photographs by Rudisill/Getty Images, WerksMedia/Getty Images, Stanley45/Getty Images

Want to stay in the know with North Carolina’s latest events?

Subscribe to our We Live Here newsletter!


Cary: Pimento Cheese Festival

What: Create a pimento cheese sculpture (because why not?), try a smorgasbord of the South’s favorite cheese from local restaurants and food trucks, and wash down all that cheesy goodness with beer from local breweries.

When: June 8

Where: Academy Street, Cary, NC, 27511

For more information, visit townofcary.org.


Morganton: State of Origin Craft Beer Fest

What: Sip beverages from more than 30 breweries, distilleries, cideries, and kombucha makers at this celebration of local ingredients and seasonal fermentation hosted by Fonta Flora Brewery.

When: June 8

Where: Courthouse Square, 102 East Union Street, Morganton, NC 28655

For more information, visit fontaflora.com.


Charlotte: Taste of Charlotte

What: Find more than 100 food samples from area restaurants, live music, and cooking demos along Tryon Street during this festival.

When: June 7-9

Where: Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC

For more information, visit tasteofcharlotte.com.


Beaufort: Maritime Day

What: Ahoy! Spend the day sailing in a fleet of traditional wooden boats, casting a line with a cane pole, or simply listening to live music and soaking in a waterfront view at Gallants Channel.

When: June 8

Where: North Carolina Maritime Museum, 315 Front Street, Beaufort, NC 28516

For more information, visit ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com.


Mount Airy: Mount Airy Blooms

What: In search of a little Mayberry magic? Stroll through 11 private gardens, listen to master gardener presentations, and dine at an outdoor pavilion near the historic downtown district.

When: June 8

Where: The Blue House, 615 North Main Street, Mount Airy, NC, 27030

For more information, visit visitmayberry.com.


Brevard, Asheville: Blue Ridge Sunset Tour

What: Join the Pisgah Field School for a two-mile hike to one of the most sought-after sunset spots along the Blue Ridge Parkway. The payoff: 360-degree mountain views.

When: June 8

Where: Near Brevard, Asheville

For more information, visit pisgahfieldschool.org.


For our full list of June events, check out our Carolina Calendar.

This story was published on

Since 1933, Our State has shared stories about North Carolina with readers both in state and around the world. We celebrate the people and places that make this state great. From the mountains to the coast, we feature North Carolina travel, history, food, and beautiful scenic photography.

×