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Music Festivals in North Carolina 2022–2023.

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Looking for music festivals in in North Carolina? We got you! Whether you need booking info so you can apply to perform at festivals or are interested in attending events in your town or city, discover music festivals of all sizes on FestivalNet. We publish art shows with stages for regional talent, expos of all sorts that feature local and national entertainment, and craft shows in your own backyard that include all kinds of entertainment! Serving the events industry since 1996, FestivalNet offers many ways to find the right event! Set up a free or pro membership and gain access to search by event attendance, number of stages, genres & types of music, whether there's food trucks, fine art, or anything in between...! Ready? Peruse upcoming music festivals below and join our website for extensive booking information!

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May 14, 2022

April Craft Market

Old Rock School, Valdese, NC

Status: Updated 9/14/2021

There will be Roving Performers with Local talent. The music will be Bluegrass.
May 14, 2022

Kaleidoscope Fest

Downtown, Waxhaw, NC

Status: Updated 3/31/2021

There will be 2 stages with Regional talent. The music will be Americana, Top Forty/Pop, Beach, Jazz, Blues, Bluegrass, Country, Reggae, Rock and Children's, and there will be other activities like kid's area.
May 14, 2022

Pickin' in the Park

Hagan-Stone Park, Pleasant Garden, NC

Status: Updated 11/25/2021

There will be 1 stage with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Bluegrass, and there will be other activities like childrens' music hour.
May 20 - 21, 2022

Beaufort Music Festival

Gallants Channel, Beaufort, NC

Status: Updated 11/2/2021

There will be 3 stages with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Beach, Jazz, Cajun/Zydeco, Blues, Bluegrass, Country, Roots, Funk, Reggae and Rock.
May 21, 2022

Yadkin Valley Wine Festival

Municipal Park, Elkin, NC

Status: Updated 5/11/2021

There will be 1 stage with National and Regional talent. The music will be Beach, Jazz and Blues, and there will be other activities like wine tasting.
May 21, 2022

Goose Nest Festival

Oak City Town Commons, Oak City, NC

Status: Updated 6/9/2021

There will be 1 stage with Regional talent. The music will be Beach, Jazz, DJ/Dance/Techno, Country, R & B/Soul, Rap/Hip-hop, Rock, Gospel and Variety.
May 26 - 28, 2022

Lil John's Mountain Music Festival

Cane Creek Campground, Snow Camp, NC

Status: Updated 5/24/2021

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Bluegrass, Country, Old-time and Folk, and there will be other activities like fishing.
May 27 - 28, 2022

Greater Bath Memorial Day & Smokin' on the Point

Bonner Point, Bath, NC

Status: Updated 5/17/2021

There will be 1 stage with Local talent. The music will be Beach, and there will be other activities like car show, bbq cook-off, sky diving exhibition, fireworks.
May 28 - 30, 2022

Lake Lure Arts & Crafts Festival - Spring

Arcade Commerce Center, Lake Lure, NC

Status: Updated 3/31/2021

There will be 1 stage with Regional talent. The music will be Variety, and there will be other activities like kids' zone, demonstrations, opening ceremony-welcome.
May 28 - 30, 2022

Lake Lure Autumn Arts & Crafts Festival

Arcade Commerce Center, Lake Lure, NC

Status: Updated 1/12/2022

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Variety, and there will be other activities like kids' zone, demonstrations, family picnic area.
June 2 - 12, 2022

Hokefest

East Hoke Middle School, Raeford, NC

Status: Updated 11/19/2021

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Beach, Blues, Country, Old-time, Rock, Christian, Gospel and Children's, and there will be other activities like carnival rides, local stage.
June 4, 2022

Raleigh's International Food Festival

City Plaza, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 10/20/2021

There will be 1 stage with International, National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Americana, DJ/Dance/Techno, Salsa, Ethnic, Cajun/Zydeco, World, Reggae, Latin and Variety.
June 11, 2022

Bluff Mountain Festival

Hot Springs Spa grounds, Hot Springs, NC

Status: Updated 4/21/2021

There will be 1 stage with International, National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Americana, Bluegrass, Old-time and Folk, and there will be other activities like silent auction of local art and craft with raffle.
June 16 - 18, 2022

Willow Oak Music Festival

Willow Oak Music Park, Roxboro, NC

Status: Updated 11/15/2021

There will be 2 stages with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Americana, Alternative, Bluegrass, Roots and Folk, and there will be other activities like workshops, special events.
June 17 - 18, 2022

North Carolina Blueberry Festival

Downtown, Burgaw, NC

Status: Updated 6/7/2021

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Beach, Country, Rock and Christian, and there will be other activities like car show, blueberry education, bicycle events, bbq cook-off, 5k run & farming exposition.
July 1 - 2, 2022

Christmas in July Festival

Downtown West Jefferson, West Jefferson, NC

Status: Updated 1/31/2021

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Blues, Bluegrass, Country, Old-time, Folk and Variety, and there will be other activities like games, demonstrations, children's & art activities, farmers market.
July 2, 2022

Red, White and Boom Festival

Patriots Park, Kings Mountain, NC

Status: Updated 1/11/2022

There will be 1 stage with Regional talent. The music will be Top Forty/Pop, Beach, Country, Funk, R & B/Soul, Rap/Hip-hop and Rock, and there will be other activities like inflatables and a laser light show.
July 9, 2022

Ridgeway Canteloupe Festival

Cantaloupe Packing Shed, Norlina, NC

Status: Updated 6/30/2021

There will be 1 stage with Local talent. The music will be Variety, and there will be other activities like kiddie rides, 5k run, corn hole tournament.
July 16, 2022

China Grove Farmers Day

Main Street, China Grove, NC

Status: Updated 9/23/2021

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Top Forty/Pop, Beach, Bluegrass, Country, Christian, Gospel and Variety, and there will be other activities like antique farm equipment, contests.
July 16, 2022

Front Street Arts & Crafts Show

Downtown, Front and Church Streets, Dillsboro, NC

Status: Updated 12/14/2021

There will be 1 stage with Regional talent. The music will be Bluegrass and Country, and there will be other activities like demonstrations.
July 22 - 24, 2022

Hillbilly Jam

Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, Maggie Valley, NC

Status: Updated 1/11/2022

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Top Forty/Pop, Bluegrass, Country, Old-time, Rock, Gospel and Variety, and there will be other activities like hatfield & mccoys tug of war. car and bike show.
August 13 - 14, 2022

Sourwood Festival

Downtown, Black Mountain, NC

Status: Updated 12/16/2021

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Swing, Americana, Alternative, Top Forty/Pop, Beach, Jazz, DJ/Dance/Techno, Ethnic, Blues, Bluegrass, Country, Old-time, R & B/Soul, Reggae, Rock, Folk, Christian, Gospel, Children's and Variety, and there will be other activities like large children's area.
August 19 - 20, 2022

North Carolina BeachBlast Festival

Patriots Park, Kings Mountain, NC

Status: Updated 1/11/2022

There will be 2 stages with Regional talent. The music will be Beach and Children's, and there will be other activities like tiny tots in teeny bikinis (5 & under), massive beach ball drop, rides, beach volleyball.
August 27 - 28, 2022

Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival

Downtown Cary Town Hall, Cary, NC

Status: Updated 12/6/2021

There will be 3 stages with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Top Forty/Pop, Beach, Ethnic, World, Rock, Latin and Variety, and there will be other activities like kids' area.