North Carolina Gourd Society

NCGS Presents The 78th Annual NC Gourd Arts and Crafts Festival

Saturday Nov. 9th, 2019 9am - 5pm & Sunday Nov. 10th, 2019 10am - 4pm

NC State Fairgrounds - Holshouser Bldg.

Admission $2 - Kids under 16 free!

Class Registration: Online and mail-in registration will be from August 1, 2019 to October 31, 2019.
Walk-in Registration: Will be at the festival for classes that are not full.

Class registration is first come, first served. This year, students will be able to register and pay online using PayPal.
For any registration questions email the festival committee at

Please note: You are not officially registered for a class until payment is received. Every effort will be made
to promptly indicate when a class is full. In the event that a student pays for a class that has just filled,
the money will be refunded, and that student will be notified by email. If classes do not meet
the minimum student requirement by October 1st, they may be canceled, the students notified
and the registration money refunded. If paying by check, please mail by September 30, 2019.


Classes will be added as they become available!
Please check back often!