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Clemmons: NC Wine Festival

What: Take your pick from more than 100 dry and sweet wines at the largest and longest-running wine festival in the state.

When: May 25

Where: Tanglewood Park, 4061 Clemmons Road, Clemmons, NC 27012

For more information, visit ncwinefestival.com.


Asheville: Asheville Beer Week

What: Cheers to North Carolina craft beer! Attend beer-centric festivals and expos, special brewery events, a fun run, and concerts in Beer City, USA.

When: May 24-June 1

Where: Pack Square Park, 80 Court Plaza, Asheville, NC 28801

For more information, visit avlbeerweek.com.


Raleigh: Sugar Rush

What: Have a sweet tooth? Satisfy it at this dreams-do-come-true all-dessert food festival, which will feature more than 20 vendors offering goodies like ice cream, cheesecake, pie, doughnuts, cupcakes, and more.

When: May 26

Where: 306 Parham Street C, Raleigh, NC 27601

For more information, visit ncsugarrush.com.


Hendersonville: Garden Jubileee

What: Hey, proud plant parents: More than 200 vendors will be selling thousands of plants, arts and crafts, garden decor, and food. Add to your brood — and say “hi!” Our State will be there, too.

When: May 25

Where: Downtown Hendersonville, NC

For more information, visit ncherringfestival.net.


Carolina Beach: Fireworks by the Sea

What: Celebrate the unofficial start of summer at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk on May 24. Listen to live R&B and soul music by Carl Newton’s Review at the gazebo in the evening, and then stay for the fireworks later that night.

When: May 24

Where: Carolina Beach Boardwalk, Carolina Beach, NC

For more information, visit coastalnc-wilmington.com.


Wilmington: Downtown Sundown Concert

What: Do you have moves like Jagger? Sip wine, enjoy sunset views, and jam out to live music by a Rolling Stones tribute band at this free outdoor concert.

When: May 24

Where: Downtown Wilmington, NC

For more information, visit wilmingtonandbeaches.com.


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

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