Festival of Colors

Join us on Saturday, September 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the 19th annual Festival of Colors! This hometown festival, held in Wilmington, features over 75 vendors. With food trucks, drink vendors, live music, artisans, and even a cupcake contest, this fall festival is everything you're nostalgic for. Kids activities include face painting, pumpkin painting, and more. So don your flannels and celebrate the beginning of fall with the whole family!


  • 10 a.m. — Festival Begins
  • 10-11:30 a.m. — Battle of the Cupcakes entries to be delivered
  • 11:30 a.m. to noon — Wyatt Hackett the Illusionist
  • Noon to 12:30 p.m. — Pipsqueak Comedy Show
  • 12:30-2:30 p.m. — Live Music: Austin and the Inlaws
  • 1:30 p.m. — Battle of the Cupcakes winners announced
  • 3-5 p.m. — Live Music: The Accusers
  • 4:00 p.m. — Raffle Drawings (Wilmington Historical Society & Wilmington EM Cooper Library)

After the festival, head to the Wilmington Town Beach for live music from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

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Saturday, September 9

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