FRIDAY SATURDAY Sunday 10:00a: Community Church Service at Lou Mac Park. All are welcome.
When It’s All Happening
Croakerfest 2017 is Friday June 30 – Sunday July 2. Saturday July 1 is the big day (parade, fireworks)…
Croaker Festival Schedule
Friday 9:00a: Vendor booths are open to the public.
Friday 2:00p: Croaker Festival Information booth is open for info & t-shirts.
Friday 3-4:30p: Drop off pies, cakes, and other baked edibles for the Baking Contest. Entries accepted behind the Croaker booth.
Friday 4:00p: Lou Mac Park plays host to the Croaker Festival Opening Ceremonies. Live music from The Pamlico Chorale and The Pamlico Community Band.
Friday 4:45p: Judges begin sampling entries for the Baking Contest. May the best sweet and/or savory entrant win.
Friday 6:00p: Two pageants: first for the Minnows and then for the Croaker Queen.
Friday 7:00p: The winners of the Baking Contest are announced.
Friday 7:30p: Jill and The Authentics take the Main Stage.
Saturday 8:30a: Vendor booths are open.
Saturday 9:00a: Parade participants gather and get in line on Ragan Rd.
Saturday 10:00a: The Parade begins.
Saturday 10:00a: Registration for the Croakerfest Regatta, courtesy of the Oriental Dinghy Club, opens at the Midyette Wildlife Ramp.
Saturday 11:00a: High Street hosts the Heartworks Kid’s Carnival. More live music on the Main Stage courtesy of the Marine Corps Band.
Saturday 11:30a: Skipper’s Meeting for the Croakerfest Regatta at the Midyette Wildlife Ramp.
Saturday 11:45a: The Kid’s Park at Mildred Street opens. Admission is free.
Saturday 12:00p: The winners of the Parade are announced on the Main Stage followed by music from Saltwater Acoustics.
Saturday 1:00p: Ken Belangia plays on the Main Stage.
Saturday 1:00p: The Croakerfest Regatta Race begins.
Saturday 2:00p: The Children’s Coloring Contest Winners are announced.
Saturday 3:00p: The Bridge closes to all traffic.
Saturday 4:00p: Live Music from The Casuals on the Main Stage.
Saturday 5:00p:The Heartworks Kid’s Carnival closes.
Saturday 6:00p: Zumba Demonstration on the Main Stage, and Vendor booths close for the day.
Saturday 7-9:15p The Masters of Soul Motown Review and Dance Band on the main stage.
Saturday 9:45p: Fireworks over the harbor. It’s a big show…
Saturday 11:00p: The Bridge reopens.
Sunday 10:00a: Community Church Service at Lou Mac Park. All are welcome.