101 North Carolina Festivals: June - Carolina Country

101 North Carolina Festivals: June

American Dance Festival Woman and Man

American Dance Festival. Photo by VisitNC.com.

American Dance Festival

Durham | americandancefestival.org

Heralded as “One of the nation’s most important institutions” by "The New York Times" and as “The world’s greatest dance festival” by the "New York Post," the American Dance Festival’s sustained record of creative achievement is indivisible from the history of modern dance. Since 1934, ADF has remained committed to serving the needs of dance, dancers, choreographers, and professionals in dance-rel... See More


Bogue Banks Kiteboarding Festival

Sponsored by Carteret-Craven Electric Cooperative
Bogue Banks | kiteboardfest.com

The Bogue Banks Kiteboarding Festival takes place along Bogue Banks on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina for beginners and experts alike.


Croaker Festival

Sponsored by Tideland EMC
Oriental | croakerfestival.com

Fishing is more than a job, it’s a way of life in Pamlico County. That’s why we are proud to announce the 2017 Croaker Festival theme will be “Celebrating Our Fishing Heritage!” This year we pay tribute to the Fishermen and Women who’ve dedicated their lives to working on the water. Whether they’re landing Trophy Red Drum on the fly or putting fresh and local NC Seafood on our plates, this year’s festival is all about our diverse fishing heritage!


Crystal Coast Music Festival

Sponsored by Carteret-Craven Electric Cooperative
Atlantic Beach | crystalcoastmusicfest.org

It’s hard to beat live music by the ocean. Don’t forget your sunscreen for this all-ages, family friendly event.


NC Blueberry Festival

Sponsored by Four County EMC
Burgaw | ncblueberryfestival.com

A great source of local pride, see Burgaw in its finest shade of Blue. The Blueberry Festival provides an opportunity to enjoy a full day of family entertainment while experiencing the southern hospitality of a small town. More than 30,000 people have been estimated to attend the annual one day even,t held on the third Saturday in June each year.


Rogallo Kite Festival

Kitty Hawk | kittyhawk.com

Kitty Hawk Kites and friends will be displaying amazing 30 – 100 ft kites on top of Jockey’s Ridge State Park. Join us and fly a kite of your own, take part in FREE stunt kite lessons, kite coloring for the kiddos, or just sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacular kites as the fly in the sky.


State Annual Singing Convention

Benson | gospelsingingconvention.org

What is now the oldest continuous gospel sing in the country began in a tobacco warehouse in 1921. In 2018, more than 50 gospel singing groups are expected.


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