Scuppernong River Festival

Published 4:45 pm Tuesday, August 28, 2018

COLUMBIA — Applications are still being accepted for food vendors for the 27 th Annual Scuppernong River Festival, Saturday, October 13, 2018, in downtown Columbia. “Spaces are still available which provides a wonderful opportunity for local churches, clubs and organizations,” stated Ellen Bell of the festival planning committee. “ A food booth can help organizations raise funds while providing a service to the community and a front-row seat to the day-long street festival.”

For information call 252-796-2781 or to access the vendor information and application at

Scuppernong River Festival merchandise is now on sale at the Columbia Municipal Building and at the Tyrrell County Administrative Building. Items include t-shirts, tumblers, caps, sterling silver chains and charms, logo stickers, cookbooks and history books. All items are modestly priced.

The festival is approaching fast. There will be the Main Street Parade, an appearance by Miss North Carolina, water activities along the waterfront and across the Scuppernong River at the River Park, arts and crafts vendors, children’s rides, helicopter rides, music and entertainment. The day will end with a concert by The Original Rondells and fireworks over the river.