Schedule Of Events

30th Annual N.C. Pickle Festival Schedule of Events

Festival Main Day: Saturday, April 23, 2016

 

Check back frequently, as we will update the schedule as we confirm attractions.

 

In the meantime, browse the schedule from the 2015 edition of the N.C. Pickle Festival:

Schedule of Events, 2015 Festival

N.C. Pickle Princess Pageant. Info: www.northcarolinapickleprincess.com   Mount Olive Historic Assembly Hall
Ribeyes Pickle Party on the Patio Wine Tasting, 6-8:30. Tickets, $20 per person, $50 per couple. Attendees receive a bottle of N.C. Pickle Festival wine and wine glasses. Tickets, 919-658-3113.   Ribeyes Steakhouse, 211 N. Center Street
Mount Olive Chamber of Commerce: NCPF t-shirts, hats, afghans, posters, postcards   Center Street
Carnival Midway: Pay One Price Rides ($10)   Corner of West Main and Chestnut
Gates Open for Spare Change Concert, presented by 107.9 and the Beasley Broadcast Group                 Mount Olive Airport, 227 Mount Olive Airport Rd.
Spare Change Concert. Tickets, $16 at the gate, $5 children 6- 12.  (Sales Tax included)   Mount Olive Airport, 227 Mount Olive Airport Rd.
FREE PICKLES – Mt. Olive Pickle Plaza   Mt. Olive Pickle Booth / Center Street
Carnival Rides   Corner of West Main and Chestnut
Pickle Festival Headquarters: NCPF t-shirts, hats, posters, postcards   Center Street
Water Wars Messenger Action Alley   Behind the Chamber
Live Entertainment – Katie Country 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 – Children’s Area New Location!   Corner of Center and East Main
Friends of the Library Book Sale – Behind Steele Library New Location!   Author Alley, behind new Steele Memorial Library
Pickle Packing Production Challenge – Mt. Olive Pickle Plaza   Center Street
N.C. Pickle Festival History Display, David John Aaron Long Historical Museum   East Main Street
The Almost Amazing Rex the Clown   South Center Street
Camel Rides, Messenger Action Alley   Behind the Chamber
N.C. Pickle Princesses – Mount Olive Tribune Dancers Stage   North Center Street
Tri-County EMC Children’s Area New Location!   Corner of Center and East Main
 The Got to Be NC’s Big Cart   West James Street
 Cowboy Trick Roping by Mark Madden   Corner of West Main and Chestnut
Cuke Patch 5K Race Presented by MO Parks & Recreation   Kornegay Arena Parking Lot, Mount Olive College
Tour de Pickle Bike Ride   Mt. Olive Pickle Distribution Center
SHUTTLE to downtown    Kornegay Arena Parking Lot, Mount Olive College
CMT Artist Bryan Mayer Katie Country Main Stage   Center Street
 Circus Stella! Three shows throughout the day.   Corner of South Center and Pollock
Naturalization Ceremony Mount Olive Tribune Dancers Stage   North Center Street
American Legion Post 11 Motorcycles until 4 p.m.   South Center Street
Wayne County Cruisers Car Show until 4 p.m.   North Center Street
Fayetteville Region Model A Ford Club Car Exhibit   West James Street
Antique Farm Equipment Display, presented by the Eastern Carolina Vintage Farm Equipment Club   West James Street
Hwy 55’s 55 Challenge Argus Pickle Idol Zone   Corner of North Center and East James
Mascot Race Argus Pickle Idol Zone   Corner of North Center and East James
American Idol Top 10 Majesty Rose + Band Mount Olive Tribune Dancers Stage   Corner of North Center and West College
Argus Pickle Idol karaoke Argus Pickle Idol Zone   Corner of North Center and East James
Cowboy Trick Roping by Mark Madden  (near Carnival Rides)   Corner of West Main and Chestnut
Hospitality Suite for Festival Sponsors   Kommunicate Plus, Center Street
NCPF Student Pickle Art & Seniors Art Shows   Mount Olive Historic Depot
Tickled Pickle Poetry Contest display   Mount Olive Historic Depot
Costumed Characters available together for photographs           Corner of South Center and East Main
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