Festivals and Events. For exact festival dates, contact the local visitors bureaus here

Map Call Festival/Event City Founded Rate Range Festival Month
Carl Sandburg Folk Music Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Flat Rock 1991 Free May
John Coltrane International Jazz & Blues Festival Charlotte & Piedmont High Point 2011 $$$ Aug-Sep
Southern Spring Home & Garden Show Charlotte & Piedmont Charlotte 1961 $-$$ Feb-Mar
Native American Pow Wow Charlotte & Piedmont Durham 1992 $ Feb
Fayetteville Dogwood Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Fayetteville 1982 Free Apr
North Carolina Harmony Brigade Rally Concert Charlotte & Piedmont Southern Pines 1992 Free Jan
North Carolina Association of Festivals & Events Charlotte & Piedmont Lexington Varies Jan-Dec
RiverRun International Film Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Winston Salem 1989 $$ Apr
High Point University Charlotte & Piedmont High Point 1924 Varies Jan-Dec IFEA
Charlotte Center City Partners Charlotte & Piedmont Charlotte 2011 Varies Jan-Dec IFEA
Town of Chapel Hill Festivals & Events Charlotte & Piedmont Chapel Hill 1793 Varies Jan-Dec IFEA
Coca-Cola 600 Charlotte & Piedmont Concord 1960 $$$ May
American Dance Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Durham 1934 $$ Jun-Jul
Mayberry Days Charlotte & Piedmont Mount Airy 1990 Free-$$ Sep
Autumn Leaves Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Mount Airy 1967 Free Oct
Lincoln County Apple Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Lincolnton 1972 Free Sep
Carolina Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace Charlotte & Piedmont Huntersville 1994 $$ Oct-Nov
National Black Theatre Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Winston Salem 1989 $$$ Jul-Aug
Wilkes Arts & Heritage Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Wilkesboro 1999 Free Jun
Blues N' Brews Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Fayetteville 2004 $$ Jun
Hospice Taste of the Town Charlotte & Piedmont High Point 1988 $ Aug
Oakboro 4th of July Celebration Charlotte & Piedmont Oakboro 1958 Free Jun-Jul
Apple Harvest Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Waynesville 1988 Free Oct
Farmers Day Charlotte & Piedmont Robbins 1958 Free Aug
Celebration of Seagrove Potters Charlotte & Piedmont Seagrove 2008 $ Nov
Malcolm Blue Farm Historical Crafts & Farmskills Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Aberdeen 1825 $ Sep
Eastern Music Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Greensboro 1962 Varies Jun-Jul
Charlie Poole Music Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Eden 1999 $ Jun
Catawba Indian Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Gastonia 1961 $ Sep
Arts at The Mill Fine Arts Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Mooresville 2017 Free Nov
Bush Hill Heritage Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Archdale 1986 Free Sep
Hollerin' Heritage Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Spivey's Corner 2013 Free Sep
Cousins in Clay Charlotte & Piedmont Seagrove 2009 Free Jun
Hillsborough Hog Day Charlotte & Piedmont Hillsborough 1982 Free Jun
Folkmoot USA, International Folk Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Waynesville 1984 Varies Jul
Stokes Stomp - Festival on the Dan River Charlotte & Piedmont Danbury 1974 Free Sep
Barbecue Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Lexington 1984 Free Oct
Great Grapes Wine & Music Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Charlotte 2003 $$ Oct
Cameron Antiques Fair Charlotte & Piedmont Cameron 2002 Free Oct
Holly Arts & Crafts Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Pinehurst 1978 Free Oct
Brushy Mountain Apple Festival Charlotte & Piedmont North Wilkesboro 1977 Free Oct
Raleigh Art in the Village Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Raleigh Free Oct
ChristmasTown USA Charlotte & Piedmont Mc Adenville 1956 Free Dec
International Festival of Raleigh Charlotte & Piedmont Raleigh 1986 $ Oct
Hillsborough Candlelight Tour Charlotte & Piedmont Hillsborough 1987 $$ Dec
Belk Bowl Charlotte & Piedmont Charlotte 2002 $$$ Dec
Tanglewood Festival of Lights Charlotte & Piedmont Clemmons 1992 $$ Nov-Jan
Smithfield Ham & Yam Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Smithfield 1984 Free May
International Folk Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Fayetteville 1978 Free Sep
Mooresville Visitors Bureau Charlotte & Piedmont Mooresville 1856 Varies Jan-Dec PLAN
Great Chili Cook-Off Charlotte & Piedmont Troutman 2008 $$ Sep
A Dickens Holiday Charlotte & Piedmont Fayetteville 2001 Free Nov
All American Week Charlotte & Piedmont Fort Bragg Free May
Craftsmen's Christmas Classic Art & Craft Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Greensboro 1975 $ Nov
Festival of Food Trucks Charlotte & Piedmont Mooresville 2015 Varies Apr-Oct
Hickory Furniture Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Hickory 1997 $$ Jul
MerleFest Charlotte & Piedmont Wilkesboro 1987 $$$ Apr-May
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