Schedule Of Events

28th Annual N.C. Pickle Festival Schedule of Events

Festival Main Day: Saturday, April 26, 2014

Download the official N.C. Pickle Festival Map and Schedule of Events!

updated 4/22/14    

NOTE: attractions and locations subject to change without notice.

March 29 6 p.m. N.C. Pickle Princess Pageant. Info: www.northcarolinapickleprincess.com   Mount Olive Historic Assembly Hall
April 24 5:30-9:00 p.m.  Ribeyes Pickle Party on the Patio Wine Tasting   Ribeyes Steakhouse, 211 N. Center Street
April 25 All Day Mount Olive Chamber of Commerce: NCPF t-shirts, hats, afghans, posters, postcards   Center Street
  5-9 p.m. Carnival Midway: Pay One Price Rides ($10)   Corner of West Main & Chestnut Streets
  7 p.m. Gates Open for 40 East Concert                    Mount Olive Airport, 227 Mount Olive Airport Rd.
  8-11:30 p.m. 40 East Concert. Tickets, $15 at the gate, $5 children 6- 12.    Mount Olive Airport, 227 Mount Olive Airport Rd.
April 26  All Day FREE PICKLES – Mt. Olive Pickle Plaza   Mt. Olive Pickle Booth / Center Street
    Carnival Rides   Corner of Main & Chestnut Streets
    Pickle Festival Headquarters: NCPF t-shirts, hats, posters, postcards   Center Street
    Water Wars Messenger Action Alley   Behind the Chamber
    Live Entertainment - WFMC Main Stage   Center Street
    Mechanical Bull Rides Messenger Action Alley   Behind the Chamber
    Rock Wall Messenger Action Alley   Behind the Chamber
    Ronald McDonald, Ollie Q. Cumber, MOC Trojan, Andy Man, JP Butterball, Mr. Piggly Wiggly    
    Pickle Derby - Tri-County EMC Children’s Area New Location!    West James Street
    Friends of the Library Book Sale – Steele Library   Chestnut Street
    Pickle Packing Production Challenge – Mt. Olive Pickle Plaza   Center Street
    David John Aaron Long Historical Museum   East Main Street
    The Almost Amazing Rex the Clown   South Center Street
    Camel Rides, Pony Rides Messenger Action Alley   Behind the Chamber
      Center Street
    N.C. Pickle Princesses – Mount Olive Tribune Dancers Stage   North Center Street
    Tri-County EMC Children’s Area New Location!   West James Street
 April 26 8 a.m. Cuke Patch 5K Race Presented by MO Parks & Recreation   Kornegay Arena Parking Lot, Mount Olive College
  9:30 a.m. Tour de Pickle Bike Ride   Mt. Olive Pickle Distribution Center
  9:30-5:30 FREE SHUTTLE to downtown    Kornegay Arena Parking Lot, Mount Olive College
  10:35, 12:35, 2:35  Circus Stella! Three shows throughout the day.   Corner of South Center & Pollock Street
  9:00 Naturalization Ceremony Mount Olive Tribune Dancers Stage   North Center Street
  9 a.m. HOG/GWRRA Motorcycles until 4 p.m.   Center Street
  9 a.m. Wayne County Cruisers Car Show until 4 p.m.   Center Street
  Noon Hwy 55′s 55 Challenge Argus Pickle Idol Zone   Corner of Center & James Streets
  3 p.m. Buddy’s Cake Dive Argus Pickle Idol Zone   Corner of Center & James Streets
  10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Argus Pickle Idol karaoke Argus Pickle Idol Zone   Corner of Center & James Streets
  3:00-3:45 Feats of Strength  (near Carnival Rides)   Corner of West Main & Chestnut Streets
  10-4 p.m.  Hospitality Suite for Festival Sponsors   Kommunicate Plus, Center Street
  10-5 p.m. NCPF Student Pickle Art & Seniors Art Shows   Mount Olive Historic Depot
  10-5 p.m. Tickled Pickle Poetry Contest display   Mount Olive Historic Depot
  12-1 p.m. Costumed Characters available together for photographs          
April 27 6 p.m. N.C. Pickle Festival Praise & Worship Service featuring University of Mount Olive’s Free Spirit. Presented by Mount Olive Ministerial Association   Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church