on June 7, 2014. Event site is The Coffee Mill in Lewisville, 6275 Shallowford Road, Lewisville, located.

Angier Bike Fest
June 7, 2014

Held in Angier, North Carolina at Depot Square, Downtown
Why this summer festival rocks: Family Fun Festival – Downtown Angier; Bike Ride, Bike Show, Vendors galore, Swap Meet, Live Entertainment (Southern Grace), BBQ Cookoff, and.

2014 Millstock
June 7, 2014

Held in Clayton, North Carolina at Downtown
Why this summer festival rocks: Clayton’s summer arts festival will be held Saturday, June 7, 2014, on the town’s downtown Horne Square. The event, now in.

Dare Day Festival
June 7, 2014

Held in Manteo, North Carolina at 207 Queen Elizabeth Ave
Why this summer festival rocks: Dare Day Festival, a fun-filled family event is always held on the first Saturday in June. It is an outdoor festival.

Maker Faire North Carolina
June 7, 2014

Held in Raleigh, North Carolina at NC Fairgrounds Expo Center
Why this summer festival rocks: Maker Faire North Carolina is a celebration of all things made. Get inspired at North Carolina’s largest celebration of DIY culture.

Carolina Beach Music Festival
June 7, 2014

Held in Carolina Beach, North Carolina at Ave N and Ave S
Why this summer festival rocks: For one of the longest running beach music festivals in the United States, you’ll want to attend the historic 29th Annual.

Durham Craft Market
June 7, 2014

Held in Durham, North Carolina at Central Park
Why this summer festival rocks: Durham Craft Market will be held on every Saturday from June 7-28, 2014. The location of the Durham Craft Market is.

Lavender Harvest Celebration
June 8, 2014

Held in Hurdle Mills, North Carolina at sunshine lavender farm
Why this summer festival rocks: Many farm friends enjoy our June Lavender Harvest Celebration each and every year as a tradition since the farm is open.

Bluegrass in Cherokee Festival
June 12, 2014

Held in Whittier, North Carolina at 1553 Wolfetown Rd
Why this summer festival rocks: Event will be held on June 12-14, 2014.

Juneteenth Festival of the Carolinas
June 12, 2014

Held in Charlotte, North Carolina at Independence Park
Why this summer festival rocks: Seventeenth Annual Juneteenth Festival of the Carolinas to be celebrated on June 12-15 at the Independence Park, 300 Hawthorne Road, Charlotte,.

WNC Highlands Celtic Festival
June 13, 2014

Held in Asheville, North Carolina at Asheville Outdoor Center
Why this summer festival rocks: Live Celtic Music and Dance, Food, Drink, Highland Microbrews, Celtic Vendors, Border Collie Demonstration, Clans Convening, Dance Demonstration and More! Hours:.

Boone Fathers Day festival 2014
June 13, 2014

Held in Boone, North Carolina at K-mart Parking Lot
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on June 13-15, 2014. Lots Of Venders! Crochet, Wood Work, Candles, Home Made Soaps, Kena- Africa Items,.

Blue Ridge BBQ and Music Festival
June 13, 2014

Held in Tryon, North Carolina at Harmon Field
Why this summer festival rocks: The 2014 Festival is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, June 13th and 14th. The Festival is held each year at Harmon.

Maggie Valley Bikefest and Bikini Swap Meet
June 13, 2014

Held in Maggie Valley, North Carolina at Maggie Valley Festival Grounds
Why this summer festival rocks: The Maggie Valley Bike Fest and Swap Meet (in Maggie Valley NC) is just a short ride away some of the.

Washington Summer Festival
June 13, 2014

Held in Washington, North Carolina at Historic Downtown
Why this summer festival rocks: Festival will be held on June 13-14, 2014. Amazing Food, Arts and Crafts Exhibitors, Vendors, Concerts, Kids’ Activities, Entertainment and.

Charlie Poole Music Festival
June 13, 2014

Held in Eden, North Carolina at Governor Morehead Park
Why this summer festival rocks: The 2014 Charlie Poole Music Festival will be held at Governor Morehead Park, 422 Church St., Eden, NC. David Holt, Grammy-winning.

Kure Beach Free Summer Concert Series
June 13, 2014

Held in Kure Beach, North Carolina at Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area
Why this summer festival rocks: Summertime at the beach is all about sun, sand, waves, seafood and MUSIC! Join us at the FREE Summer Concert

Blowing Rock Art in the Park
June 14, 2014

Held in Blowing Rock, North Carolina at American Legion Grounds
Why this summer festival rocks: Art in the Park will be held on June 14, 2014 at American Legion Grounds. Art in the Park was created.

Asheville Spring Art in the Park
June 14, 2014

Held in Asheville, North Carolina at Pack Square
Why this summer festival rocks: Asheville Art in the Park will be held on June 14, 2014. Asheville Art in the Park will once again be.

Swansboro Arts by the Sea
June 14, 2014

Held in Swansboro, North Carolina at Downtown
Why this summer festival rocks: The festival will be held on June 14th in downtown Swansboro. Hours: 9am until 6pm.

Durham Intergalactic Bead and Jewelry Show
June 14, 2014

Held in Durham, North Carolina at Durham Convention Center
Why this summer festival rocks: Durham Intergalactic Bead and Jewelry Show will be held on June 14-15, 2014. Features many tables filled with exhibitor displaying and.

