July 13 - July 22
Georgia may be best known for peaches, but did you know that North Carolina is the #7 top producer of peaches nationally, producing an average of 3.6 million pounds for market each year?
North Carolina common peach varieties include Biscoe, Candor, Carolina Belle, Derby and Norman. In a tribute to the popular and juicy fruit, the town of Candor (Peach Capital of North Carolina) stages an annual Peach Festival and in 2023 will celebrate its 25th anniversary.
This year, the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen CVB will expand upon the annual Peach Festival to create Peach Week, July 13-22. Aside from the annual festival, explore area restaurants featuring specially-made and fresh peach menu items and vote on your favorite ones! Experience select Moore County farm tours, a 5K run, Blues Festival, kids activities and so much more.
So many events to choose from be sure to check out the website for details.