Strawberry Encounters

The 85th North Carolina Strawberry Festival Encounters  Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 Strawberry Festival Encounters.  The event will be held May 5th at the Chadbourn Pentecostal Holiness Church Family Life Center starting at 6:00 p.m. This year’s … Continue reading

The Big Cart

The “Big Cart” will be appearing at the 85th NC Strawberry Festival The Big Cart will be making its appearance at the 85th North Carolina Strawberry Festival on May 6th.  This year, Miss North Carolina McKenzie Faggart will be riding … Continue reading

Miss North Carolina

Miss North Carolina McKenzie Faggart will be appearing at Strawberry Encounters, Dignitaries Luncheon and the NC Strawberry Festival Scholarship Pageant. Follow … Continue reading


Buy a t-shirt with this year’s design. Pick one up at the Chadbourn Branch of Crescom Bank The 85th NC Strawberry Festival Logo  This year’s logo was designed by Diane Vitale of Diane Vitale Art.  The logo represents the past … Continue reading

Keynote Speaker – Grand Parade Marshal

The 85th North Carolina Strawberry Festival will honor Jason Brown as the Grand Parade Marshal and the keynote speaker at the luncheon for this year’s festival. A native of Henderson, NC, Jason Brown is a community advocate, a former professional athlete, and a … Continue reading