New Bern NC Gun and Knife Show
June 14, 2014

Held in New Bern, North Carolina at Craven County Fairgrounds
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on Jun 14-15, 2014. Buy, Sell or Trade at Eastern North Carolina’s Best Quality Gun and Knife.

Outdoor Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show
June 14, 2014

Held in Greensboro, North Carolina at Greensboro Day School
Why this summer festival rocks: Be part of the third annual outdoor Event! Free Admission, Free Parking, Food and Drink booth, door prizes, fun for young.

Juneteenth Celebration
June 14, 2014

Held in Elizabeth City, North Carolina at Waterfront Park
Why this summer festival rocks: The Juneteenth Festival will be held Saturday, June 14, 2014 from 10a.m to 6p.m. The festival will bring together the community.

Rings and Things Charlotte Bead Show
June 15, 2014

Held in Charlotte, North Carolina at Renaissance Suites Hotel
Why this summer festival rocks: Rings and Things Charlotte Bead Show will be held on 15-Jun, 2014. Hours: 2pm-6pm.

Rings and Things Raleigh Bead Show
June 16, 2014

Held in Raleigh, North Carolina at Hilton Garden Inn
Why this summer festival rocks: Rings and Things Raleigh Bead Show will be held on 16-Jun, 2014. Hours: 1pm-5pm.

Under the Oaks Arts Festival
June 18, 2014

Held in Corolla, North Carolina at Currituck Heritage Park
Why this summer festival rocks: Enjoy this annual outdoor art show on the waterfront grounds of Currituck Heritage Park. This festival features the unique talents of.

Downtown After 5
June 20, 2014

Held in Asheville, North Carolina at Downtown
Why this summer festival rocks: The 26th Season of Downtown After 5 will be held on Friday, June 20. Downtown After 5 is located at N.

North Carolina Blueberry Festival
June 20, 2014

Held in Burgaw, North Carolina at Downtown
Why this summer festival rocks: The Festival celebrates the historic, economic, and cultural significance of blueberries in the southeastern region of our state. The first cultivated.

Hillsborough Hog Day
June 20, 2014

Held in Hillsborough, North Carolina at River Park
Why this summer festival rocks: Hog Day, Orange County’s largest and longest running festival, has received national recognition as one of the top festivals in America.

Dewey festival 2014
June 20, 2014

Held in Burlington, North Carolina at Maplewood Hills
Why this summer festival rocks: Vendors, Conncessions, Allen and Son BBQ, Showers, fishing pond and security.
Raleigh Spring Toy, Hobby and Sportscard Show
June 21, 2014

Held in Raleigh, North Carolina at State Fairgrounds, Kerr Scott Bldg.
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on June 21-22, 2014. Featuring Vintage to New Collectibles, Sportscards, Memorabilia of all kinds, Toys, hobby items,.

Asheville Art in the Park
June 21, 2014

Held in Asheville, North Carolina at Pack Square
Why this summer festival rocks: Asheville Art in the Park will be held on June 21, 2014. Asheville Art in the Park will once again be.

3nd Annual Summer Show
June 21, 2014

Held in Waynesville, North Carolina at Haywood County Fair Grounds
Why this summer festival rocks: Festival will be held on June 21 – 22, 2014. 50 Plus Crafters, Entire Show Indoors, All Handmade Crafts, Food Available,.

Peak City PigFest
June 21, 2014

Held in Apex, North Carolina at Downtown
Why this summer festival rocks: A free long event in Historic Downtown Apex. The 3rd Annual Peak City Pig Fest is sanctioned by the Kansas City.

PlottFest
June 21, 2014

Held in Maggie Valley, North Carolina at Maggie Valley Festival Grounds
Why this summer festival rocks: Festival will be held on June 21-22, 2014. On Saturday you can listen to fantastic Bluegrass music provided by local musicians.

Raleigh Original Sewing and Quilt Expo
June 26, 2014

Held in Raleigh, North Carolina at Raleigh Convention Center
Why this summer festival rocks: Welcome to Original Sewing and Quilt Expo! Get ready for three full days of extreme satisfaction and personal fulfillment when Original.

Monroe Music on Main
June 26, 2014

Held in Monroe, North Carolina at Downtown
Why this summer festival rocks: Music on Main event will be held on June 26th at Downtown on Main st. Hours: 6.30pm-9:30pm.

Morehead City Antiques Show and Sale
June 27, 2014

Held in Morehead City, North Carolina at Crystal Coast Civic Center
Why this summer festival rocks: Held in conjunction with the Beaufort Old Homes and Gardens Tour in June at the Crystal Coast Civic Center in Morehead.

Maggie Valley Swap Meet and Car Show
June 27, 2014

Held in Maggie Valley, North Carolina at Downtown
Why this summer festival rocks: Maggie Valley Swap Meet and Car Show will be held on June 27 – 29, 2014.

Faith Fourth of July Celebration
June 27, 2014

Held in Faith, North Carolina at Faith Legion Park
Why this summer festival rocks: Faith 4th Celebration will be held on June 27 – July 5, 2014.

Raleigh Gun and Knife Show
June 28, 2014

Held in Raleigh, North Carolina at Nc State Fairgrounds
Why this summer festival rocks: The Raleigh Gun and Knife Show will be held on June 28 – 29, 2014. This show provides the patrons with.

Spring Art in the Park
June 28, 2014

Held in Asheville, North Carolina at Pack Square
Why this summer festival rocks: Asheville Art in the Park will be held on June 28, 2014. Asheville Art in the Park will once again be.

