May 15, 16, & 17, 2020

2020 Potato Festival to be Rescheduled due to COVID-19 Precautions. Stay Tuned for updates. 

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.

**We're in the planning process for the 2020 NC Potato Festival. This web site will be updated as plans are finalized.**

 

Northeast North Carolina's largest festival will return again on Friday, May 15, 2020 -  bigger and better than ever.  Bring the whole family and Come and Stay All THREE DAYS!

Food, arts and crafts, contests, live entertainment plus - a Midway full of games and large amusement rides can all be found in Downtown Elizabeth City.

Make a weekend of it and come and join us for the Opening Ceremony on Friday evening at 5:45 pm. Beer & Wine Garden will be open from 6:00-11:00 pm (Bring ID).  Take a spin on a ride on our Midway, get something great to eat, and dance the night away at the 2020 North Carolina Potato Festival.

We're sure you'll want to return on Saturday and Sunday so you can be enjoy the Street Fair lining our downtown streets, the National Potato Peeling Contest, Auto and Motorcycle Show, and other events planned for this years festival.

Fun Run/Walk at 8:00 am. Don't leave too early or you might miss the USCG Search and Rescue demonstration over the Pasquotank River Saturday afternoon.

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

**We're in the planning process for the 2020 NC Potato Festival. This web site will be updated as plans are finalized.**

Map 2019_edited

Map 2019_edited

MAIN STAGE

MAIN STAGE

The Main Stage rocks non-stop from festival start on Friday evening to Festival end on Sunday evening. Click here to see schedule.

SPONSORS

SPONSORS

MARINERS' WHARF STAGE

MARINERS' WHARF STAGE

Mariners' Wharf Stage stays pretty active with kids' activities, community groups, performances, and events. Click here to see the schedule.

CONTESTS

CONTESTS

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

FARM SHOW

FARM SHOW

Enjoy the vintage and new tractors and farm equipment display.

ON THE RIVER

ON THE RIVER

We'll have U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue Demonstrations and Boat Rides provided by Pelican Marina. Click here to learn more.

AUTO & BIKE SHOW

AUTO & BIKE SHOW

CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT

CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT

Free French Fries

Free French Fries

Enjoy free french fries on Saturday from 10:00 am until they run out.

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