The North Carolina Blackberry Festival is a celebration of blackberries, cobbler, and fun! Held in Lenoir, North Carolina, the festival offers tons of family-friendly events. There's free music, kid's activities, and a blackberry-eating contest. We have the Little Miss Blackberry Pageant and delicious blackberry cobbler for sale, while it lasts! You can find all sorts of tasty festival food and shop from hundreds of vendors. We even have a Blackberry Cobbler Parade! So, come get your fill of fun and blackberries during the North Carolina Black Berry Festival! Hosted by the Downtown Lenoir Development Alliance in partnership with Downtown Lenoir, the festival is in its twentieth year. 

The 2-day festival brings in upwards of 25,000 people from all over the state and is one of North Carolinas premiere streets festivals.


Little Miss Blackberry Contest

Beautiful crowns, medallions awarded for all titles, and beautiful trophies are awarded to majestic winners. No one goes home empty-handed!!!

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Save Date July 14-15th | Lenoir, NC   

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