The 9th Annual Seagrove Celebration of Spring is a self-guided tour of individual pottery galleries, studios and workshops in the pottery capital of the United States. This weekend event features over 55 local potters that will host kiln openings, studio tours and demonstrations. The tour is held at participating shops located from the downtown city center and throughout the country side. Go behind the scenes to experience the process first hand and have the unique opportunity to meet the artists before buying pottery to take home and enjoy.

The 9th Annual Seagrove Celebration of Spring will be held in Seagrove, North Carolina on the weekend of April 22 and 23, 2017, Saturday and Sunday from 9:00am to 5:00pm. The Celebration begins with local potteries opening their kilns and allowing the public to take part in pottery creations seen for the first time. Visitors can tour participating potter’s studios and galleries from the downtown and nestled throughout the countryside. The potters of Seagrove will have demonstrations, hands-on activities, food and music.

Shoppers will have the opportunity to win a gift certificate for $150 that can be used at one of the participating Celebration of Spring shops. Pick up a free card at one of the shops or at, get it stamped in six shops and mail it back by May 5, 2016. Cards will be entered in a drawing, which will take place the weekend of May 15. This event is presented by the Seagrove Area Potters Association and is sponsored by Capel Rugs. It is free and open to the public.

A guide for the 9th Annual Seagrove Celebration of Spring, can be downloaded from and includes a map, shop hours and listing of the participating shops. You can also go to Facebook to see who is participating at and link to the individual artists for more information.