101 North Carolina Festivals: February - Carolina Country

101 North Carolina Festivals: February

Carolina Chocolate Festival

Carolina Chocolate Festival. Photo by carolinachocolatefestival.com

Carolina Chocolate Festival

Sponsored by Carteret-Cravel Electric Cooperative
Swansboro | carolinachocolatefestival.com

This festival was the brainchild of the late John Green, who had the vision of partnering local non-profit agencies together, hand-in-hand, to organize an event where they all could reap the benefits and enjoy CHOCOLATE!


Carolina Jazz Festival

Chapel Hill | music.unc.edu

This festival promotes a broad range of programming spanning performance, education, and scholarship. Our 2017 Carolina Jazz Festival will be the 40th festival led by current Director of Jazz Studies Jim Ketch. Headlining the 2017 festival is Marcus Roberts and the Modern Jazz Generation.


North Carolina Jazz Festival

Wilmington | ncjazzfestival.com

This festival was started in 1980 by Dr. Harry VanVelsor, a consummate jazz lover. Harry’s devotion to Dixieland and Traditional style jazz greatly influenced the structure of this new event in Wilmington.


Wilmington Wine & Chocolate Festival

Wilmington | wilmingtonwineandchocolatefestival.com

Experience the Old World while cultivating and satisfying cravings! Transformed into a European-styled Street Market scene complete with a lighted Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, The Leaning Tower of Pisa and more, the center will be jazzed-up with activity this year as The Wilmington Wine & Chocolate brings sugar & spice and all things nice to this indoor festival!


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