Around Wadesboro ... Events and Festivals
Wadesboro and Anson County host several events and festivals throughout the year, sponsored by the Town, Uptown Wadesboro, the Chamber of Commerce or other local entities and organizations.
Summer Jam concerts are held in June, July and August of each year with the July live band concert being a special 4th of July celebration with fireworks at 10:00 pm. These Summer Jams are free family friendly events. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the music and dancing in the street. Refreshments available. Activities for kids. Presented by Uptown Wadesboro, Inc.
Starting in the Fall and going through the holidays, is a busy time for events and festivals in Wadesboro. In October, there is People Fest, a festival featuring arts, crafts, and outdoor living presented by the Town of Wadesboro. This is a free family-friendly event with outdoor activities, kids activities, food, 5K Zombie Walk/Run, DiscoverAnson Bike Ride, live music, local BBQ, and much more.
The fun continues with the annual Homecoming Parade, the Fall Festival costume contest and street party for children, and the annual Christmas Parade that kicks off the holiday season.
In October, you can explore Wadesboro and the surrounding countryside in Anson County by bike on the DiscoverAnson Bike Ride with 23, 43 and 62 mile routes. More details at DiscoverAnson Bike Ride. Presented by the Anson County Chamber of Commerce.
Details for these events can be found on the Chamber website at http://www.ansoncounty.org or at www.UptownWadesboro.com or www.TasteofthePeeDee.com or https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Wadesboro/WadesborosEscapetheZombies5k