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The Down Home Festival Returns to Bessemer City 2024

Updated: Apr 30

If you're looking for a fun and exciting event, you will want to attend the Down Home Festival in Bessemer City, North Carolina. This three-day festival promises to be filled with family-friendly entertainment, delicious food, and various activities to keep everyone entertained.


Down Home Festival

Thursday, May 9, 2024: 6pm-9pm

Friday, May 10, 2024 6pm-10pm

Saturday, May 11, 2024 12pm-10pm


Ferris Wheel at Down Home Festival in Bessemer City
Ferris Wheel at Down Home Festival in Bessemer City

Down Home Festival Logo Bessemer City

36th Annual Down Home Festival

Starting Thursday, families can enjoy rides and food vendors from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm during the "Family Night" event. Festival Rides will be located on Pennsylvania Avenue in Downtown Bessemer City. On Friday, the festival's main stage will open with an opening ceremony at 6:00 pm, followed by music from DJ Tim Johnson and a performance by Too Much Sylvia at 7:30 pm. The night will end with closing remarks at 10:00 pm.

The real fun begins on Saturday, with opening festivities and announcements at 12:00 pm. The Little Miss Down Home Festival Pageant will occur from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, followed by ongoing entertainment, Sky High Skyler, face painting, and Dirty Grass Soul from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.


GREAT FOOD

The Down Home Festival is not just about the entertainment and activities - it's also about the delicious food! With various food vendors on site, there will be something to satisfy every craving. Whether you're in the mood for savory barbeque, sweet treats, or refreshing drinks, the vendors at the festival have got you covered. From classic fair foods like funnel cakes and corn dogs to more unique options, there's no shortage of tasty options. So come hungry and indulge in all the culinary delights the Down Home Festival offers!

VENDORS

The festival will also feature a variety of vendors selling unique products and gifts.

Throughout the festival, there will also be street performers and activities like face painting, ensuring that there's something for everyone to enjoy.


MISS DOWN HOME FESTIVAL 2024

TheMiss Down Home Festival Pageant  returns on Saturday, May 11, at 12:30 pm (check-in) in Downtown Bessemer City.

FESTIVAL RIDES

  • Thursday, May 11, 6 pm-9 pm

  • Friday, May 12, 6 pm-10 pm

  • Saturday, May 13, 12 pm-10 pm

Cash, credit/debit for tickets, and food payment methods are accepted. Games are cash only, and ATMs will be available on-site.

Make the time to visit Bessemer City this week and experience all the fun and excitement the Down Home Festival offers.

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May 20
Rated 4 out of 5 stars.

This summer's most talked-about celebration, perfect for spending time with loved ones run 3

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May 09

One of the most anticipated festivals this summer, a big holiday with family and friends. Happy Wheels

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