• The Blackberry Eating Contests

    The Blackberry Eating Contests

    11:15 AM  |   On the Square by the Main Stage (Stage 2) Like a good challenge? Here’s a chance to prove yourself in the The North Carolina Blackberry Festival’s Blackberry Eating Contests! Sign up for the Blackberry Eating Contests …Read More »
  • Black”beer”y Beer Garden

    Black”beer”y Beer Garden

    Friday, July 7th | 6 PM- 10 PM  &  Saturday, July 8th | 10 AM – 4 PM Experience the tastes of our regional and local breweries on the Square in Historic Downtown Lenoir, during the PRE-HEAT PARTY & DOWNTOWN EXTRAVAGANZA on July 7th …Read More »
  • Blackberry Belle Pageant

    Blackberry Belle Pageant

    Click here for the registration form! Registration fee is $25.00. (Cash only) Registration deadline is July 3rd.   Please return applications, with registration fee to Brookdale Lenoir Assisted Living, 1145 Powell Rd NE, Lenoir, NC 28645 Any girl age 4 – …Read More »
  • Colossal Cobbler Parade Brigade

    Colossal Cobbler Parade Brigade

    The World’s Largest Patchwork of Blackberry Cobbler | Saturday, July 8 | 1:00 pm Participate by pulling your wagons filled with cobblers made by local cooks from across our county or watch as the parade presents the world’s largest blackberry …Read More »
  • Blackberry Recipe Contest

    Blackberry Recipe Contest

    Download the Recipe Contest Application Form here! Friday, July 7 | 7:00 PM on the Square Whether you enter the recipe contest, or just come to experience Friday night’s festivities, you will not want to miss this. The NC Commercial Blackberry …Read More »
  • Jam & Jelly Recipe Contest

    Jam & Jelly Recipe Contest

    July 7 | Judging begins at 7:00 PM   Enter your recipe in the Jam and Jelly Contest and win prizes! Blackberries must be in the recipe. Entries will be judged on appearance/presentation, flavor, and use of the blackberry fruit. Registration …Read More »
  • Front Porch Pickin’ Songwriter Competition

    Front Porch Pickin’ Songwriter Competition

    Friday, July 7, 2017 | 7:00 PM | Main Stage, Downtown Lenoir A Blue Ridge Music Trail Event This event is booked with participants. Please continue to visit us for updates on next year’s events. We hope you will come …Read More »
  • Blackberry Glow 5K & Fun Run

    Blackberry Glow 5K & Fun Run

    July 7, 2017 – Fun Run at 8:00 pm & Glow 5K at 8:30 pm. All runners receive a Glow t-shirt & bracelet. 5K Run – $25 | 1 Mile Fun Run – $15 | Late Entry (after July 1): …Read More »

Our Sponsors


An Event Sponsored by the Caldwell County Chamber of Commerce

Caldwell County Chamber of Commerce   •   1909 Hickory Blvd. SE Lenoir, NC 28645   •   phone: 828.726.0323   •   email: visitors@caldwellchambernc.com