May 19-21, 2023
 

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.

The plans are in the works for the 2023 NC Potato Festival!

Check back for updates. 

 

 Bring the whole family and "Come and Stay All THREE DAYS!" Northeast North Carolina's largest festival will return on Friday, May 19, 2023. Elizabeth City's downtown streets will be lined with food, arts and crafts, contests,
live entertainment, 
plus a Midway full of games and amusement rides.

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 6 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 2023 North Carolina Potato Festival.

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, Fun Run/Walk, and other events planned for this years 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. 

2022 Festival Map

2022 Festival Map

Come and Stay ALL Three Days!

2022 Major Sponsors

2022 Major Sponsors

Sentara & Sky 4

SENTARA MAIN STAGE

SENTARA MAIN STAGE

NEW LOCATION! Mariners' Wharf Park

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.

AUTO & BIKE SHOW

AUTO & BIKE SHOW

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

CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT

CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT

NEW LOCATION! Mariners' Wharf Park