Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion
Sep
20
to Sep 22

Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion

Every third weekend in September State Street in Historic Downtown Bristol, Tennessee/Virginia is amped to the beat of Appalachia's past, present & future. It digs down deep into the roots of the traditional Appalachian sound and lifts its branches to new heights. It all happens in the heart of The Birthplace of Country Music.

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Black Mountain Sourwood Festival
Aug
10
to Aug 11

Black Mountain Sourwood Festival

With about 200 vendors you will discover lots of local and unique arts and crafts and there will be something to please every palate with BBQ and vegetarian faire, custom-crafted ice cream and funnel cakes and jellies.  Summertime favorites include the sausages and corn on the cob.

The Sourwood Festival fills downtown Black Mountain with wholesome entertainment for both adults and children in August each year.

Over 30,000 people from all over America will be in attendance at the festival which grows in popularity each year.

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NC 4th of July Festival
Jul
2
to Jul 4

NC 4th of July Festival


General Information

The N.C. 4th of July Festival is held annually July 1st -4th (unless the 4th is a Sunday and then the festival events normally held on the 4th move to the 5th). July 1st is Beach Day on Oak Island. July 2nd -4th are the core festival events in Southport.


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Athfest
Jun
21
to Jun 23

Athfest

Every June, AthFest Educates puts together the Athens Music and Arts Festival featuring hundreds of bands, an Artist Market, KidsFest, Film events and more. Every October, AthFest Educates puts together the AthHalf Half-Marathon. Both events serve as fundraisers for the organization's year-round efforts to support music & arts education in the Athens community.

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Mountain Music Festival
May
30
to Jun 2

Mountain Music Festival

We really like outdoor adventures, and we really like music, so we wanted to create a weekend where we could do both at the same time. This became the Mountain Music Festival, and probably the best weekend of the summer in West Virginia (or at least our favorite).

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Roosterwalk
May
23
to May 26

Roosterwalk

Rooster Walk is a 4-day festival celebrating music, art, and the great outdoors at the idyllic Pop's Farm venue, just outside of Martinsville, VA. With over 40 bands performing on 6 different stages, an eclectic roster of great music guides the Rooster Walk experience. In addition to 4 days of amazing music, the family-friendly Rooster Walk will offer a wide variety of kids' activities, craft beer, great food, arts and numerous opportunities to enjoy Virginia's great outdoors with river floats, yoga, a disc golf course and beautiful on-site camping.

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Aiken Bluegrass Festival
May
10
to May 11

Aiken Bluegrass Festival

  • 561 May Royal Drive, Aiken, SC, 29801, Aiken, South Carolina 29801 Aiken SC 29801 (map)
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The Aiken Bluegrass Festival returns to the Western Carolina State Fairgrounds in Aiken, SC on May 10th and 11th, 2019. This 15th annual event will host some of the biggest names in Bluegrass presented with one-of-a-kind collaborations and the newest in rising Bluegrass and Newgrass stars. The festival promises to be a weekend full of amazing music, unique craft and food vendors, on site camping, activities for the little ones.

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Lowcountry Shrimp Festival
May
4
10:00 AM10:00

Lowcountry Shrimp Festival

  • 405 Pinckney Street McClellanville, SC, 29458 United States (map)
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Mark your calendar for The 43rd Annual Lowcountry Shrimp Festival ™ and Blessing of the Fleet to be held Saturday, May 4, 2019, in the beautiful, historic village of McClellanville, S.C. Plan to make a day of it…load the family in your car and enjoy a day trip to the country. Step back in time to a place where good, old-fashioned fun still revolves around the celebration of life’s everyday events, a place where the whole town turns out to celebrate together. Surrounding the blessing of the fleet is a full day of entertainment for the whole family. You are invited to join the celebration which will feature live music, 50+ local craft vendors, a special children’s area and plenty of great food and refreshments. Admission is FREE but a $1 donation is suggested. 100% or proceeds benefit local education through the Cape Romain Environmental Education Charter School.

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MerleFest
Apr
25
to Apr 28

MerleFest

MerleFest was founded in 1988 in memory of Eddy Merle Watson as a fundraiser for Wilkes Community College and to celebrate ‘traditional plus’ music. We are about the MUSIC, MOMENTS and MEMORIES!

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HippieFest
Apr
20
12:00 PM12:00

HippieFest

Hippie Fest is a grassroots festival where free-spirited people from across the country gather to celebrate peace, love, and all things groovy! Coming to Historic Columbia Speedway in Cayce, SC Saturday April 20, 2019. Featuring live music, group camping, bohemian shopping, vintage hippie car show, DIY tie-dye, giant bubble garden, cirque performers, kids activities, delicious food, and more. All ages welcome. Kids 10 and under free. It's groovy baby!

