Thank You and Our Sponsors for a Fantastic 2014 Historic Morganton Festival! See you next year!!

2014 Historic Morganton Festival Featured Casey James & Dustin Lynch – Sept. 5th & 6th

2014 Historic Morganton Festival T-shirt Design

2014 Historic Morganton Festival T-shirt Design

Join Morganton in celebrating 33 years of the Historic Morganton Festival sponsored by Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge! The free festival features two national country acts, four stages, fun, games, and food for all ages, plus over a mile and a half of arts & craft vendors from all over the country!

This is your invitation to “come and play in the streets” of downtown Morganton during the 33rd Annual Historic Morganton Festival presented by Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge on September 5 & 6! Famous for its mile and a half of arts and crafts, the Historic Morganton Festival always offers free outdoor concerts, featuring a different national Country Music Star for the finale each night.

  • Festival Hours are from 3 to 11pm on Friday (food vendors open at noon) and from 9am to 10pm on Saturday.
  • Applications are now online for those interested in participating in the 2014 Historic Morganton Festival. Visit our Vendors page for more information.
  • The 33rd Annual Sunrise Run and Student Challenge will be held Saturday morning at Catawba Meadows Park. For registration, race day details and a course map, visit www.thesunriserun.com.
  • Thanks to our Sponsors, musical performances are free to the public! Check out the exciting lineup, including national country artists Casey James and Dustin Lynch.
  • The festival is an animal-free event and will go on rain or shine.

Be sure to visit these Sponsors at the festival

  • Carolina’s Healthcare System Blue Ridge – located at N. Green Street in front of Bank of America
  • American Roller Bearing – located at N. Green Street in front of Bank of America
  • Food Lion Corporate – located at N. Green Street in front of UPS
  • North Carolina Education Lottery – located at the corner of S. Sterling and Meeting Streets