An Appalachian Evening concert
June 28, 2014

Held in Robbinsville, North Carolina at Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center
Why this summer festival rocks: An Appalachian Evening, the annual summer concert series, which runs for ten Saturdays beginning the last weekend in June. Notable artists.

Sapphire Valley Arts and Crafts Show
June 28, 2014

Held in Sapphire, North Carolina at Sapphire Valley Resort
Why this summer festival rocks: Event will be held on June 28-29, 2014. Handmade crafts, Quality Folk Art, Live Music, Food, Fine Jewelry, Humane Society Adoptions.

Summertime Arts and Crafts Show
June 28, 2014

Held in Cullowhee, North Carolina at Western Carolina University, Ramsey Center
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on June 28th through June 29th, 2014. This show provides a marketplace for customers and artisan to.

TroyFest
June 28, 2014

Held in Troy, North Carolina at Downtown, Lowe Warner Park
Why this summer festival rocks: Troyfest is the annual Independence Day celebration held on the Saturday before the Fourth of July. This day of family fun.

Greenville Gun and Knife Show
June 28, 2014

Held in Greenville, North Carolina at Greenville Convention Center
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on Jun 28-29, 2014. Buy, Sell or Trade at Eastern North Carolina’s Best Quality Gun and Knife

Top July festivals in North Carolina this summer

4th of July festivities and events in North Carolina, July festivals you can’t miss, and some other great events this summer in North Carolina.  Check out the list and add your own favorites if we missed one.  Free submissions for festivals!

North Carolina 4th of July Festival
July 2, 2014

Held in Southport, North Carolina at Franklin Square Park
Why this summer festival rocks: The celebration has grown from colonial times when ships lay anchor in her harbor shot their cannons to today’s festival where.

Charlotte Summer ICA Show
July 3, 2014

Held in Charlotte, North Carolina at Metrolina Tradeshow Expo
Why this summer festival rocks: Mark your calendar for Jul 3-6, 2014. Don’t miss the show. It is more shopping than you can handle in one.

July 3rd In The Park
July 3, 2014

Held in Burlington, North Carolina at 1333 Overbrook Rd
Why this summer festival rocks: Join us at the Annual July 3rd Independence Day Celebration! Come out early and ride the amusement park rides which will.

Rocky Mount Independence Celebration
July 3, 2014

Held in Rocky Mount, North Carolina at Rocky Mount Athletic Stadium
Why this summer festival rocks: The City of Rocky Mount celebrates Independence Day every year on the 3rd of July. It takes place at the Rocky.

Fun Fourth Festival
July 4, 2014

Held in Greensboro, North Carolina at Downtown Greensboro
Why this summer festival rocks: The Fun Fourth Festival has been presented annually since 1975 as a community celebration of Independence Day for Guilford County and.
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Fine Arts and Crafts Showcase – 4th of July Celebration
July 4, 2014

Held in Brevard, North Carolina at Main Street and Broad Street
Why this summer festival rocks: An event with a 38 year-history, this annual Showcase features excellent arts and crafts from throughout the region. The event takes.
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Fine Arts and Craft Showcase in Downtown Brevard
July 4, 2014

Held in Brevard, North Carolina at Main Street
Why this summer festival rocks: Event will be held on July 4th, 2014. Hours: 9am – 5pm.

Asheville Downtown Summer Gallery Art Walk
July 4, 2014

Held in Asheville, North Carolina at Various Locations in downtown Asheville
Why this summer festival rocks: Event will be held on July 4, 2014. Explore 25 downtown galleries, studios and museums – all located within a half.

Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks
July4, 2014

Held in Corolla, North Carolina at Whalehead
Why this summer festival rocks: Enjoy food, fun activities, fabulous music, and find a place for your blankets and chairs to settle in for the best.

Boone 4th July Arts and Craft Show
July4, 2014

Held in Boone, North Carolina at K-mart Parking Lot
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on July 4-6, 2014. Lots Of Venders! Crochet, Wood Work, Candles, Home Made Soaps, Kena- Africa Items,.

Christmas in July Festival
July 4, 2014

Held in West Jefferson, North Carolina at Downtown
Why this summer festival rocks: The Ashe County Christmas Tree Festival, better known as the Christmas in July Festival, began promoting tourism in Ashe County, NC.

Festival For the Eno
July 4, 2014

Held in Durham, North Carolina at Durham City Park
Why this summer festival rocks: The Festival for the Eno River showcases the nature, culture and history of the Eno River Basin and annually raises tens.

Independence Weekend in the Mountains
July 4, 2014

Held in Banner Elk, North Carolina at Banner Elk Elem School Field
Why this summer festival rocks: This is an annual event held at the Old Banner Elk Elementary School, now AC Pride, field in beautiful downtown Banner.

CCACC Summer Show
July 4, 2014

Held in Beaufort, North Carolina at Beaufort Historic Site
Why this summer festival rocks: CCACC Summer Show will be held Held at the Beaufort Historic Site on Fourth of July. Featuring toys, yo-yos, jewelry, handbags,.

Pamlico County Croaker Festival
July 4, 2014

Held in Oriental, North Carolina at Downtown, and waterfront park
Why this summer festival rocks: The Pamlico County Croaker Festival takes place every year the first weekend of July, hosted by the wonderful folks in the.