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Albino Skunk Festival
Apr
11
to Apr 13

Albino Skunk Festival

The Skunk Farm is a unique music and camping venue in Upstate South Carolina in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. We host two yearly music festivals. SpringSkunk Music Fest takes place the second weekend of April, and the Albino Skunk Music Festival takes place the first weekend in October. Both are often called “SkunkFest” by our attendees and artists. Originally founded as a bluegrass music festival, SkunkFest now features all sorts of mostly acoustic music – including Americana, Folk, Singer-Songwriter, Alt. Country, Acoustic, Roots and Bluegrass. We’re proud of our eclectic mix of music – check out our next SkunkFest lineup on our website - www.albinoskunk.com

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HippieFest
Mar
30
12:00 PM12:00

HippieFest

  • 843 State Road S-21-85 Lake City, SC, 29560 United States (map)
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Hippie Fest is a grassroots festival where free-spirited people from across the country gather to celebrate peace, love, and all things groovy! Returning to Lake City, SC Saturday March 30, 2019. Featuring live music, group camping, bohemian shopping, vintage hippie car show, DIY tie-dye, giant bubble garden, cirque performers, kids activities, delicious food, and more. All ages welcome. Kids 10 and under free. It's groovy baby!

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Surfrider Oyster Roast
Feb
17
11:00 AM11:00

Surfrider Oyster Roast

The Grand Strand’s ORIGINAL Oyster Roast and Bloody Mary Contest is BACK – at a new location!!!

That’s right … the 6th Annual Surfrider Oyster Roast & Bloody Mary Contest is moving to The Wicked Tuna on the waterfront in Murrells Inlet, home of the Lip Rippin’ Chilympics Chili Cook-off!

Join us Sunday February 17th for a full day of Live Music, All-U-Can-Eat Oysters, Local Craft Brews, Vendors, Food Trucks, and some of the best Bloody Marys on the beach sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Fetzer Wine, and New South Brewing – the Beer from Here!

Sample Bloody Marys from local families, clubs, businesses, and restaurants with a variety of recipes and garnishes. Show your ID, buy tickets for 3oz samples from 11am-5pm, and cast your vote for this year’s People’s Choice Award! Participants will receive a souvenir Surfrider tasting glass.

All-U-Can-Eat Oysters are just $25 from 11am-5pm steamed hot and fresh! Bring your own oyster knives/gloves or purchase them for just $3. Please, remember to separate your trash and oyster shells as all shells will be collected by South Carolina DNR and used to replenish local oyster beds.

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Holiday Hooray!
Dec
1
to Dec 2

Holiday Hooray!

Indie South Fair is a curated open-air market that brings together artists, designers, and creative entrepreneurs to showcase their work in a festive atmosphere that includes music, artisan food and drink, kids craft activities, and fun times!

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The Christmas Carousel
Nov
23
to Nov 25

The Christmas Carousel

Come experience…
The Triangle’s largest marketplace for arts, crafts and seasonal favorites!
Going strong for 31 years, The Christmas Carousel Holiday Gift Market one of the largest collections of arts, crafts & holiday gifts assembled in one location. As you stroll through the 2018 event, you’ll meet over 250 exhibitors from all across the Southeast, showcasing thousands of one-of-a-kind items and unique gifts! Santa will be there all three days!

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Albino Skunk Music Festival
Oct
4
to Oct 7

Albino Skunk Music Festival

  • 4063 Jordan Road Greer, SC, 29651 United States (map)
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The Skunk Farm is a unique music and camping venue in Upstate South Carolina in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. We host two yearly music festivals. SpringSkunk Music Fest takes place the second weekend of April, and the Albino Skunk Music Festival takes place the first weekend in October.  Both are often called “SkunkFest” by our attendees and artists.  Originally founded as a bluegrass music festival, SkunkFest now features all sorts of mostly acoustic music – including Americana, Folk, Singer-Songwriter, Alt. Country, Acoustic, Roots and Bluegrass.  We’re proud of our eclectic mix of music – check out this year’s line-up.

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Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion
Sep
21
to Sep 23

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion – The annual music Festival began in 2001 and has been a part of BCM since December, 2012. A 2015 Economic Impact Study showed that visitors to the Festival from outside the region had a $16.1 million impact on the region. The Festival generally hosts over 130 bands on 20 stages in downtown Bristol during the third weekend in September. Attendance has grown to approximately 45,000. Among its many accolades the Festival has been named as one of Rolling Stone’s “Top 20 Tours and Festivals”, and has won a Grand Pinnacle Award from the International Festival and Events Association.

 

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Arts in the Heart of Augusta
Sep
14
to Sep 16

Arts in the Heart of Augusta

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Celebrate creativity and culture at Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival! Shop for new handmade arts and fine crafts, sample delicious international food and see showcase performances by talent from all over the Southeast. This 2 1/2 day, award-winning festival is coming back for 2018 this September 14-16.

 

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Aiken's Makin'
Sep
7
to Sep 8

Aiken's Makin'

  • Park Avenue Aiken, South Carolina (map)
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Plan now to attend one of the finest arts and crafts events in the Southeast! Fine Arts, Glass Works, Wood, Ceramics, Fabric! Many mediums are used by the artisans at the Aiken's Makin' Craft Show! A Beautiful September day is the perfect day to start on your fall and holiday shopping for everyone on your list!

