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Courtesy of the Daily Advance


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2017 North Carolina Potato Fesival Dates are

May 19, 20 and 21, 2017
Friday - 5 pm to 11 pm
Saturday - 10am to 11pm
Sunday - 11am to 6pm

The NC Potato Festival is a fun-filled, family festival that celebrates one of Northeast North Carolina's largest crops - Potatoes!

Northeast North Carolina's largest festival will return again on Friday, May 19, 2017 -  bigger and better than ever.  Bring the whole family and Come and Stay All THREE DAYS!

Food, arts and crafts, contests, live entertainment plus - a Midway full of games and large amusement rides can all be found in Downtown Elizabeth City.

Make a weekend of it and come and join us for the Kick Off Party on Friday night, May 19, 2017 on the corner of Main and Water Streets.  Take a spin on a ride on our Midway, get something great to eat, and dance the night away at the 2017 North Carolina Potato Festival.

We're sure you'll want to return on Saturday and Sunday so you can be enjoy the Street Fair lining our downtown streets, the National Potato Peeling Contest, Auto and Motorcycle Show, and other events planned for this years festival.

Fun Run/Walk at 8:00. Don't leave too early or you might miss the USCG Search and Rescue demonstration over the Pasquotank River Saturday afternoon.



For the safety of your pet NO ANIMALS are allowed within the Festival area.