Burgaw to Host 1st Annual Autumn Fest

by | Oct 8, 2023 | Around Town, Festivals, Online Exclusives, Pender County

The 1st Annual Autumn Fest will be hosted in downtown Burgaw on October 21st from 9:00 am to 5:00 p.m., as announced by the Town of Burgaw. The event is sponsored by Burgaw Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Pender County Parks and Recreation, and the Burgaw Tourism Development Authority.

Autumn Fest will showcase a variety of activities, including craft vendors, kids’ activities and candy, pumpkin decorating, a kids’ costume contest, as well as live entertainment provided by Massive Grass Band, The Smoky Dunes, No Sleeves Magic, and Lion’s Crest Martial Arts who will perform a live demonstration.

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Additionally, Autumn Fest will hold a Graveyard 5K and a Boo-gaw Trick or Treat One Mile run sponsored by Go Time of Wilmington. The Graveyard 5K will take participants on a traditional race through the Town, including a scenic route along the Osgood Canal Greenway and Urban Trail, and through the Burgaw Cemetery. The one-mile run will feature candy stations for young runners and will be held in the downtown area.

“We are excited to host this brand-new fall event in our downtown district,” stated Cody Suggs, Burgaw Parks and Recreation Director. “The event is centered around providing a fun family-friendly atmosphere that all can enjoy during the Autumn season.”

For 5K registration and further event details, please visit the Town of Burgaw website at burgawnc.gov/autumnfest. For additional information, contact the Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department at (910) 300-6401 or recreation@burgawnc.gov.

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