Jacksonville 4th of July Freedom Festival
July 4, 2014

Held in Jacksonville, North Carolina at Onslow Pines Park
Why this summer festival rocks: Enjoy Jacksonville Fourth of July Freedom Festival on July 4, 2014 at Onslow Pines Park. Festival offers games, food, rides, face.

Fourth of July Celebration
July 4, 2014

Held in Brevard, North Carolina at Downtown Brevard
Why this summer festival rocks: Experience a true slice of Americana at this fun packed day long festival culminating in a fireworks display. The day long.

4th of July Liberty Fest and Fireworks
July 4, 2014

Held in Holly Ridge, North Carolina at Holly Ridge Municipal Park
Why this summer festival rocks: Event will be held on July 4th, 2014. Independence Day is a day of celebrating our Country’s freedom. What better way.

All-American Festival
July 4, 2014

Held in Selma, North Carolina at Uptown Selma
Why this summer festival rocks: Come celebrate the nation’s birthday in Selma for a family-fun event featuring live entertainment, a variety of vendors, special events and.

4th of July Celebration in Wilmington
July 4, 2014

Held in Wilmington, North Carolina at Downtown Wilmington
Why this summer festival rocks: 4th of July Celebration will be held on Friday July 4, 2014. Food, Entertainment, Fireworks, Music, and more. Hours: 5:00 pm.

Graham County Heritage Festival
July 4, 2014

Held in Robbinsville, North Carolina at Courthouse Square
Why this summer festival rocks: Graham County Heritage Festival will be held on July 4-5, 2014 at Courthouse Square in downtown Robbinsville, NC. Hours: July 4th.

Fourth of July Freedom Fest
July 4, 2014

Held in BRYSON CITY, North Carolina at Everett Street
Why this summer festival rocks: Come join us for an old-fashioned street festival in charming downtown Bryson City. The annual Fourth of July celebration begins with.

Heavy Rebel Weekender
July 4, 2014

Held in Winston-Salem, North Carolina at 101 W 5th St
Why this summer festival rocks: The Heavy Rebel Weekender is a celebration of the Heaviest Rebels of Rock and Roll. It is that simple. People and.

Carteret County Arts and Crafts Coalition Summer Show
July 5, 2014

Held in Beaufort, North Carolina at Beaufort Historic Site
Why this summer festival rocks: Carteret County Arts and Crafts Coalition Summer Show will be held on July 5 – 6, 2014. Juried sale of arts.

Freedom Arts and Craft Show
July5, 2014

Held in Waynesville, North Carolina at Haywood County Fair Grounds
Why this summer festival rocks: Festival will be held on July 5 – 6, 2014. 50 Plus Crafters, Entire Show Indoors, All Handmade Crafts, Food Available,.

Durham Summer Craft Market
July 5, 2014

Held in Durham, North Carolina at Central Park
Why this summer festival rocks: Durham Craft Market will be held on every Saturday from July 5-26, 2014. The location of the Durham Craft Market is.

Independence Day Weekend Celebration
July 5, 2014

Held in Henderson, North Carolina at Satterwhite Point on Kerr Lake
Why this summer festival rocks: Celebrate July 5th Independence Day Weekend with us at Kerr Lake, Henderson. A Fireworks display over the water and food vendors.

Coon Dog Day Festival
July 5, 2014

Held in Saluda, North Carolina at Downtown
Why this summer festival rocks: A homecoming and celebration for dogs and their people! Great food, live music, parade, crafts, street dance, and more. Hours: Sat.

Hendersonville Street Dances
July7, 2014

Held in Hendersonville, North Carolina at Visitors Information Center
Why this summer festival rocks: The sounds of fiddles and banjos playing at the Street Dance have been a part of Henderson County’s heritage for 95.

West Jefferson Gallery Crawl
July 11, 2014

Held in West Jefferson, North Carolina at Downtown West Jefferson
Why this summer festival rocks: Event will be held on July 11, 2014. Gallery Crawl provides ongoing opportunities to see new, creative and innovative works by.

Raleigh Summer Gem, Jewelry and Bead Show
July 11, 2014

Held in Raleigh, North Carolina at State Fairgrounds
Why this summer festival rocks: Gem-Jewelry-Bead Show will be held on July 11 – 13, 2014. The dealers present some of the finest gem, jewelry and.

Festival on the Square
July 11, 2014

Held in Hayesville, North Carolina at Town Square
Why this summer festival rocks: Event will be held on July 12-13, 2014. Festival on the Squareprovides musical entertainment on Friday evening and throughout the festival.

Maggie Valley Summer Arts and Crafts Show
July 12, 2014

Held in Maggie Valley, North Carolina at Maggie Valley Festival Grounds
Why this summer festival rocks: Maggie Valley’s largest gathering of crafters for the year. Get a head start on your holiday shopping. Artisans from all over.

Concord Summer Gun Show
July 12, 2014

Held in Concord, North Carolina at Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
Why this summer festival rocks: The Concord Gun Show will be held on July 12 – 13, 2014. This show provides the patrons with the best.

North Carolina Blackberry Festival
July 12, 2014

Held in Lenoir, North Carolina at Uptown
Why this summer festival rocks: North Carolina Blackberry Festival will be held on Saturday July 12th, 2014. Blackberry Princess Pageant, Blackberry Eating Contest, Colossal Cobbler Parade.

