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2023 North Carolina Peach Festival
Thursday Night Kick-off

Thursday, July 13 & Friday, July 14, 2023

We will be kicking off the N.C. Peach Festival on Thursday, July 13th from 4:00-9:00pm, with the Peachy Pit Stop Cruise-In! There will be food trucks and live entertainment with G. Money's Beach Music & Oldies from 4:00-5:45pm, and North Tower from 6:00-8:00pm. Cruise-In will be located at the Depot St. and Fitzgerald Park area. New this year the Peachy Pitch Cornhole Tournament - details to come...


Then, on Friday, July 14th, we will celebrate with a "Concert in the Park" with food, vendors, and musical entertainment from 4:00-9:00pm! Bring your lawn chair and spend the evening with us as we enjoy live entertainment with: G. Money's Beach Music & Oldies from 4:00-6:45pm. And then at: 

 7:00 pm ~ The Cat5 Band




2023 North Carolina  PEACH FESTIVAL

Saturday Festivities - July 15, 2023

  • 8:30am   Peach Cooking Contest, Town Hall.

  • 10:00am Parade on Main St. in Candor.

  • 11:00am - 2:00pm ~ the Sand Band

  • 11:00am Helicopter Rides, Railroad Street.

  • 11:45am  Introduction of 2023 Peach Queen.

  • 2:00 - 4:00pm ~ The Embers


Tee-shirts and other festival merchandise will be available for sale at the Candor Town Hall located conveniently near Fitzgerald Park at 214 S. Main St.


Enjoy your day with a variety of food & craft vendors, as well as tons of activities that are fun for the whole family!


Bring your lawn chair, so that you can sit down and enjoy some out-of-this-world homemade peach ice cream, plus some fantastic live entertainment!


What's Up This Year?

Here at the Peach Festival, our ultimate goal is to provide you & your family with the most awesomely fantastic, fun time! In that effort, we try to bring in new and exciting vendors and activities each year. This year is no different:

  • Thursday - Peachy Pit Stop Cruise-In, 4:00-9:00pm

  • Friday - Concert in the Park, 4:00-9:00pm

  • Helicopter Rides Are Back!, Happy Cars, Inflatables, Hand-Crafted Items, Water Wars, Homemade Peach Ice Cream, and more!

  • Saturday - 2023 N.C. Peach Festival! Parade begins at 10:00am. Festival immediately follows til 4:00pm!

Overview Map w/ Parking Area & other Points of Interest

Area Enlargement for parking details_edi
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