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Summer Fest 2023

July 2 @ 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Summer Fest 2023
for Pittsboro’s Seventh
Sunday, July 2, 2023
Proudly brought to you by The Pittsboro Business Association

The 2023 event will be as much fun and maybe more than all the Summer Fests so far!

Summer Fest Event Program

Summer Fest Event Program

Activities: Juggling, giant balloons, hula hooping, balloon animals, a duck pond for prizes (for the very young), axe throwing, and more

The Decorated Bicycle Parade is back this year! We look forward to seeing you and your bikes on July 2rd.
Kids Zone: Water slide, dunk tank, bounce house, inflatable ax throwing, obstacle course

Musical Entertainment: Big Time Shine, Tim Hair with Indian Outlaw, and headliner, Chairmen of the Board.

New this year:

Summer Fest Amateur BBQ Cookoff. Up to eight teams will compete for The People’s Choice Award and the Judges’ Choice Award with their take on barbecued pork butt. Sponsored by Postal Fish Company.

Summer Fest BBQ Contest Flyer

Summer Fest BBQ Contest Flyer


Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest!

Pie Contest-All-around favorite, Low or no sugar, Gluten-free

Beard and Mustache Contest
Beard-Most Creative, Biggest Beard, Saddest Beard

Mustache-Most Creative, Creepiest

To enter, email your name and contact information to downtown.pittsboro@gmail.com Winners will be announced at 6:45 pm.
We’ll have food trucks and local vendors, too.


Look for additional events happening at Member locations during Summer Fest.

Vendor Information: We are not currently accepting new vendors for this event.  See you in 2024!

Thanks to our Sponsors!

Summer Fest 2023 Sponsors

Summer Fest 2023 Sponsors: Ashlie Campbell Century 21, Caren’s Organizing Solutions, Chatham Park, First Bank, Hobbs Architects, J&W Automotive, Flyleaf Books, M2 Graphics, Mosaic at Chatham Park, Postal Fish Company, The Sycamore at Chatham Mills, Town of Pittsboro, Vose Natural Stone

Pictures from Summer Fest 2023

Pictures from Summer Fest 2021

(We lost 2022 due to weather…)



July 2
3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Downtown Pittsboro
9 Hillsboro St
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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