North Carolina Rice Festival


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It is with regret that we have to inform you that the 2017 NC Rice Festival has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control.

All money paid will be refunded.

This is not a permanent cancellation and we will keep you posted on the 2018 NC Rice Festival dates and times.

Thank you for your continued support.

Brenda Hewlett
Cape Fear Wildlife Exposition



North Carolina Rice Festival

BELVILLE, NC - We are pleased and excited to announce the 4th Annual North Carolina Rice Festival.   Come enjoy and help us celebrate our rice growing history with our presenting sponsor the North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce and The Town of Belville.  The festival will be held at The Brunswick Riverwalk at Belville, 580 River Road, Belville, North Carolina 28451.  There will be a Rice Cooking Contest, Arts and Crafts, Business Vendors, Children’s Entertainment Zone, Live Entertainment and an Adult Beverage Tent.  There is something for everyone to enjoy.  This is a family fun event.

The event has been changed to a one Day event with that date being Saturday September 16th from 10 am - 6 pm.

The entry fee is $5.00 per adult.  Children 12 and under are free with a paying adult. There is free parking available.

There will be live entertainment for your enjoyment. Beginning at 10 am The Big Kahuna’s Beach Party will play a variety of music until 2 pm. At 2pm Radio Flyer will perform a wide variety of music.  Please, No Coolers!!!

There will be food trucks that will have rice dishes for you to enjoy and other foods as well.

For additional information call 910-795-0292 or 843-902-6532.  You can also visit our website at or email us at

North Carolina Rice Festival
210 Simmons Drive
Wilmington, NC 28411
Phone 910-795-0292 / Fax 910-794-3045