Festival Schedule

Friday, June 14th, 2019

  • 6am – Whole Hog BBQ Cook-Off
  • 9am – Blueberry Recipe Contest at the Burgaw Community Building
  • 11am – Blueberry Sales from Local Farms at the Family Dollar across from the Burgaw Train Depot
  • 11am – Barbecue Sandwich Sales at Family Dollar across from Depot
  • 11am-10pm – Festival Souvenirs Sales at Depot from 11-2pm and at Courthouse Square from 3-10pm
  • 7pm – Whole Hog BBQ Cook-Off Awards at Train Depot Stage
  • 5-10pm – Entertainment on Main Stage at Courthouse Square
    • Beer & Wine Garden, Barbecue Sandwiches
    • 5-6pm – Jones Sisters Band
    • 7-10pm – Entertainers

Saturday, June 15th, 2019

  • 7am – 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk 
  • 8am – Tour de Blueberry Bike Ride 
  • 9am – Festival Opens
  • 9am-5pm – Kids Activities around the Burgaw Train Depot
    • Cinderella (10am-12pm), Princess Frog (1-3pm), Pirates (10am-3pm)
    • No Sleeves Magic Show (11am, 2pm & 4pm) at Train Depot Stage
  • 9:30-11:45am – Entertainment on Main Stage at Courthouse Square
    • 9:30-10:30am – Band of Brothers
    • 10:30-11:45am – Jones Sisters Band
  • 10:30-3:30pm – King BMX Stunt Show (10:30am, 1pm & 3pm) at Pender County Judicial Annex, 100 S Dickerson St
  • 11am-6pm – Craft Beer Area on Burgaw Train Depot dock
  • 12-1pm – Opening Ceremony on Main Stage at Courthouse Square
    • National Anthem & Presentation of Colors, Sponsor Recognition, Scholarship Awards Recognition, Recipe Contest Awards Recognition
  • 1-10pm – Entertainment on Main Stage at Courthouse Square
    • Beer & Wine Garden (opens at 5pm), Barbecue Sandwiches
    • 1-3pm – Steve Owens & Summertime
    • 4-6pm – Gary Lowder & Smokin Hot
    • 7-10pm – Band of Oz

Downtown parking at the festival is limited on Saturday. Shuttles are available on Saturday from 9am to 9pm. Parking for shuttles is located at both Pender Landing Shopping Center, 602 US Hwy 117, and at the Pender County Extension Offices, 801 S Walker Street. Handicap parking is available on the block of 200 E Fremont Street.

Restrooms, ATMs, & First Aid are available.

No Coolers, Tents, Outside Alcohol, or Loud Speakers are allowed. No Pets!

*Mark your calendars to join us on December 31st for Burgaw’s 2nd Annual New Year’s Eve Blueberry Drop!