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2018 Chili Cookoff!

By NC Pickle | December 1, 2017

As the cool weather sets in here in North Carolina, it’s the perfect time to start practicing and perfecting your chili recipes for the 2018 Chili Cookoff! The Chili Cookoff is a huge hit each year and provides a little extra spice for the NC Pickle Festival. Last year’s Chili Cookoff winner, Mike Singleton from…

Where are the Pickles?

By NC Pickle | April 24, 2017

And other pertinent pointers pertaining to pickles at the North Carolina Pickle Festival It may sound like a silly question, but honest to goodness we encounter festival goers after the fact who just couldn’t find the free Mt. Olive Pickles. Now that just breaks our hearts. So this year, we’ve made it easy for everyone…

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…