Autumn Fest

AUTUMN FEST (2) edited

Autumn Fest is presented by Burgaw Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Pender County Parks and Recreation, the Burgaw Tourism Development Authority, and The Parks Foundation of Burgaw.

Featured Events and Activities

  • 5K Race
  • Craft Vendors
  • Kids Costume Contest
  • Kids Train Rides
  • Live Music
  • Food Trucks
  • Pumpkin Decorating
  • Video Game Bus

Festival Map




  • Complete the Autumn Fest Application HERE
  • A 3% convenience fee will automatically be applied to your payment
  • Registration will begin in the month of May. You will receive confirmation via email.
  • For help with registration, contact Burgaw Parks, Recreation and Tourism at 910-300-6401


  • Non-Profits: Please contact Burgaw Parks, Recreation and Tourism at 910-300-6401 before registering.
  • Food Trucks: Please contact Burgaw Parks, Recreation and Tourism at 910-300-6401 before registering. 
  • All other vendors: Please register HERE. All vendors will be charged a $60 vendor fee.
  • Autumn Fest will be held by all means possible, unless an Act of God situation persists.
  • All vendors will be provided a 10x10 booth space.
  • No electrical hookups or water access will be provided. No generators are permitted. 
  • No vehicles of any type are permitted on the grounds of Pender County Courthouse Square.
  • All vendors must remain set up between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.
  • Booth assignments and check in information will be sent to all registered vendors one month prior to Autumn Fest.
  • Only one booth per political party will be accepted. Individual candidates must work through their party to distribute campaign information.
  • NO REFUNDS will be given to vendors after one month prior to Autumn Fest, unless the event must be cancelled. 

Autumn Fest Event Schedule

Event Schedule
9:00 am-5:00 pmCraft Vendor Show, Inflatables for Kids, Video Game Bus
9:00 am5K Race Begins
10:30 am5K Awards (Main Stage)
11:00 am-1:00 pmPumpkin Decorating for Kids while supplies last (LOCATION)
3:00 pmKids Costume Contest (Main Stage)

Please note that all events and times are subject to change.

Autumn Fest Entertainment Schedule

Main Stage Schedule


Autumn Fest 5K Race

Autumn Fest 5K Race Registration: COMING SOON

Race will begin at 9:00 am.