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Wilmington Riverfest one of 7 Best Fall Festivals in NC

For many, the best way to ring in the fall season at the end of a long summer is to enjoy an outdoor festival. If you are a local, you’re in luck because Wilmington Riverfest made Trips to Discover’s 7 Best Fall Festivals to Visit in North Carolina!

Celebrated every year on the first weekend of October, the Wilmington Riverfest draws nearly a quarter of a million visitors each year. Located along the Cape Fear River waterfront, the family-friendly event includes a street fair with local arts and crafts exhibitors, live concerts, food vendors, antique car show, classic car show, a children’s play area and a fireworks display on Saturday night. The 3rd Annual Miss Riverfest will also be named and featured throughout the event.

2019 Wilmington Riverfest will be held on October 5th and 6th and runs through Historic Downtown Wilmington on Water Street from the foot of Market Street to Cape Fear Community College. For more details, visit


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