Asheville Summer Gun and Knife Show
July 12, 2014

Held in Fletcher, North Carolina at Western North Carolina Agricultural Center
Why this summer festival rocks: Asheville Gun and Knife Show will be held on July 12 and 13, 2014. Hours: Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm; Sunday 10:00am.

Charlotte Color Festival
July 12, 2014

Held in Midland, North Carolina at The Oaks Events
Why this summer festival rocks: Charlotte is getting ready to host the world’s largest ColorFestival, an Indian tradition of vibrant color, live music, delicious cuisine, yoga,.

Summar Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands
July 17, 2014

Held in Asheville, North Carolina at US Cellular Center
Why this summer festival rocks: Event will be held on July 17 – 20, 2014. For four days, the US Cellular in Asheville, NC comes alive.

Bell of the Ball Bridal Expo
July 17, 2014

Held in Conover, North Carolina at The Venue at Eastside Park
Why this summer festival rocks: You will find bakeries, wedding attire, and more.

High Country Bead, Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show
July 18, 2014

Held in Boone, North Carolina at Boone National Guard Armory
Why this summer festival rocks: Wire wrap, wire sculpture, stone beads, pearls, stone setting, amber, opal, fossil and mineral dealers will be featured as part of.

Raleigh Summer Antiques Extravaganza Show and Sale
July 18, 2014

Held in Raleigh, North Carolina at North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Jim Graham Building
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on July 18-20, 2014. Since July of 1979, the Raleigh Antiques Extravaganza has continued to grow, and.

Asheville Downtown After Five
July 18, 2014

Held in Asheville, North Carolina at Downtown
Why this summer festival rocks: The 26th Season of Downtown After 5, will be held on Friday, July 18. Downtown After 5 is located at N.

Banner Elk Summer Fine Art and Master Crafts Festival
July 18, 2014

Held in Banner Elk, North Carolina at Banner Elk Elem. School
Why this summer festival rocks: Banner Elk Fine Art and Master Crafts Festival will be held on July 18th – 20th, 2014. The 23rd Anniversary Fine.

Southeastern Gas and Petroleum Expo
July 18, 2014

Held in Maggie Valley, North Carolina at Maggie Valley Festival Grounds
Why this summer festival rocks: Event will be held on July 18-19, 2014. Gas and Oil collectibles, toys, state tags, vintage sings, road maps and much.

Intergalactic Bead Show
July 19, 2014

Held in Charlotte, North Carolina at Metrolina Tradeshow Expo-Building B
Why this summer festival rocks: The excitement of an Intergalactic Bead Show comes in finding the perfect beads to create your unique jewelry design. But it.

Winston-salem Stamp Scrap Art Tour
July 19, 2014

Held in Winston-salem, North Carolina at Winston-Salem Entertaintment -Sports Complex
Why this summer festival rocks: Come and join the fun at Winston-Salem Entertaintment -Sports Complex! The event will showcase the latest rubberstamping and scrapbooking supplies on.

Blowing Rock Summer Fall Art in the Park
July 19, 2014

Held in Blowing Rock, North Carolina at American Legion Grounds
Why this summer festival rocks: Art in the Park will be held on July 19, 2014 at American Legion Grounds. Art in the Park was created.

Hickory Summer Toy, Hobby and Sportscard Show
July 19, 2014

Held in Hickory, North Carolina at Hickory Metro Convention Center, I-40 Exit 125
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on July 19, 2014. Featuring Vintage to New Collectibles, Sportscards, Memorabilia of all kinds, Toys, hobby items,.

Jacksonville NC Summer Gun and Knife Show
July 19, 2014

Held in Jacksonville, North Carolina at American Legion Building
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on Jul 19-20, 2014. Buy, Sell or Trade at Eastern North Carolina’s Best Quality Gun and Knife.

HCCA Summer Craft Show
July 19, 2014

Held in Hendersonville, North Carolina at VFW Post 5206
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will take place on July 19th – 20th, 2014. The new venue will allow us to provide a larger variety

Charlotte Intergalactic Bead and Jewelry Show
July 19, 2014

Held in Charlotte, North Carolina at Metrolina Tradeshow Expo
Why this summer festival rocks: Intergalactic Bead and Jewelry Show will be held on July 19-20, 2014. Features many tables filled with exhibitor displaying and selling.

North Carolina Peach Festival
July 19, 2014

Held in Candor, North Carolina at Downtown Candor and Fitzgerald Park
Why this summer festival rocks: Join us at the Annual North Carolina Peach Festival that is held on the third Saturday in July every year. The.

Hunter Jumper division of the show
July 22, 2014

Held in Blowing Rock, North Carolina at Tate Showgrounds
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on July 22-27, 2014.

Echo Valley Summer Gem and Mineral Show
July 23, 2014

Held in Franklin, North Carolina at Echo Valley Showplace
Why this summer festival rocks: Echo Valley Gem and Mineral Show will be held on July 23 – 27, 2014. Retail and wholesale dealers selling minerals,.

Highlands Road Summer Gem Show
July 23, 2014

Held in Franklin, North Carolina at NE corner of Highway 441 Bypass and Highlands Road
Why this summer festival rocks: Highlands Road Gem Show will be held on July 23 – 27, 2014. Hours: 9 am – 5 pm.

Franklin Summer Gem and Jewelry Wholesale Trade Show
July 24, 2014

Held in Franklin, North Carolina at Watauga Festival Center
Why this summer festival rocks: Gem and Jewelry Wholesale Trade Show will be held on July 24-25-26-27, 2014. Hours: 10AM-6PM Daily; 10AM-3PM Sunday.

