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NC Potato Festival Contests & Events/Activities:

Coloring
Contest 

Sponsor

Little Miss Tater Tot Pageant
Sponsor

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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

Open to General Public & Community

Green at Mariners' Wharf Park

5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Beer & Wine Garden

Green at Mariners' Wharf Park

5:00 pm -- Kickoff Party -- VIP Area

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

Saturday, May 18th

10:00 am - Festival Opens

10:00 am -- Sentara Nightingale Flyover

(Air Ambulance)

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

Live Entertainment

10:00 am - Little Miss Tater Tot Contest

Green at Mariners' Wharf Park

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

East Main Street (400 - 600 Blocks)

10:00 am - National Potato Peeling Contest

Intersection of Main & Water Streets

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

Intersection of Fearing & Water Streets

*while they last

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

 

12:00 noon - Cornhole Tournament Practice 

1:00 pm - Cornhole Tournament Begins

Green at Mariners' Wharf Park 

All registered players report at 12:45

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 

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 

6:00 pm - Festival Closes

 

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