2020 event cancelled due to covid-19


the gateway to music, food, and wholesome family fun


2020 info coming soon!


12:00pm | Kings Revue & Dance Reflections Competition Troupe

12:30pm | CAT 5 Band 

 3:00pm | Dance Magic Competition Troupe & DJ Johnny B     

 3:30pm | The TONEZ

 6:30pm | On the Border:  The Ultimate Eagles Tribute Band


12:00pm | Dance Magic   

  1:00pm | Sweet Potato Recipe Contest   

  1:30pm | Kountry Urban Soul Line Dancers                                 

  2:00pm | Pumpkin Pie Eatin’ Contest      

  2:30pm | Fitness Troopers

  3:00pm | Judging for Somethin’ Pumpkin Decorating Contest

  3:30pm | Dance Reflections 

  4:30pm | Howl-O-Ween Pet Costume Contest


12:00pm | The Overmountain Tavern Players

2:00pm | Special Guest: Eustace Conway from History Channel's "Mountain Men"

3:00pm | Special Guest: Spencer Bolejack from History Channel's "Mountain Men"

4:00pm | Beard, Mustache & Goatee Competition

4:30pm | Music by Drew and Sarah Fulton


12:00pm - 6:00pm

Artillery Demonstrations, Basket Weaving, Blacksmithing, Horse & Buggy Rides, Molasses Making, Local Author Dale Swofford

Mountain Men William Rayfield and William McSwain, Petting Zoo & Goat Milking, Revolutionary War Reenactors, Salt Making and Gem Mining  





When and where is the festival?

Saturday, October 19th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 9:00pm Patriots Park, 400 South Railroad Avenue, Kings Mountain, NC

Is this event free?

Admission is FREE. The City of Kings Mountain is proud to offer this free event to the public. To keep this event free, we do ask you to patronize our food and craft vendors.

Where can I park?

Parking and Shuttle Services are available on Saturday, October 19th. Shuttle service will begin running at 11:30am and end at 9:30 pm.

Shuttle Pick-Up Spots:

Cherokee Street Parking

US Post Office (115 E. Gold St. Kings Mountain, NC 28086)

First Baptist Church of Kings Mountain (605 W. King St. Kings Mountain, NC 28086)

Where are the restrooms?

Our air conditioned bathrooms are available at the boardwalk near the Patriots Park War Memorial.

Where are Lost & Found and First Aid?

Lost & Found and First Aid areas are located at the Information Booth, located at the corner of Gold and Mountain Streets.

Can I bring my pet to the festival?

Yes, pets are allowed.

  • Pets MUST be vaccinated.
  • Pets MUST be people and pet friendly.
  • Pets MUST remain on a leash at all times.
  • Pets MUST be comfortable with large crowds and loud noises.
  • Pet owners MUST clean up after their pets as well.

Can I bring a tent to the festival?

No. Tents are not allowed at this event.

Is smoking allowed at the park?

Smoking is NOT allowed. In compliance with city ordinance 96.076, smoking is prohibited at Patriots Park.

Are political candidates allowed to campaign at the festival?

No. While we do not mind candidates introducing him/herself to our attendees, we ask that they do not distribute literature of any kind (such as flyers, letters, business cards, petitions, raffles tickets, etc.).

Are we allowed to bring coolers to the festival?

No. We ask that attendees support our food and beverage vendors.

Where can I find an entertainment schedule?

The full entertainment line-up is available HERE.

Can I find more information on Facebook?

Sure you can CLICK HERE to find our event on Facebook and spread the word to your friends on social media!

Can I bring an umbrella to the festival?

Yes. However, umbrellas are prohibited in the tiered seating area of the park.