blackberry_paradeLenoir, NC – The NC Blackberry Festival is Thursday through Sunday, July 6, 7, 8 & 9 in Downtown Lenoir, NC.

There will be blackberry eating contests, a Beer Garden, a Belle Pageant (registration closed now) a Colossal Cobbler Parade Brigade, a Front Porch Pickin’ and songwriter competition, blackberry recipe contest, a Jam & Jelly recipe contest, a 5K Fun Run and so much more!

Don’t miss out on buying your tickets to the Thursday night Evening of Everything Blackberry and Sunday’s Blackberry Jazz Brunch at 1841”.

Something for everyone!

Sponsored by the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce, and many more, go to for full information and to purchase tickets to those events which require a ticket. Or, call the Chamber of Commerce at 828-726-0616 for more information.

Photo: The World’s largest patchwork of blackberry cobbler at Colossal Cobbler Parade on  Saturday, July 8, 1pm. To register to be in the parade, call the Chamber of Commerce office.  Photo courtesy of the NC Blackberry Festival website.