All You Need to Know About the Autumn With Topsail Festival
You may be wondering about the status of the 2018 Autumn With Topsail Festival. The good news is that it's still a go! There are a few modifications that are going to be made this year—for instance, there won't be any indoor activities inside the Assembly Building, but other than that you can expect to find the usual fall fun and festivities. Here's all you need to know about this year's AWT festival!
All About the Autumn With Topsail Festival
Here's everything you need to know about this popular annual event held every October on Topsail Island, North Carolina
When is the Autumn With Topsail festival?
Held annually each October, the Autumn With Topsail event is celebrating its 30th year! This year's AWT festival runs from Saturday, October 20 to Sunday, October 21, 2018. Come and experience it for yourself and see why it's a locally loved event. Bring your family; bring your friends!
Where is the AWT festival held?
The Autumn With Topsail Festival is held on the grounds of the Historical Society of Topsail Island and the Assembly Building which houses the Missiles and More Museum in Topsail Beach, NC. As mentioned earlier, some modifications are being made this year and the AWT festival will not have any indoor activities inside the Assembly Building.
What is there to do at the festival?
The festival features a juried Artists' and Crafts Court with over 100 regional artists displaying and selling their work. Enjoy exciting live musical entertainment, a variety of amazing food with beer and wine, inflatables and crafts for children, and much more! It's a local and visitor favorite offering family fun for everyone.
Why is it a favorite fall event in Topsail?
Let us count the ways!
- The Autumn With Topsail Schedule of Events is jam packed with family-friendly activities including the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast, live music, food courts, beer and wine tents—just to name a few of the highlights.
- A group of the finest artists and crafters anywhere bring their wares to Autumn with Topsail. You’ll find jewelry, paintings, pottery, wood carvings, clothing, and unique gifts.
- Check out the 2018 Autumn With Topsail Entertainment Schedule for some of the best local and regional live music around. See which of your favorites are playing this year.
- The kids love the AWT children's activities! Have their face painted and hair sprayed a bright color, decorate visors, doorknob hangers, sunglasses and more, design necklaces and bracelets with beads, make colorful sand art, plus have fun on the wild and exciting inflatables.
How can I learn more?
Stay up to date with the latest AWT festival happenings and announcements by visiting the Autumn With Topsail festival website.
Admission is $5 for adults, or $8 for an adult two-day pass. Children age 12 and under and active-duty military with an ID are free. Proceeds from the festival go to the Historical Society of Topsail Island, a volunteer non-profit organization which owns and operates the Assembly Building and Missiles and More Museum.
For the best insight into what to expect, check out the video below for a peek into last year's festival action. Then save the dates and plan to join us this year.
Autumn With Topsail Video Highlights
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