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2022 North Carolina Peach Festival
Thursday Night Kick-off

Thursday, July 14 & Friday, July 15, 2022

To celebrate after being postponed for two long years, we will be kicking off the N.C. Peach Festival on Thursday, July 14th from 4:00-9:00pm, with the first ever Peachy Pit Stop Cruise-In! There will be food trucks and live entertainment with G. Money's Beach Music & Oldies from 4:00-7:15pm, and by North Tower from 7:30-9:00pm. Cruise-In will be located at the Depot St. and Fitzgerald Park area.


Then, on Friday, July 15th, 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 4:00-7:15pm. And then at: 

 7:30 pm ~ the Band of Oz



A special partnership with STARworks Glass Studio located in the neighboring town of Star - the N.C. Peach Festival is proud to present these gorgeous, locally-made, hand-blown, glass peaches. Stop by the "Official" N.C. Peach Festival tent to get an  up-close look at these festival treasures. No two are alike, however, ALL ARE BEAUTIFUL! They are only $45 and will brighten any spot in your home as a special memento of the Peach Festival. Make your way to the festival tent early, so you don't miss out on this opportunity!

2022 North Carolina  PEACH FESTIVAL

Saturday Festivities - July 16, 2022

  • 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 2022 Peach Queen.

  • 2:00 - 4:00pm ~ The Entertainers


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 - 2022 N.C. Peach Festival! Parade begins at 10:00am. Festival immediately follows til 4:00pm!

Overview Map w/ Parking Area & other Points of Interest

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