The North Carolina Yam Festival is set for Oct. 19th – 27th. Begin by attending the North Carolina Yam Pageant on Saturday, October 20th at South Columbus High School. Admission is $8 and the pageant begins at 6:00pm. There are many other events such as the Sweet Potato Quality Contest, Sweet Potato Food Cook-Off, an Art/Photography show and the big parade!!
Exhibits by Tiger Tater can be viewed at the Tabor City Library and there will be arts, crafts and food galore!! A talent show, street dance and many more activities will be held.
The Yam Festival Parade will be on Saturday, October 27th at 10:00am and to wrap things up a Street dance will be held on Friday, October 27th at the Ritz Plaza beginning at 6:00pm and going until you can’t dance anymore!! We invite you to attend our festival and celebrate the delicious yam!!!
Go to the official North Carolina Yam Festival web site at www.ncyamfestival.com to see a schedule of events.