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May 17-19, 2024
 

Save the Dates!!

Friday -- 5 pm to 11 pm | Saturday -- 10 am to 11 pm
Sunday 10 am to 6 pm

The NC Potato Festival is a fun-filled, family festival that celebrates one of Northeast North Carolina's largest crops -- Potatoes.

 

 Bring the whole family and "Come and Stay All THREE DAYS!" Northeast North Carolina's
largest festival will return on Friday, May 17, 2024. 

Make a weekend of it, and join us for the Opening Ceremony on Friday evening at 5:30 pm. The Beer & Wine Garden will be open from 5 pm - 11 pm (Bring ID). Take a spin on a ride on our Midway, get something great to eat, and dance the night away at the 2024 North Carolina Potato Festival.

 2024    NC Potato Festival located in downtown Elizabeth City! 

 

. The festival is FREE to the public of all ages and has a midway with spudtacular rides and games, a street fair with artisans and food, live music, potato-oriented activities, an auto show, a farm show, free French fries, cornhole tournament and bushels of FUN for the whole family!

 

Return on Saturday and Sunday to enjoy the Street Fair lining our downtown streets, the National Potato Peeling Contest, Free French Fries (while they last), Auto and Motorcycle Show, 5K Run/1M Walk, and other events planned for this year's festival. Don't leave too early or you might miss the USCG Search and Rescue

demonstration over the Pasquotank River Sunday afternoon.

For the safety of your pet NO ANIMALS are allowed within the Festival area. 

NO DRONES allowed over Festival area. 

2024 Major Sponsors

2024 Major Sponsors

Street Fair

Street Fair

To Include T-shirts, Jewelry, Purses, Wind Spinners, Soy Candles, Goat Milk Soap and much more!

Concessions

Concessions

Enjoy Ribbon Fries, Loaded Baked Potatoes, Turkey Legs, Italian Sausage, Lemonade and Ices, Funnel Cakes and much more.

SPUDTACULAR RIDES

SPUDTACULAR RIDES

A festival isn't a festival without rides and a games midway. Fun for all ages all day and evening!

Free French Fries

Free French Fries

Enjoy free French Fries on Saturday from 10:00 am until they're ALL GONE.

CONTESTS

CONTESTS

Contests and games for adults and kids -- National Potato Peeling Contest, Little Miss Tater Tot Pageant, and Coloring Contest. Click here to learn more.

FARM SHOW

FARM SHOW

Enjoy the vintage and new tractors and farm equipment display.

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Stroll over to Main Street on Saturday from 10AM - 4PM.

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NEW LOCATION! Mariners' Wharf Park

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