2022 NC BLACKBERRY FESTIVAL EVENT SCHEDULE

 

5:00 PM

THE NC BLACKBERRY FESTIVAL OPENS TO THE PUBLIC

Enjoy the Best Part of Summer at this Years Premier Festival in Caldwell County

Visit with over 150 Vendors and Crafters, Support Local Businesses in Downtown Lenoir, 

Dine-in one of our fantastic establishments or get some fantastic festival food.

 

 

5:00 PM

MAIN STAGE ENTERTAINMENT

It’s about to get fun in Downtown Lenoir, Join us for our own Version of Blackberry Idol.

Presented by McCreary Modern & Curtis Media Group

7:00 PM

OPENING NIGHT HEADLINER BAND

Presented by McCreary Modern & Curtis Media Group

Join us for a fantastic, fun, exciting rock & roll night! 

 

Main Stage Music continues until 10:00 PM

Festival Vendors will be open until 9:00 PM

8:00 PM

 HEAL & SOUL FUN RUN 

Main St and West Ave Intersection, Downtown Lenoir, NC US 28645

Presented by The Shelter Home of Caldwell County

 

Main Stage Music continues until 10:00 PM

Festival Vendors will be open until 9:00 PM

 

 

8:30 PM

HEAL & SOUL 5K RUN

Main St and West Ave Intersection, Downtown Lenoir, NC US 28645

Presented by The Shelter Home of Caldwell County

Come Back on Saturday for the BEST of the Blackberry Festival

7:00 AM 

Caldwell County Farmer's Market Opens 

902 Harper Avenue Lenoir NC

8:00 AM

Join us for a fun engaging summertime festival workout! 

Kick-off your festival morning with POUND - Rock Out Work Out

 

"POUND - Rock Out Work Out" on Saturday Morning at 8:00 AM at the Square in Downtown Lenoir...The Class will go for 45 Minutes. 

8:00 AM 

REGISTRATION OPENS 

FOR THE NORTH CAROLINA BLACKBERRY FESTIVAL PAGEANT

 

Registration will be at the Main Stage at  Main St and West Ave, Downtown Lenoir, NC US 28645

9:00 AM 

DAY #2 NORTH CAROLINA BLACKBERRY FESTIVAL OPENS

Open

 

Save the Date and Take Part in this FANTASTIC EVENT.  There are so many GREAT Family Friendly Options for you to enjoy!

 

Fresh Blackberries for sale from NCFarmers Including Linerberger Farms

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Support Caldwell Friends and Pick Up Fresh Home Made Cobbler 

 Get them while supplies last!

Cobbler

9:00 AM 

 

Presented by UNC Health Caldwell 

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9:00 AM 

The Blood Connection - Blood Drive

11:30 AM

THE FANTASTIC BLACKBERRY EATING CONTEST 

Presented by ServPro of Alexander, Caldwell, Burke and Catawba Counties

 

Join us for these 3 blackberry eating contests! 

3 - 9 years old ONLY 8 seats available    10 - 16 years old ONLY 8 seats available  |  17 years and older 

Sign up for the blackberry eating contest at the information booth on the day of the festival.

 

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Eating Contest

12:00 PM 

OFFICIAL FESTIVAL CEREMONIES BEGIN

Festival Prayer

National Anthem - Presentation of Colors

Decloration from City of Lenoir Mayor, Joseph Gibbons

Alward Family - The National Anthem will be sung by the Alward children

National Anthem - Presentation of Colors

12:15 PM 

THE COLLOSAL COBBLER BRIGADE

Bringing out of the 2022 Blackberry Cobbler Patchwork

Come out and watch this spectacular event as we bring our the Community Cobbler

Parade

Have your kids or your group march with the Cobber! Fun for All 

Let’s Celebrate Community Together!

Hand-out

Get a FREE tasting of the cobbler near the Town Square following the Brigade

12:30 PM - 5:00 PM

 MAIN STAGE ENTERTAINMENT CONTINUES

Presented by McCreary Modern & Curtis Media Group

Logos

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

5:00 PM

 THE FESTIVAL CLOSES FOR 2022

WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE YOU NEXT YEAR FOR A BIGGER AND BETTER NC BLACKBERRY FESTIVAL AND OUR 20th YEAR CELEBRATION

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CHECK BACK HERE OFTEN AS OUR SCHEDULE IS BEING UPDATED REGULARLY 

BETWEEN NOW AND THE FESTIVAL OPENING!

North Carolina Blackberry Festival Map