Benson Mule Days

Benson’s Mule Days Brings Home Southern Charm

BENSON, NC — A Southern tradition for over 60 years, this four day festival is packed full of mule events that celebrate the "beast of burden" and the role of mules in rural farming. Other activities include rodeos, arts and crafts, vendors, music, and a parade that attracts 20,000 on its own, and more! This festival, which draws 40,000-50,000 people, is filled with family fun and activities for everyone young and old.

The annual Benson Mule Days will be held September 21-24, 2017. For more information call (919) 894-3825 or visit