Schedule

Festival Map

Festival Gate Hours
Friday: Noon – 10 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Building and Exhibit Hours
Friday: Noon - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Carnival Hours
Friday: Noon – 10 p.m.*
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.*
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

*May extend for one hour based on attendance

Fireworks
Friday: 9:15 p.m.
Saturday: 9:15 p.m.

Carnival Wristbands
Friday: Purchase from Noon to 9 p.m.,
Good all day for unlimited rides
Sunday: Purchase from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.,
Good all day for unlimited rides

Be a Part:
Antique Farm Equipment Registration

Become a Sponsor

Homegrown Marketplace presented by Lowes Foods Vendors

Official Lodging Partner of the
Got to Be NC Festival

Holiday Inn - Crabtree Valley
Holiday Inn - Crabtree Valley


 

Music

Carolina Bluegrass Battle
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Saturday: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Dorton Arena
free spectator admission 

Picking and plucking bluegrass style. Bands with both traditional and contemporary styles will compete for bragging rights, gigs and cash.
Stay tuned for the announcement of competing bands!

BRE

Black River Express
Youngsville, NC

 

CPC

The Carolina PineCones
Raleigh, NC

CCL

Cumberland County Line
Fayetteville, NC

CG

Cuttin Grass
Apex, NC

CL

Carolina Switchgrass
Littleton, NC

HR

Hazy Ridge Bluegrass Band
Clemmons, NC

OCSB

Oak City String Band
Raleigh, NC

SB CS

Shannon Baker & the Classic Stepbacks
Elm City, NC

Dorton Arena Lawn Music Stage presented by NC's Electric Cooperatives

Friday, May 18

3 p.m.

Mary Selvidge

Mary Selvidge

4:30 p.m.

Eric Scholz

Eric Scholz

Americana/Folk
Burlington, NC

6 p.m.

7:30 p.m.

SS

The Sunday Special

Funk
Raleigh, NC

Satuday, May 19

3 p.m.

4:30 p.m.

Blue Notes Dixieland

Blue Notes Dixieland Jazz Band

Dixieland Jazz
Cary/Wake Forest/

Raleigh, NC

6 p.m.
7:30 p.m.

JoeHero

Joe Hero

90's Rock Tribute
Raleigh, NC

 

Sunday, May 20

1:15 p.m.
2:45 p.m.

Big Bang Boom

Big Bang Boom

Kids' Rock
Greensboro, NC

4:15 p.m.
5:45 p.m.

Mint Julep Jazz Band

Mint Julep Jazz Band

Jazz/Swing/Big Band
Durham, NC