North Carolina Cotton Festival

DUNN, NC — The annual North Carolina Cotton Festival is set for November 5, 2016. The event draws more than 10,000 people each year and is a celebration of the farmer and in particular the cotton farmer and their contributions as well as the cotton farming and harvesting heritage that plays an important role in the Dunn area.

It is a time to put the spotlight on downtown Dunn, a growing and thriving area of commercial and retail development. There are several blocks of carnival rides and games, stages of entertainment featuring a variety of music, a classic car show, many vendors offering commercial products, food and crafts, downtown shopping from some of the most unique shops you can find, freebies and more.

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