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NC Potato Festival Contests & Events/Activities:

Coloring
Contest 

Sponsor

Little Miss Tater Tot Pageant
Sponsor

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Amusement/Midway Sponsors 

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National Potato Peeling Contest

Sponsor

Cornhole Tournament

Sponsor

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Contests & Special Events/Activities Schedule

Friday, May 17th 

5:00 pm - Festival Opens

5:00 pm -- Kickoff Party

Sponsored by Ryan Homes

Open to General Public & Community

Green at Mariners' Wharf Park


 

5:00 pm - 11:00 pm - Beer & Wine Garden

Green at Mariners' Wharf Park

Sponsored by: City Beverage, Hoppin' Johnz New South Cuisine,

Seven Sounds Brewing Company,

Ghost Harbor Brewing Company, Avdet Brewing Company

 

 

5:00-7:30 pm -- Sponsor Kickoff Party -- VIP Area

Sponsored by Ryan Homes

Green at Mariners' Wharf Park

(by invitation only)

5:30 pm -- Opening Ceremony

Main Stage at Mariners' Wharf

 

6:00 pm -- 11:00 pm - Live Performances

Main Stage at Mariners' Wharf Park

Friday Night Main Stage Sponsored by ABNB Federal Credit Union 

 

Saturday, May 18th

10:00 am - Festival Opens

10:00 am - Little Miss Tater Tot Contest

Green at Mariners' Wharf Park

Sponsored by: Doug Williams/Rick Gilbert

Refrigeration, Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning

10:00 am - 4:00 pm 11th Annual Auto and Bike Show

East Main Street (400 - 600 Blocks)

Sponsored by: Hall MileOne Autogroup

10:00 am - National Potato Peeling Contest

Intersection of Main & Water Streets

Sponsored by:  Southern Bank & Piedmont Natural Gas

11:00 am - 11:00 pm --  Main Stage at Mariners' Wharf Park

Live Entertainment

 

11:00 am - 3:00 pm* -- Free French Fries

Intersection of Fearing & Water Streets

Sponsored by: TowneBank

*while they last

 

11:30 am - 12:00 pm-- Sentara Nightingale Flyover

(Air Ambulance)

11:30 am -- Coloring Contest Announcement and Awards 

Main Stage at Mariners' Wharf Park

 

 

12:00 noon -- United States

Coast Guard Flyover

12:00 noon -- 11:00 pm 

Beer & Wine Garden 

Mariners' Wharf Park

Sponsored by: City Beverage, Hoppin' Johnz New South Cuisine,

Seven Sounds Brewing Company,

Ghost Harbor Brewing Company, Avdet Brewing Company

 

 

 

 

 

 

12:00 noon - Cornhole Tournament Practice 

1:00 pm - Cornhole Tournament Begins

Green at Mariners' Wharf Park 

All registered players report at 12:45

Sponsored by: The Mills Downtown Bistro and

Heritage Care Assisted Living 

 

 

 

 

6:00 pm - 11:00 pm -- Festival Street Dance

Main Stage at Mariners' Wharf Park

Sunday, May 19th 

10:00 am - Festival Opens

10:00 am - 11:00 am • Main Stage at Mariners' Wharf Stage

Church on the Green • Fountain of Life

11:00 am - 6:00 pm • Main Stage at Mariners' Wharf Stage

Live Entertainment

12:00 noon -- 6:00 pm  - Beer/wine Garden 

Mariners' Wharf Park 

Sponsored by: City Beverage, Hoppin' Johnz New South Cuisine,

Seven Sounds Brewing Company,

Ghost Harbor Brewing Company, Avdet Brewing Company

 

 

 

 

 

12:00 noon -- United States Coast Guard

Search & Rescue Demonstration 

Pasquotank River  

12:00 pm - Cornhole Tournament Practice

1:00 pm - Cornhole Tournament Begins

Green at Mariners' Wharf Park 

All registered players report at 12:45 pm 

Sponsored by: The Mills Downtown Bistro and

Heritage Care Assisted Living 

 

6:00 pm - Festival Closes

 

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