Blueberry Festival | Cherokee, NC

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Blueberry Festival

Saturday, July 24 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

The Cherokee Blueberry Festival: A day devoted to the fresh and the delicious.

The blueberry is certainly having a moment. Not only is it full of Vitamin C and rich in antioxidants, but it happens to be delicious in just about every way it's served. So grab your fellow blueberry lovers and enjoy the freshest you can find in Cherokee, NC. You can also fill up on baked goods, treat your youngest blueberry fans to special activities, participate in the day’s culinary competitions, and enjoy plenty of family entertainment. Sponsored by the North American Indian Women’s Association (NAIWA). This event is free to the public.


Cherokee Indian Fair Grounds

545 Tsali Blvd.
Cherokee, NC 28719

Contact: Carmaleta Monteith
Phone: 828.497.2717


9 a.m.:            Concession stand and vendors open
                         Blueberry pancake breakfast
                         Huckleberry/blueberry-inspired dishes submitted for judging
                         Huckleberry/blueberry nutritional and cultural values materials 

10 a.m.:           Children’s activities (indoor) until 2 p.m.

11 a.m.:            Community entertainment

1 p.m.:              Judging for youth and adult categories:
                          Huckleberry/blueberry (must include recipes)

2 p.m.:             Prizes awarded for the best huckleberry/blueberry dishes

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