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Our Dill-lightful Entertainment Lineup

By NC Pickle | April 12, 2017

Don’t forget your dancing shoes as you head to downtown Mount Olive Saturday, April 29th. The Pickle Festival will have 3 different entertainment stages with lineups that will keep everyone pleased. From musical acts to dancing groups and even a praise stage, there is truly something that will pique anyone’s interests. Here’s what you can…

NC Pickle Festival Kicks Off with Friday Night Concert and More!

By NC Pickle | March 24, 2017

The 2017 North Carolina Pickle Festival is back and it’s kicking off on Friday night with three new events you won’t want to miss. Bring the family or grab your friends and head downtown for a live concert by Dakota Blue, the Cuke Patch 5K Glow Run and Pay One Price Carnival Rides.  Dakota Blue,…

Friendly Competition at the North Carolina Pickle Festival

By NC Pickle | March 16, 2017

Among the tens of thousands of visitors to Mount Olive on Saturday, April 29th for the N.C. Pickle Festival, there is some room for friendly competition. Some talented festivalgoers might be enjoying their tasty pickles with a side of sweet victory after participating in the competitive events being offered this year at the festival. Tour…

First South Bank Brings Back the Homestyle Chili Cookoff

By NC Pickle | February 6, 2017

Dust off your aprons and get your signature seasonings because the NC Pickle Festival is once again bringing back the Homestyle Chili Cookoff, presented by First South Bank and Goldsboro News-Argus. Last year, six teams competed in the inaugural Homestyle Chili Cookoff and after tasting such sweet success, we’ve decided to bring it back for…

Local Students Create Dill-lightful Pieces of Art

By NC Pickle | May 12, 2016

Each year at the North Carolina Pickle Festival, the Mt. Olive Pickle Company sponsors a Student Art Show. This art show encourages students from the area to submit their work and throughout its time, has resulted in some fantastic pieces that highlight the talent in our community. Mt. Olive has bought and gathered its favorite…

First South Bank Sponsors Inaugural Chili Cook-Off

By NC Pickle | May 5, 2016

For the first time in its 30-year history, the North Carolina Pickle Festival hosted a Homestyle Chili Cook-Off, sponsored by First South Bank. Whether you prefer spicy or smoky, turkey or beef, this competition was open to everyone and delivered a variety of dillicious takes on chili. During our 2016 NC Pickle Festival, cash prizes…

Visiting the Town of Mount Olive

By NC Pickle | March 22, 2016

Growing your town’s population from 4,500 to up to 40,000 in one day is no small undertaking. On Saturday, April 23rd the Town of Mount Olive, North Carolina will once again play host to the North Carolina Pickle Festival, an event that draws tens of thousands to its downtown. We are proud of all three…

Meet Our Friends at the University of Mount Olive

By NC Pickle | March 22, 2016

The North Carolina Pickle Festival has many friends, but among the largest is the University of Mount Olive. As one of our presenting sponsors, along with Mt. Olive Pickle Company and the Town of Mount Olive, the university is an integral partner. In addition to its financial support, UMO provides its facilities and its physical…

Meet the Mt. Olive Pickle Company

By NC Pickle | March 18, 2016

At the Corner of Cucumber & Vine in Mount Olive, North Carolina, Mt. Olive Pickle Company takes pride not only in its products, but also in its community. Founded by local businessmen in 1926, Mt. Olive is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year! The company plays an important role in the history and heritage of…