Festival Info

The 22nd North Carolina Cotton Festival is on for 2022!

Its that time again…The NC Cotton Festival is BACK! On Saturday November 5th, 2022 from 10 AM to 4 PM we will host the 22nd Annual Cotton Festival in beautiful Downtown Dunn.

Join us for Two concert stages featuring North Tower Band, The Castaways, Gaylon Pope and Sweetwater, and Fatmouth. Over a 150 talented artisans, commercial, and delicious food vendors. A Kiddie Land area, Cotton Gin Tours, and the Dunn Shriner’s car show.



Cotton Gin Tours

Tours occur every 30 minutes from 10:30 am until 3:00 pm. Get your free pass at the information booth at intersection of Edgerton and Wilson

Food Court

Back for the 6th year will be the Food Court located along Edgerton Street. Bistro Tables are spread conveniently throughout the street to give diners a place to stand and enjoy the many different varieties of food. Snack vendors are located throughout the festival area but if you want a meal this will be the place to go. Of course there are also our Downtown Restaurants open to serve you as well.

Kiddie Land

Kiddie Land is Presented by ABC Pediatrics!

Dunn Shriner’s Car Show

Back for the 21st year, the Dunn Shriner’s will once again host their Car Show.

Sign ups start at 9 am and close out at 11:30 am. Judging will begin at noon with awards being presented at 3:00 pm. There will be a DJ, entertainment, food and more than 125 cars. Dash Plaques will be given to the first 100 entries. The Car Show is located in the Shrine Club Parking Lot! Please Click on our Car Show Tab for More information and to learn about this years Car Show DANCE!!

For more information regarding the Car Show, call Neal Davis at 919-207-8676.