October 5, 2012 ~ FRIDAY
VENDORS OPEN and Main Stage
Rides Open at 2pm
October 6, 2012~ SATURDAY
Vendors & Rides
All Stages & Children’s Area
FIREWORKS at 9pm over the water!
2. Where can I park?
FREE parking is offered at the NC State Port with a free shuttle Saturday & Sunday only to and from the Festival grounds. The shuttles leaves from the state port and carries festival-goers to 3rd Street. The shuttle runs from 9am – 10pm on Saturday and 11am – 6pm on Sunday. Other lots around the footwall area are operated by community groups with most charging a daily fee to park. We urge you NOT to park on side streets or alleys surrounding the festival. Vehichles parked illegally will be towed at owners expense.
3. Do you offer handicap parking? Handicap parking spaces are available on N. 7th Street, east side. There is a traffic signal and assisted pedestrian crossing to accomodate our attendees with special needs. Additional handicapped accessible parking is available at the North Carolina Port on Saturday and Sunday with a handicapped accessible shuttle to bring visitors to the festival.
4. What if I need extra cash?
There are FDIC ATM machines located within the festival by BB&T.
5. Are pets allowed at the Festival?
Over the last twenty-five years, the number of people visiting the Festival has steadily grown. Over the past several years, the Festival has noticed a dramatic increase in the number of pets. In order to ensure the safety of our patrons and of the pets, please leave pets at home.
6. Where can I stay during festival weekend?
Please refer to our accommodations page for recommended properties for our guests.