August 20, 2022
Ballantyne's Backyard - Charlotte, NC
Put on your party sombrero! This festival will take you South of the Border for some foodie fun. This ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-TASTE beer & tequila festival offers up some of the area's best Tacos and Mexican Food...along with great live music, margaritas, pinata punching, contests and many other surprises. This NACHO average taco festival. Dueling Margarita Bars. The festival will feature over 15 Taco Trucks, Taquerias and Mexican Restaurants with over 30 different types of tacos. Mariachi Bands and Live Music will make your day Super Spicy! Shop many exhibits.
August 27 - 28, 2022
Kelsey-Hutchinson (Founders) Park - Highlands, NC
Fun family event with high-quality regional fine art, folk art and crafts in downtown Highlands, NC. Demonstrations and good food in cool, beautiful Highlands, NC, 4118' high in the mountains of western NC. Free. (Covid-19 precautions followed, masks required.) In a beautiful park just 1 block from Main Street. Parking, shopping, restaurants and public restrooms at site and nearby. Easy access. Show is pet friendly.
October 15, 2022
Ballantyne's Backyard - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte's 1st Das Best Oktoberfest - the theme is Oompah, Oompah, Oompah! Hundreds and hundreds of ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-TASTE craft beer, wine, cider and schnapps will fill up your souvenir glass as you enjoy this day-long festival in beautiful Ballantyne's Backyard. Fun and more fun!!
October 21 - 23, 2022
Cabarras Arena & Events Center - Concord, NC
Christmas Made in the South is focused on keeping the world of fine artisans and craftspeople vibrant. Exhibitors will be there all three days demonstrating and selling their handcrafted works, Santa's elves hard at work.
November 18 - 20, 2022
Davis Event Center WNC Ag Center - Fletcher, NC
'Tis the Season Holiday Fair is a festive shopping event featuring fabulous art, crafts, adornments for the home as well as delectable holiday food and NC wines. Tis the Season Holiday Fair will be November 18th -20th, 2022 at the WNC Ag Center in the Davis Event Center located near beautiful Asheville, NC.
November 23 - December 23, 2022
Truist Field (Formerly BB&T Ballpark) of the Charlotte Knights - Charlotte, NC
Held at Charlotte's uptown ballpark, Truist Field, simultaneously with Light the Knights. Now featuring an ice skating rink, snow tubing, and light and music displays. The Charlotte Christmas Village continues to be a shopping market based on the centuries-old traditions of a city-center holiday market. The Village brings shopping and gifts from around the world, traditional flavors of German Christmas, unique handmade gifts, and live entertainment.
Events in Fayetteville, NC — upcoming
September 24 - 25, 2022
Downtown, Festival Park, Fayetteville, NC
Status: Updated 9/27/2021
This North Carolina Ethnic Festival will have fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 24 food booths. There will be 4 stages with International talent and the hours will be Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 12pm-6pm. This event will also include: parade, international cafe.
October 2022 (dates not updated)
Vander Park and walking trail, Fayetteville, NC
Status: Updated 9/13/2021
This North Carolina Food Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 30 food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Fri 6pm-8pm, Sat 8am-7pm.
November 3 - 6, 2022
The Crown Expo Center, Fayetteville, NC
Status: Updated 5/5/2022
This North Carolina Holiday Celebration will have fine art, fine craft and crafts exhibitors, and tba food booths. Admission tickets are $10 - $30.
November 25, 2022
Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC
Status: Updated 2/8/2022
This North Carolina Holiday Celebration will have fine art, fine craft and crafts exhibitors, and 3 food booths. There will be Roving Performers with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 1pm-8pm. This event will also include: costume contest, candlelight parade, carriage rides.
April 2023 (dates not updated)
Downtown, Fayetteville, NC
Status: Updated 3/21/2022
This North Carolina Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 30 food booths. There will be 2 stages with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Thu 6pm-8pm, Fri 6pm-11pm, Sat 12pm-11pm, Sun 12pm-5pm. This event will also include: games, rides, family activities, children's area, live music.
May 19 - 21, 2023
Crown Complex Expo Center, Fayetteville, NC
Status: Updated 6/1/2022
This North Carolina Trade Show will have fine art and homegrown products exhibitors, and no food booths. This event will also include: win prizes, collect coupons and discounts, see live demonstrations.