Franklin Faceters Frolic
July 24, 2014

Held in Franklin, North Carolina at The Factory
Why this summer festival rocks: This year marks the seventh year of the Franklin Faceters Frolic in Franklin, NC. It is held at the same time.

Monroe Summer Music on Main
July 24, 2014

Held in Monroe, North Carolina at Downtown
Why this summer festival rocks: Music on Main event will be held on July 24th at Downtown on Main st. Hours: 6.30pm-9:30pm.

Raleigh Summer 3 Day Sportscard and Memorabilia Show
July 25, 2014

Held in Raleigh, North Carolina at State Fairgrounds, Kerr Scott Bldg.
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on July 25-26-27, 2014. Featuring Vintage to New Collectibles, Sportscards, Memorabilia of all kinds, Toys, hobby items,.

Boone July Craft Show
July 25, 2014

Held in Boone, North Carolina at K-mart Parking Lot
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on July 25-27, 2014. Lots Of Venders! Crochet, Wood Work, Candles, Home Made Soaps, Kena- Africa Items,.

Blue Ridge Mountain Fair
July 25, 2014

Held in SPARTA, North Carolina at Crouse Park in Sparta city limits
Why this summer festival rocks: The Blue Ridge Mountain Fair unfolds with a variety of local and area artists, entertainment and food at Crouse Park, just.

WNC BBQ Festival
July 25, 2014

Held in Maggie Valley, North Carolina at Maggie Valley Festival Grounds
Why this summer festival rocks: The Western NC BBQ Festival “Smokin’ in the Valley” is a KCBS (Kansas City BBQ Society) sanctioned event and will adhere.

Greensboro Summer Super Flea Market
July 26, 2014

Held in Greensboro, North Carolina at Greensboro Coliseum Pavilion
Why this summer festival rocks: Super Flea Market will be held on July 26-27, 2014. The Super Flea Market has established itself as the North Carolina.

Fayetteville Summer Gun Show
July 26, 2014

Held in Fayetteville, North Carolina at Cumberland County Civic Center
Why this summer festival rocks: The Fayetteville Gun Show will be held on July 26 – 27, 2014. This show provides the patrons with the best.

Christmas In July Arts and Crafts Show
July 26, 2014

Held in Clinton, North Carolina at Sampson County Expo Center
Why this summer festival rocks: This will be a great way to get out there before Christmas!! Everyone starts shopping and getting ideas now! Hours: 10:00.

30th Annual Grassy Creek Mineral and Gem Show
July 27, 2014

Held in Spruce Pine, North Carolina at Parkway Fire and Rescue fire station
Why this summer festival rocks: The 30th Annual Grassy Creek Mineral and Gem Show is put on by the Parkway Fire and Rescue to raise funds.

Grassy Creek Spring Gem and Mineral Show
July 27, 2014

Held in Spruce Pine, North Carolina at Grassy Creek Fire Station
Why this summer festival rocks: This will be the 29th Annual Grassy Creek Mineral and Gem Show put on by the Parkway Fire and Rescue Station.

Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show
July 29, 2014

Held in Blowing Rock, North Carolina at Tate Showgrounds
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on July 29 through August 3, 2014.

Charlotte AQS Quilt Show and Contest
July 30, 2014

Held in Charlotte, North Carolina at Charlotte Convention Center
Why this summer festival rocks: Event will be held on July 30 – August 2, 2014 in Charlotte, NC. This quilt show is open to the.

Spruce Pine Gem and Jewelry Wholesale Trade Show
July 31, 2014

Held in Spruce Pine, North Carolina at Cross Street Commerce Center
Why this summer festival rocks: Gem and Jewelry Wholesale Trade Show will be held on July 31 – Aug 3, 2014. Hours: 10AM-5PM Daily; 10AM-3PM Sunday.

Summer International Collectibles and Antiques Show
July 31, 2014

Held in Charlotte, North Carolina at Metrolina Tradeshow Expo
Why this summer festival rocks: Mark your calendar for Jul 31 – Aug 3, 2014. Don’t miss the show. It is more shopping than you can.

North Carolina Mineral and Gem Festival
July 31, 2014

Held in Spruce Pine, North Carolina at Pinebridge Coliseum
Why this summer festival rocks: Since the early 1950’s Spruce Pine, North Carolina has been the host of the Festival and welcomed visitors from around the

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Cary Summer Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival
August 1, 2014

Held in Cary, North Carolina at Koka Booth Amphitheatre
Why this summer festival rocks: Bourbon and BBQ Festival will be held on August 1st through August 2nd, 2014. Join us at the festival for a.

Robbins Farmers Day Festival
August 1, 2014

Held in Robbins, North Carolina at Downtown
Why this summer festival rocks: Join the annual Robbins Farmers Day on August 1-2, 2014. Guests may also enjoy artisans and crafters, horse tack, pony rides,.

Mount Mitchell Crafts Fair
August 1, 2014

Held in Burnsville, North Carolina at Downtown
Why this summer festival rocks: The nostalgic town square of Burnsville will once again be transformed into the best event east of the Mississippi, the Mt.

DAAD First Friday Summer Gallery Walk
August 1, 2014

Held in Asheville, North Carolina at Various Locations in downtown Asheville
Why this summer festival rocks: Event will be held on August 1, 2014. Explore 25 downtown galleries, studios and museums – all located within a half.

