We have yet another iconic Pitt-County festival to add to your spring calendar! The 2024 Farmville Dogwood Festival is not one to miss and has been bringing the Farmville Town Commons to life for the past 35 years. 

Head to Downtown Farmvile for classic southern charm from April 25 to 28th, and find the town’s manicured lawns bursting with colors from the stately oaks, azaleas, and dogwoods in full bloom. This multi-day festival is not only known for the gorgeous spring blooms, but also the expansive schedule of events, including live music, fair rides, local entertainment, and much more- every day of this festival brings something new! 

This year's festival will be a real crowd-pleaser, with a jam-packed schedule of events with activities for all ages. There will be live music, a wide variety of food vendors serving up everything from funnel cakes to BBQ, and rides that will thrill even the bravest adrenaline junkies. Thursday and Sunday are one-price ride nights, featuring a $25 wristband that gets you unlimited rides all night, there’s a $5 discount if you purchase in advance at the Town office. 

On Friday night, enjoy a Movie Under the Stars, showing The Little Mermaid, inside Horne Avenue Athletic Field. On Saturday, head over to Dogwood Bash at 5:30pm, featuring headliners Lauren Alaina and Austin Snell, and an opening act by the Jake Sutton Band. The concert is located at West Horne Avenue, adjacent to the Athletic Field. You can buy tickets here.

But the real highlight of the festival is the stunning dogwood trees that will be in full bloom. Visitors can take a break from the festival sights and enjoy a walk through Downtown Farmville to take in the beauty of the dogwood trees and visit local shops and restaurants. This fantastic festival is a keystone event in Pitt County culture. It’s no wonder that TravelAwaits recently highlighted the Farmville Dogwood Festival as #5 in their list of 7 Best Dogwood Festivals in the U.S.!

Photos Courtesy of Farmville Dogwood Festival