Toro Lachowski
Toro Lachowski voted up Scott Winters' answer

There are only a few I know of in North Carolina. There is the BBQ festival in Lexington. Statues of pigs line the streets, so I'm told. There is a fruit festival, apples I think, in Mt. Airy. Also, more famous around Christmas, the festival of lights at Tanglewood. Might not be exactly what you're … Read more

Toro Lachowski
Toro Lachowski voted up Cookie Roma's answer

We have all kinds of festivals here in Louisville.  Of course there's the (2 week long) Kentucky Derby Festival, then there's the Blues and Bourbon festival, and many others. My personal favorite is the 2 day Jane Austen festival.