Raleigh Bead Mercantile Show
August 2, 2014

Held in Raleigh, North Carolina at North Carolina State Fairgrounds – Governor W. Kerr Scott Building
Why this summer festival rocks: Raleigh Bead Mercantile Show will be held on Aug 2-3, 2014 at North Carolina State Fairgrounds. Hours: Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday.

Durham NC Craft Market
August 2, 2014

Held in Durham, North Carolina at Central Park
Why this summer festival rocks: Durham Craft Market will be held on every Saturday from August 2-30, 2014. The location of the Durham Craft Market is.

GTS Greensboro Jewelry and Accessories Expo
August 3, 2014

Held in Greensboro, North Carolina at Greensboro Coliseum Complex
Why this summer festival rocks: GTS Greensboro NC Expo will be held on August 3-5, 2014. Jewelry, Juried Better Accessories, Sterling Silver, Apparel, Bead Jewelry, Gifts.

Waldensian Festival
August 8, 2014

Held in Valdese, North Carolina at Main Street
Why this summer festival rocks: Since 1976, on the second Saturday in August, Valdese hosts an annual festival to celebrate the “”Glorious Return”” of the Waldenses.

West Jefferson (NC) Gallery Crawl
August 8, 2014

Held in West Jefferson, North Carolina at Downtown West Jefferson
Why this summer festival rocks: Event will be held on August 8, 2014. Gallery Crawl provides ongoing opportunities to see new, creative and innovative works by.

Mountain High BBQ Festival and Car Show
August 8, 2014

Held in Franklin, North Carolina at Wayne Proffitt Agricultural Center
Why this summer festival rocks: Join us for the Sixth Annual Mountain High BBQ festival and Car Show set in the beautiful mountains of Western North.

Southern Bridal Show and Expo
August 9, 2014

Held in Raleigh, North Carolina at NC State Fairgrounds
Why this summer festival rocks: Come and meet over 150 Triangle wedding experts who will inspire you. Enjoy wedding fashion previews featuring the latest trends in.

Charlotte Summer Toy, Hobby, Sportscard and NASCAR Show
August 9, 2014

Held in Charlotte, North Carolina at Metrolina Expo Center (I-77N, exit 16A)
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on August 9-10, 2014. Featuring Vintage to New Collectibles, Sportscards, Memorabilia of all kinds, Toys, hobby items,.

Winston-Salem Summer Gun and Knife Show
August 9, 2014

Held in Winston-Salem, North Carolina at LJVM Coliseum
Why this summer festival rocks: The Winston-Salem Gun and Knife Show will be held on August 9 – 10, 2014. This show provides the patrons with.

Sapphire Valley Summer Arts and Crafts Show
August 9, 2014

Held in Sapphire, North Carolina at Sapphire Valley Resort
Why this summer festival rocks: Event will be held on August 9-10, 2014. Handmade crafts, Quality Folk Art, Live Music, Food, Fine Jewelry, Humane Society Adoptions.

Sourwood Festival
August 9, 2014

Held in Black Mountain, North Carolina at Sutton Ave
Why this summer festival rocks: The Sourwood Festival fills downtown Black Mountain with wholesome entertainment for both adults and children in August each year. Over 30,000.

Sneads Ferry Shrimp Festival
August 9, 2014

Held in Sneads Ferry, North Carolina at Community Center Grounds
Why this summer festival rocks: The Sneads Ferry Shrimp Festival celebrates it’s 44th year on August 9th and 10th A tradition that began as a way.

Beat the Heat Extavaganza
August 9, 2014

Held in Clinton, North Carolina at Sampson County Expo Center
Why this summer festival rocks: A show for arts and crafts, direct sell teams, and new items. Hours: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Summer Green Road Show
August 13, 2014

Held in Raleigh, North Carolina at Raleigh Convention Center
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on August 12-15, 2014.

North Carolina State Bluegrass Festival
August 14, 2014

Held in Marion, North Carolina at Tom Johnson Rally Park
Why this summer festival rocks: This is an outdoor festival in the campground under a pavilion. Bring your own chairs. No high back or lounge chairs.

Asheville Downtown Summer After 5
August 15, 2014

Held in Asheville, North Carolina at Downtown
Why this summer festival rocks: The Downtown After 5, taking place the 3rd Friday of the month from May through September, will be held on August.

Boone Arts and Craft Show
August 15, 2014

Held in Boone, North Carolina at K-mart Parking Lot
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on August 15-17, 2014. Lots Of Venders! Crochet, Wood Work, Candles, Home Made Soaps, Kena- Africa Items,.

Banner Elk Fine Art and Master Crafts Festival
August 15, 2014

Held in Banner Elk, North Carolina at Banner Elk Elem. School
Why this summer festival rocks: Banner Elk Fine Art and Master Crafts Festival will be held on August 15th – 17th, 2014. The 23rd Anniversary Fine.

Maggie Valley Summer Rally
August 15, 2014

Held in Maggie Valley, North Carolina at Maggie Valley Festival Grounds
Why this summer festival rocks: The Maggie Valley Summer Rally is coming August 15 – 17, 2014 to the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds in Maggie Valley.

Port City Ribfest
August 15, 2014

Held in Wilmington, North Carolina at Cape Fear Community College
Why this summer festival rocks: Last year the inaugural Port City RibFest surpassed all expectations as close to 20,000 attendees came out to partake of the.

