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Celebrating Our Presenting Sponsors: Mt. Olive Pickle Company, Town of Mt. Olive and the University of Mt. Olive

By NC Pickle | January 22, 2019

With only a few months until the 33rd Annual North Carolina Pickle Festival, we wanted to take a moment to acknowledge some of our presenting sponsors. These organizations play a huge hand in the success of the N.C. Pickle Festival year in and year out. It truly would not be possible to pull off this…

North Carolina Pickle Festival has a new look

By NC Pickle | October 19, 2018

The North Carolina Pickle Festival has a new logo, thanks to funding through the Wayne County Tourism Development Authority. The logo, designed by B.G. Digital Group of Morehead City, will provide a consistent look for the festival in its correspondences, printed materials and online presence. “Over time we’ve had a lot of different looks, particularly…

N.C. Pickle Festival sets earlier date for 2019

By NC Pickle | August 27, 2018

MOUNT OLIVE – The N.C. Pickle Festival will be held a little earlier than normal in 2019. Two weeks earlier, to be exact. The date for the 2019 N.C. Pickle Festival will be Friday and Saturday, April 12-13. Organizers opted to move the festival to avoid a conflict with Seymour Johnson Air Force Base’s 2019…

And the winner is…

By NC Pickle | May 1, 2018

One of our favorite moments at the 2018 N.C. Pickle Festival was the Ollie’s Anthem Competition. We had two entrants, Ricky Beasley of Mount Olive and Josh McGowan, sung by Chris Wood, of Fountain Town. They each performed their version of the lyrics to Ollie’s Anthem to a great hometown crowd. The winner, determined by…

Southeast Tourism Society Selects North Carolina Pickle Festival as an ‘STS Top 20 Event’

By NC Pickle | April 12, 2018

Southeast Tourism Society has named the North Carolina Pickle Festival as one of the STS Top 20 Events in the Southeast for April 2018. This is the first time that the North Carolina Pickle Festival has received this recognition. This year’s 32nd annual North Carolina Pickle Festival will be held on Saturday, April 28 in…

5 Reasons to Attend the 2018 NC Pickle Festival

By NC Pickle | April 2, 2018

The NC Pickle Festival is an event thousands look forward to year after year! The event has so much to offer, which is what draws in such large, diverse crowds. There is something for everyone at the festival for people of all ages. Still not sold as to why you should pack the car and…