Although Edenton, NC, is a small town, its many marvelous qualities make it the ideal vacation destination! In addition to its rich, historical background and countless attractions, this town also hosts a variety of entertaining events all year long. With the return of warmer weather and the beginning of summer break, some of the best events occur in the springtime! Discover some of the greatest events in Edenton in the spring and mark your calendar!
5 Spring Events in Edenton, NC
1. NC Beer Month in Historic Edenton: April 1-30, 2016
North Carolina has some of the best breweries in the country! During the month of April, both locals and visitors alike are encouraged to check out the many bars and restaurants in Edenton, NC, that will be serving featured beers from breweries all over the state. These restaurants include 309 Bistro and Spirits, Edenton Bay Trading Company Courtyard, and Waterman’s Grill. Also, the “Taverns and Trolleys” tour will take place every Saturday in April; guests will step aboard this traditional trolley and enjoy sights of historic Edenton while the guide explains the role that beer played in the development of this area along the way.
2. Top Shelf Fishin’ Festival: April 2, 2016
This event is kicking off for the very first time this April and locals are getting excited! The community is stepping forward to take a group of disabled wounded warriors and disabled veterans for a fishing contest right here in Edenton. Hosted by the organization, Operation North State “Peace on Earth because of You,” this is an excellent opportunity to show your gratitude for our brave residents who have served our country. Take a look at their website to see how you can be a part of this event!
3. Easels in the Gardens: April 15-16, 2016
One of the most highly praised Edenton, NC, festivals, Easels in the Gardens includes food, music, art, and more! Held at the gorgeous Cupola House, this weekend-long event allows local artists to display their works in the spacious gardens and courtyards of this historic home. There will also be programs and workshops to attend, along with activities for children.
4. Edenton Music and Water Festival: June 3-4, 2016
Being so close to the coast, Edenton has a special connection with its surrounding waters! The Edenton Music and Water Festival is a classic activity for people of all ages. Embark on a sunset canoe trip from Queen Anne Park, enjoy delicious food, go on a free boat ride, and dance the night away during this annual summer bash!
5. Heritage Farm Fest: June 4, 2016
Travel back in time during this interactive activity! Learn how to make everything from shingles to moonshine, taste old-fashioned foods, attend a parade, and much more at the Heritage Farm Fest! Kids and adults alike will love learning about history while seeing animals, tractors, and other attractions.
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