Festival Schedule

2017 NC BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL CELEBRATING 14 YEARS!

Friday, June 16th, 2017

  • 9 am – Recipe Contest @ The Burgaw Community Building, Judging begins at 1130 am
  • 11 am –Wholehog BBQ Cookoff Particpants Arrive & Setup
  • 11 am – Blueberry Sales
  • 11 am –3pm BBQ Sales & Blueberry Sales located at Family Dollar, along with Blueberry Sales located on the Courthouse Square
  • 7 pm – 10pm Festival Kickoff featuring The Fantastic Shakers at the main stage,
    • Gates open at 5 PM
    • Beer, Blueberries, BBQ & Pauls Place Hotdogs will be available

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Saturday, June 17th, 2017

  • 7 am – Annual 5K Run w/a 1 Mile Walk, Check In & Sign up at 615 am
  • 8 am – Tour de Blueberry Ride Check-In Hosted by The Cape Fear Cyclists
  • 830 am – Tour de Blueberry Ride Begins
  • 9 am – Festival & Vendors Open, Car & Truck Show, Model Train Show Located inside the Historic Burgaw Depot
  • 9 am – Welcome
  • 9 am- The Coastal Worship Band
  • 1030am – Ronald McDonald
  • 1100 am- 82nd Airborne Chorus
  • 12- 1 pm Opening Ceremony ~Sponsor Recognition, Scholarship Awards Recognition, BBQ Cook off Awards, Recipe Contest Awards, & Introductions of the 2017 Festival Queens
  • 1-3 pm – Band of Oz
  • 230 pm- Shag Contest Registration/Check In at the Main Stage, Early Registration at Information Tent
  • 3-4 pm Shag Contest
  • 4:30-6 pm – Bryan Mayer, Singer/Songwriter from NC and a new voice to country music!
  • 7-10 pm – Ken Knox & Company
  • 10 pm – Festival Closes