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Muddy Roots Music Festival
Aug
30
to Sep 2

Muddy Roots Music Festival

The Muddy Roots Music Festival is more like a backyard party that got our of hand. You’ll enjoy a weekend of camping with the bands you see onstage. The music is meant to be intimate and you’ll feel every bit of it as there is no division from band and fan.

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Jam in the Trees
Aug
25
10:00 AM10:00

Jam in the Trees

Jam In The Trees is a two day, Americana music-themed event that takes place at Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain, NC! With bands playing on both the beautiful outdoor stage, and the more intimate indoor brewery stage August 24th and 25th, 2018. There are VIP ticket purchasing options that give you perks such as special seating and interaction with some of the artists, there are unique vendors and local food trucks on-site, and of course award-winning Pisgah Brewing beer. Stay late on Saturday night for the after-hours jam... who knows who may show up!!?! 

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Fine Art & Master Craft
Aug
10
to Aug 12

Fine Art & Master Craft

  • 185 Azalea Circle Southeast Banner Elk, NC, 28604 United States (map)
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Join us for our summer Fine Art & Master Crafts Festivals! The first will be held on July 20-22, 2018 and the second will be held on August 10-12, 2018. These juried festivals feature hand-crafted wares from more than 90 vendors. Photography, paintings, jewelry, sculpture, and pottery are just some of the crafts on offer. Presented by the Avery County Chamber of Commerce at the Historic Banner Elk Elementary School. Show Hours:  Friday: 1pm-5pm, Saturday: 10am-5pm, Sunday: 10am-4pm

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Fine Art & Master Craft Festival
Jul
20
to Jul 23

Fine Art & Master Craft Festival

  • 185 Azalea Circle Southeast Banner Elk, NC, 28604 United States (map)
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Join us for our summer Fine Art & Master Crafts Festivals! The first will be held on July 20-22, 2018 and the second will be held on August 10-12, 2018. These juried festivals feature hand-crafted wares from more than 90 vendors. Photography, paintings, jewelry, sculpture, and pottery are just some of the crafts on offer. Presented by the Avery County Chamber of Commerce at the Historic Banner Elk Elementary School. Show Hours:  Friday: 1pm-5pm, Saturday: 10am-5pm, Sunday: 10am-4pm

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NC 4th of July Festival
Jul
2
to Jul 4

NC 4th of July Festival

  • 4433 Long Beach Road Southeast Southport, NC, 28461 United States (map)
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For over 200 years, Southport has celebrated our nation's Independence in a big way, and they invite you to join the celebrations! The city of Southport first celebrated our nation's independence in 1792 as the "Festival of Free Men," and continued the celebrations for two centuries, when the festival incorporated as the N.C. 4th of July Festival in 1972. Today, the festival remembers the sacrifices, celebrates freedom, and promotes family fun.

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Athfest Artist Market
Jun
22
to Jun 25

Athfest Artist Market

The AthFest Music & Arts Festival brings the best local and regional musicians and visual artists together in Downtown Athens, Ga. By incorporating multiple events and venues throughout downtown, AthFest is able to reach a broad range of audiences and attracts an eclectic mix of lifestyle interests.

The festival showcases the best talent in our area, and generates huge awareness for the nonprofit, AthFest Educates, and its mission to provide much needed funding to support music and arts education for youth.

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NC Blueberry Festival
Jun
16
9:00 AM09:00

NC Blueberry Festival

  • 106 East Wilmington Street Burgaw, NC, 28425 United States (map)
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The Blueberry Festival provides an opportunity for people to enjoy a full day of family entertainment while experiencing the southern hospitality of a small town.

More than 30,000 people have been estimated to attend the annual one day event held on the third Saturday in June each year.

The North Carolina Blueberry Festival is one of Southeastern North Carolina’s Premier Family Events, Voted one of 2016 & 2017 Top Twenty Events!

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Virginia Highlands Summerfest
Jun
9
to Jun 10

Virginia Highlands Summerfest

The juried Summerfest Artist Market is quickly becoming Atlanta’s premiere art show, specializing in fine, folk, and unique art. You can find original art in many price ranges and media, including: Painting, Photography, Clay, Metal, Stone, Wood, Jewelry, Glass, Textiles, and Mixed Media. Visit our Artist Market page for more information.

 

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Nashville Boogie
May
25
to May 26

Nashville Boogie

The Nashville Boogie is a celebration of Mid-Century American music, culture and style! You'll enjoy many acts on 5 stages over 4 days at 3 venues.

Events included with admission include a large outdoor car show, a western fashion show, vintage vendor market, pinup contest, record convention.

We have a vintage market with vendors from across the U.S. at Opryland Hotel May 25 & 26, 2018. Entrance to vendor market is FREE to the public.

Enjoy Western Roundup Fashion Show by Riley Reed and the Pinup Pageant w/ King Dado & Sabine Kellet as well!

There is free parking next door at the mall. Weekend & Day Passes available.

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