North Carolina Blueberry Festivals in 2020
Update for 2020 and Coronavirus:
Keep in mind that some of the festivals below may be canceled or altered for 2020. The situation is changing
so rapidly and many festivals are not announcing their plans until the last minute, so when we have not seen an update, we've left last year's data below and suggest you see the festivals website or call the festival as the date gets close to see if they
will hold it this year. Some festivals are still being held, while others are being canceled for 2020.
Looking for a blueberry festival in North Carolina in 2020?
(just scroll down the page)There is no other listing as
complete and current as this list, just updated! All the blueberry
festivals in North Carolina we can find are listed on this page!
If you love strawberries, look for a festival near you below! And I'm always
looking for more blueberry festivals! Please write me, if
you know of any to add! I update the dates as soon as the festivals
publish their information, but you can always click on the links (usually
the name of the festival) to see the current information on the festival's
I update this list
every year, but still click on the
links to the festival (the blue, underlined name of the each festival) to confirm this
year's dates on the website for each festival. They may change or
at the last minute. . If they don't have a
website, call the phone number provided, but ALWAYS CONFIRM THIS YEAR'S
DATES AND TIMES BY EITHER VIEWING THEIR WEBSITE OR CALLING.
Click here for the form to add a festival and have detailed information; or click
here if you have general information and are not connected with the event!
2020 Blueberry Festivals in North Carolina - Where, When and More to Find a Blueberry Festival Near You!
Blueberries typically ripen from April (in Florida and Texas)
through June and August in the upper Midwest and New England. June
dominates as the month for blueberry production (and festivals)
Unlike strawberries, which grow almost anywhere, blueberries are
grown commercially in half as many states.
There are two general types of blueberry festivals 1) community festivals, usually organized by a church, school, local Chamber of commerce or a town and 2).
Blueberry festival held at and by a farm. They are different in what they
community festivals tend to be less expensive so they are grouped separately.
(of course not all states and areas have both.)
festival listings are links to our easy to follow directions about
making blueberry jam, freezing blueberries, blueberry pies and
Community Blueberry Festivals
Ammon NC Annual Blueberry Festival - the first Saturday in June
Ammon, NC. Phone: 910-862-4163. The Ammon Volunteer Fire Department has a
pancake breakfast from 6:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.. The parade will start at
10 a.m., and it lasts approximately 30 minutes. According to George Clifford
Smith, the director of this year's Ammon Blueberry Festival, Bladen County's
Honor Guard will be presenting the colors and will be leading the parade.
Different businesses, beauty queens, boy scouts, baton twirlers, motorcycle
clubs, antique cars and trucks, hunting clubs and the fire department will
all be in the parade this year. New businesses are welcome to join in the
Annual NC Blueberry Festival - Saturday, June
Burgaw, NC. Friday Events 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM: Live Band: The Holiday Band
5-8 PM; Recipe Contest: Agriculture Building (801 S. Walker St) 11 AM-1 PM;
Antique Show & Sale: Historic Depot Platform 12-8 PM; BBQ Cook-off:
Across from Piggly Wiggly 7 AM-6 PM; Tour De Blueberry (Circular Bike
Race): Starts at 5:00 PM;
Golf Tournament: River Landing. Saturday Events:
9:00 am to 9:00 PM;
Headline Entertainment: The Embers 11 am to 1:30 PM; Legends of the Beach
3 - 5 PM; Craig Woolard Band 6 - 9 PM.
Arts & Crafts; Educational Events; Children's Activities;
Cape Fear Cyclists Fun Ride;
5K Run/Walk; Beer & Wine Garden;
Antique Show & Sale;
Blueberry Baked Goods.
- Bridgeton NC BlueberryFest - June; June 15-16, 2018
1101 B St, New Bern, NC 28560. Email:
email@example.com. The BlueberryFest will feature an
array of local crafters, vendors selling goods, and businesses from
Bridgeton and Craven County to help celebrate the luscious, tangy bite of
the local blueberry! , the Bridgeton BlueberryFest, hosted by the
Bridgeton Improvement Committee, will entice your taste buds with the
tantalizing tang of fresh picked blueberries from our local farms, Morris
Farm and Nelson Farm. Activities include the Blueberry Bake-Off to the
blueberry pancake breakfast, blueberry candied apples, blueberry wine,
blueberry ice cream, and blueberry lemonade. The Breeze Band will kick off
the weekend with a free beach music concert Friday evening at 7:00. Batman
will make a presence with his Batmobile at 6:00. Bryan Mayer will conclude
the weekend with a free country music concert Saturday afternoon with the
opening act Steel Shot at 1:00. There will be kids activities for the cost
of a wrist band, food trucks, fire trucks, slides, crafts, soaps, jewelry,
clothing, Scentsy, Tupperware, pottery, tee shirts, and more continues to be
added. Proceeds for a $5 parking donation will go to the fire department, a
small price to pay for free concerts! Come join us and enjoy the tantalizing taste of blueberries!
(UPDATED: May 29, 2018)
Farm Blueberry Festivals
In addition to community and church festivals, some private farms have their own blueberry festivals.
See each farm for this year's dates (they often do not announce them
until the end of May). They usually have PYO strawberries then, too.
Also, scroll down to see the links to recipes, freezing, canning and jam making
directions at the bottom of the page.
- We will be adding these as we find them; Please write me,
if you know of any to add!
Related Blueberry Information: Freezing, Making Jam,
Canning, Blueberry Pies, Recipes and More
Also, see our pages on easy illustrated blueberry
For other fruit and vegetable festivals, see this page!