Fig Festival

Fig Festival

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Join in the fun at the 11th annual Ocracoke Fig Festival on August 2nd-3rd, 2024, as we celebrate the island's beloved fruit in style. Organized by the Ocracoke Preservation Society and local Ocracokers, this event promises a weekend filled with festivities that highlight the rich fig heritage of Ocracoke Island, North Carolina.

Throughout the festival, you can enjoy live music, partake in a traditional Ocracoke square dance, and engage your children in fun fig-themed crafts. Learn from local fig experts as they share insights into the history and cultivation of figs on the island. Browse through vendor booths offering a delightful array of fig preserves, fig cakes, fig trees, and other fig-tastic items.

The weekend culminates in a lively dance featuring the Ocracoke Rockers, ensuring a memorable finale to your fig-filled adventure. The festival not only celebrates the culinary and cultural significance of figs but also supports the Ocracoke Preservation Society's efforts to preserve and share the island's unique history with future generations.

Figs have been a cherished part of Ocracoke Island's heritage for generations, with many local families having fond memories of picking the fruit, making preserves, and baking fig cakes together. By attending the Ocracoke Fig Festival, you contribute directly to the preservation of these treasured island traditions and memories.

Mark your calendars and join us for a weekend of flavor, fun, and community spirit at the Ocracoke Fig Festival. For the latest updates and more information, visit the Ocracoke Preservation Society's website at We look forward to welcoming you to this unique celebration!

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2024-08-02 to

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