Carolina Fall Boat Show and Sale
August 16, 2014

Held in Raleigh, North Carolina at NC State Fairgrounds
Why this summer festival rocks: The countdown is on for the longest running new product showcase AND inventory reduction sale in the state. More than a.

Summer Art in the Park
August 16, 2014

Held in Blowing Rock, North Carolina at American Legion Grounds
Why this summer festival rocks: Art in the Park will be held on August 16, 2014 at American Legion Grounds. Art in the Park was created.

Greenville Fall Gun and Knife Show
August 16, 2014

Held in Greenville, North Carolina at Greenville Convention Center
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on Aug 16-17, 2014. Buy, Sell or Trade at Eastern North Carolina’s Best Quality Gun and Knife.

Clam Jam
August 16, 2014

Held in Reidsville, North Carolina at Market Square
Why this summer festival rocks: Market Square is going to be celebrating summer with music, wine, craft beers, food and artists!.

Charlotte Southern Ideal Home Show
August 22, 2014

Held in Charlotte, North Carolina at The Park Expo and Conference Center
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on August 22 – 24, 2014. The Southern Women’s show returns for its 47th year and you.

Charlotte Summer Repticon Show
August 23, 2014

Held in Charlotte, North Carolina at Cabarrus Arena and Events Center
Why this summer festival rocks: Featuring reptile and amphibian breeders and wholesalers, reptile pet products and supplies, educational seminars and exhibits, and fun-filled activities for the.

Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival
August 23, 2014

Held in Cary, North Carolina at Downtown
Why this summer festival rocks: The festival’s core commitment is to bring the highest quality art, concessions and entertainment to Cary’s downtown. In fact, Lazy Daze.

Raleigh Mind Body Spirit Expo
August 23, 2014

Held in Raleigh, North Carolina at NC State Fairgrounds, Kerr Scott Building
Why this summer festival rocks: Join the Southeast’s largest holistic event and meet up with thousands of people exploring the latest natural health breakthroughs, spiritual insights.

Village Square Art and Craft Show
August 23, 2014

Held in Highlands, North Carolina at Kelsey-Hutchinson Park downtown
Why this summer festival rocks: Everyone loves an art and craft show, and is it any wonder? They are places where color and creativity meet up.

Downtown Monroe Summer Music on Main
August 28, 2014

Held in Monroe, North Carolina at Downtown
Why this summer festival rocks: Music on Main event will be held on August 28th at Downtown on Main st. Hours: 6.30pm-9:30pm.

Happy Valley Old-Time Fiddlers Convention
August 28, 2014

Held in Lenoir, North Carolina at Jones Farm
Why this summer festival rocks: The 2014 convention will take place, August 28 – 31, on the Jones Farm, northeast of Lenoir on N.C. Scenic Byway.

Labor Day Craft Show
August 29, 2014

Held in Boone, North Carolina at K-mart Parking Lot
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on August 29-September 1, 2014. Lots Of Venders! Crochet, Wood Work, Candles, Home Made Soaps, Kena- Africa.

Apple Festival
August 29, 2014

Held in Hendersonville, North Carolina at 318 N. Main Street, Suite 7
Why this summer festival rocks: The festival not only features a street fair with arts and crafts vendors with continuous live musical entertainment, apple growers and.

Old Fashioned Farmers Day
August 29, 2014

Held in Siler City, North Carolina at Silk Hope Farm Heritage Park
Why this summer festival rocks: Join us at the annual Old Fashioned Farmers’s Day event – held on Labor Day weekend Friday – Sunday. Features: Grist.

Carteret County Arts and Crafts Coalition Fall Show
August 30, 2014

Held in Beaufort, North Carolina at Beaufort Historic Site
Why this summer festival rocks: Carteret County Arts and Crafts Coalition Fall Show will be held on August 30-31, 2014. Juried sale of arts and crafts.

Maggie Valley Labor Day Weekend Craft Show
August 30, 2014

Held in Maggie Valley, North Carolina at Maggie Valley Festival Grounds
Why this summer festival rocks: Maggie Valley Labor Day Weekend Craft Show will be held on August 30 and August 31, 2014. Hours: Saturday 9am-5pm and.

Labor Day Award Show Weekend in the Mountains
August 30, 2014

Held in Banner Elk, North Carolina at Banner Elk School Gym
Why this summer festival rocks: This holiday weekend arts and crafts show will be held at the Old Banner Elk Elementary School, now AC Pride, field.

CCACC Fall Show
August 30, 2014

Held in Beaufort, North Carolina at Beaufort Historic Site
Why this summer festival rocks: CCACC Fall Show will be held Held at the Beaufort Historic Site on Labor Day. Featuring toys, yo-yos, jewelry, handbags, ornaments,.

Matthews Alive Festival
August 30, 2014

Held in Matthews, North Carolina at Trade St
Why this summer festival rocks: The Matthews Alive Festival is a Labor Day weekend celebration dedicated to the support of local non-profit organizations through music, arts.

Wilmington Gun and Knife Show
August 30, 2014

Held in Wilmington, North Carolina at National Guard Armory
Why this summer festival rocks: Show will be held on Aug 30-31, 2014. Buy, Sell or Trade at Eastern North Carolina’s Best Quality Gun and Knife.

End of Summer Extravaganza
August 30, 2014

Held in Clinton, North Carolina at Sampson County Expo Center
Why this summer festival rocks: This is a show for arts and Crafts vendors, direct sell teams, and new items! Hours: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.

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