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Grifton Shad Festival

  • ADDRESS Grifton, NC,

The Grifton Shad Festival is the oldest festival in Pitt County, and one of the longest running and time-honored festivals in all of North Carolina. Enjoy five days of Down East Hospitality, along with a parade, fishing competitions, the Shad Festival Queen competition, live music and dancing, food, carnival rides, games, fishing competitions, arts & crafts, and much more in the Shad Capital of North Carolina!