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NC Blackberry Festival

  • Dates: 7/15/2022, 7/16/2022
  • Downtown Lenoir
    Lenoir, NC 28645
  • Price: FREE
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NC Blackberry Festival is in its nineteenth year. Enjoy the Best Part of Summer at this Years Premier Festival in Caldwell County. Visit with over 150 Vendors and Crafters, Support Local Businesses in Downtown Lenoir, Dine-in one of our fantastic establishments, or get some incredible festival food.


🔹 Friday, July 15, 5-10 PM
5 PM MAIN STAGE ENTERTAINMENT - It’s about to get fun in Downtown Lenoir, Join us for our own Version of Blackberry Idol.
7-10 PM OPENING NIGHT HEADLINER BAND - 70's Kids (Solid Gold Tribute Band)
8 PM HEAL & SOUL FUN RUN - Main St and West Ave Intersection, Downtown Lenoir, NC US 28645
8:30 PM HEAL & SOUL 5K RUN - Main St and West Ave Intersection, Downtown Lenoir, NC US 28645


🔹 Saturday, July 16, 7 AM - 5 PM
7 AM Caldwell County Farmer's Market Opens - 902 Harper Avenue Lenoir NC
9 AM DAY #2 NORTH CAROLINA BLACKBERRY FESTIVAL OPENS
9-11 AM NORTH CAROLINA BLACKBERRY FESTIVAL PAGEANT BEGINS
11:30 AM BLACKBERRY EATING CONTEST
12:15 PM OFFICIAL FESTIVAL CEREMONIES BEGIN
12:30 PM THE COLOSSAL COBBLER BRIGADE - Bringing out of the 2022 Blackberry Cobbler Patchwork. Come out and watch this spectacular event as we bring our the Community Cobbler
1-4:30 PM MAIN STAGE ENTERTAINMENT CONTINUES

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