The 27th annual Fairmont Farmers Festival will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2013. Plenty of activities are planned for this year's festival including a pageant, golf tournament, parade, various entertainment, arts and crafts, and lots of food.
The Fairmont Farmers Festival Pageant will be held on Saturday, October 12 and will crown six queens. The pageant will begin at 3:00 p.m. for the titles of Wee, Little and Tiny Miss and 6:30 p.m. for the titles of Junior, Teen and Miss. The pageant will be held at the E.R. Gause Auditorium at Rosenwald Elementary School in Fairmont.
The Festival kicks off on the 19th with the parade at 10:00 a.m. There will be several Shriner groups, marching bands, and plenty of beautiful queens including Miss North Carolina. Following the parade, you can eat lunch from a variety of different food vendors and browse the multitude of jewelry and crafts in the arts and crafts section. There will also be plenty of musical entertainment and a puppet show for kids in the park. Concluding the festival will be a concert by the Fantastic Shakers beginning at 9:00 p.m. Tickets are $12.00 in advance and $15.00 at the door.