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10 Unique Festivals In North Carolina That Everyone Should Experience Once

North Carolina has a lot of reasons to celebrate. From pickles, to white squirrels, to the coming snow season, to a shared love of dance, there seems to be a festival for each type of person, and really, every season. While some are not for everyone, some you must experience at least once. Here are ten.

What is your favorite festival in North Carolina? Have you been to any of these ten? Tell us in the comments.

Emory Rakestraw
Emory was born and raised in North Carolina. She enjoys writing, photography, filmmaking, travel, wine and cheese. You can find more of her work on