North Carolina Blueberry Festival: June 14th & 15th

• North Carolina Blueberry Festival June 14th & 15th, 2019 •

The North Carolina Blueberry Festival is filled with a great source of local pride, with the entire community involved in promoting Burgaw to the world in its finest shade of Blue.

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 event features a BBQ cookoff, a street fair, recipe contest, car show, a 5K Run bike race, BMX stunt show, games & rides for kids, model train show, recipe contest, and a shagging competition. No pets or coolers, please.

FRIDAY, JUNE 14TH, 2019

  • 6 am – Whole Hog BBQ Cook-Off
  • 9 am – Blueberry Recipe Contest at the Burgaw Community Building
  • 11 am – Blueberry Sales from Local Farms at the Family Dollar across from the Burgaw Train Depot
  • 11 am – Barbecue Sandwich Sales at Family Dollar across from Depot
  • 11 am-10pm – Festival Souvenirs Sales at Depot from 11-2pm and at Courthouse Square from 3-10pm
  • 7 pm – Whole Hog BBQ Cook-Off Awards at Train Depot Stage
  • 5-10 pm – Entertainment on Main Stage at Courthouse Square
    • Beer & Wine Garden, Barbecue Sandwiches
    • 5-6 pm – Jones Sisters Band
    • 7-10 pm – Entertainers

SATURDAY, JUNE 15TH, 2019

  • 7 am – 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk 
  • 8 am – Tour de Blueberry Bike Ride 
  • 9 am – Festival Opens
    • Blueberry Sales from Local Farms, Food Vendors, Bake Sale, Arts & Crafts (Courthouse Square)
    • Car & Truck Show (on Wright St south of Fremont St)
    • Cape Fear Model Train Show (inside Burgaw Train Depot)
  • 9 am-5 pm – Kids Activities around the Burgaw Train Depot
    • Cinderella (10am-12pm), Princess Frog (1-3pm), Pirates (10am-3pm)
    • No Sleeves Magic Show (11 am, 2 pm & 4 pm) at Train Depot Stage
  • 9:30-11:45 am – Entertainment on Main Stage at Courthouse Square
    • 9:30-10:30 am – Band of Brothers
    • 10:30-11:45 am – Jones Sisters Band
  • 10:30-3:30 pm – King BMX Stunt Show (10:30 am, 1 pm & 3 pm) at Pender County Judicial Annex, 100 S Dickerson St
  • 11 am-6 pm – Craft Beer Area on Burgaw Train Depot dock
  • 12-1 pm – Opening Ceremony on Main Stage at Courthouse Square
    • National Anthem & Presentation of Colors, Sponsor Recognition, Scholarship Awards Recognition, Recipe Contest Awards Recognition
  • 1-10 pm – Entertainment on Main Stage at Courthouse Square
    • Beer & Wine Garden (opens at 5 pm), Barbecue Sandwiches
    • 1-3 pm – Steve Owens & Summertime
    • 4-6 pm – Gary Lowder & Smokin Hot
    • 7-10 pm – Band of Oz

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