Blueberry Drop

by | Dec 20, 2021 | Events, Pender County

Burgaw’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration is back live and in person for 2021.

The Town of Burgaw, Pender County Tourism, Pender County Parks and Recreation and the North Carolina Blueberry Festival welcome the return of the annual New Year’s Eve Blueberry Drop powered by W. O. Grubb Crane Rental.

“The annual Blueberry Drop has enjoyed tremendous success in the last three years,” says Cody Suggs, Burgaw Parks and Recreation director. “Last year, due to COVID, we celebrated virtually with viewers across the region as well as Europe.”

This year the New Year’s Eve Blueberry Drop will be live and in-person in Historic Downtown Burgaw.

New Years Eve Blueberry Drop

The celebration begins at 5:30 pm and will conclude at 8 pm. The lighted Blueberry Drop will take place at 7 pm.

Entertainment will be provided by Trial by Fire, a Journey tribute band from Gastonia. Spectators are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs. Food trucks will offer a variety of selections.

“WO Grubb is our title sponsor,” Suggs says. “We appreciate the community collaboration.”

“This is a family-fun event and we’re pleased to partner once again with the Town of Burgaw and the NC Blueberry Festival on this annual event,” adds Tammy Proctor, Pender County Tourism director.

For more information or to become a sponsor contact Burgaw Parks and Recreation at (910) 300-6401.

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New Year’s Eve Blueberry Drop
Friday, December 31, 5:30 to 8 pm
Downtown Burgaw
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