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 2024    NC Potato Festival located in downtown Elizabeth City! 

May 17 - 19, 2024

Friday - 5 pm to 11 pm  •  Saturday - 10 am to 11 pm  •  Sunday 10 am to 6 pm
🎉 Bring the whole family
and make a weekend of it!

Come and Stay
All THREE DAYS!
Northeast North Carolina's
largest festival will return

on Friday, May 17, 2024. 🎉
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Join us for the NC Potato Festival Opening Ceremony

on Friday evening at 5:30 pm in Mariners' Wharf Park.

The Beer & Wine Garden will be open from 5 pm - 11 pm. (Bring ID)

Take a spin on a ride in the Midway,

do a little shopping with our vendors, grab something great to eat,

and enjoy live music on the main stage

at the 2024 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, 5K Run/1M Walk, and many other events.

Don't leave too early or you might miss the USCG Search and Rescue

demonstration over the Pasquotank River Sunday afternoon!

*event times subject to change*

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

NO DRONES allowed over Festival area. 

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

The festival is FREE to the public of all ages.

Enjoy a midway with spudtacular rides and games,

a street fair with a variety of vendors and delicious food, live music on the main stage,

potato-oriented activities, a farm and tractor show,

a cornhole tournament, an auto and bike show, free french fries,

and bushels of FUN for the whole family!

2024 Major Sponsors

2024 Major Sponsors

Street Fair

Street Fair

To Include Jewelry, Purses, Woodworks, Soy Candles, Goat Milk Soap, Tumblers, and much more!

Concessions/Food Vendors

Concessions/Food Vendors

Enjoy Ribbon Fries, Loaded Baked Potatoes, Turkey Legs, Italian Sausage, Lemonade and Ices, Fried Candy Bars, and Kettle Corn to name a few!

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 11:00 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

Saturday & Sunday in Mariners' Wharf Park

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