BURGAW, N.C. (WECT) – The North Carolina Blueberry Festival is returning this weekend in Burgaw.
Due to the pandemic, the festival is returning as an in-person event for the first time since 2019.
Here’s the full list of the events:
Schedule of Events
Friday, June 17
6 a.m.-7 p.m. – BBQ cook-off
9 a.m.-11 a.m. – recipe contest entries, judging from 11:30am-12:30pm 11am-4pm) Blueberry + BBQ sales in Family Dollar parking lot
4 p.m.-10 p.m. – Food + Beer + Wine + Merchandise
5 p.m.-6 p.m. – Shack Humphrey and Co. on mainstage
7 p.m.-10 p.m. – Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot on mainstage
Saturday, June 18
7 a.m. – 5K run/1 mile walk
7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. – Car & Truck Show
8:30 a.m. – Tour de Blueberry – non-competitive bicycle ride
9 a.m.-all day – Model Train Show, Kid’s amusements, arts & crafts + food vendors, blueberry sales from local farms
10 a.m.-11 a.m. – Band of Brothers on mainstage
10 a.m.-11 a.m. – No Sleeves Magic on Courthouse Ave
11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. – Beer sales (at beer & wine garden + craft beer lounge until 6 p.m.
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Princess meet & greet (Wayfinder)
11 a.m.-Noon – Keith King BMX show
11:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m. – Cripple Creek Cloggers on Courthouse Ave.
Noon-12:30 p.m. – Opening ceremony, includes awards + sponsor recognition + national anthem
12:30 p.m.-1 p.m. – Pie-eating contest
1 p.m.-3 p.m. – Blackwater Band on mainstage
1:30 p.m-3:30 p.m. – Princess meet & greet (Cinderella)
1 p.m.-2 p.m. – No Sleeves Magic on Courthouse Ave.
2 p.m.-3 p.m. – Keith King BMX show
3 p.m.-4 p.m. – No Sleeves Magic on Courthouse Ave.
4:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m. – Lion’s Crest Martial Arts demonstration on Courthouse Ave.
4 p.m.-6 p.m. The Tams featuring Lil’ Redd on mainstage
4 p.m.-5 p.m. – Keith King BMX show
7 p.m.-10 p.m. – Chairman of the Board featuring Ken Knox on mainstage
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