Carolina in the Fall audience at night

July 15, 2016

Carolina in the Fall™ Music and Food Festival presented by Wilkes Communications, Inc. announced their list of Festival Partners/ Sponsors for this year festival. “We are very thankful to have so many local and national companies that share our vision of celebrating everything western North Carolina has to offer”, said Dale Isom, Festival Organizer. “Bringing folks from all over the U.S. and many parts of the world to Wilkes County is a wonderful opportunity to share our culture, our music and our food.”

The Presenting Partner for the festival is once again Wilkes Communications, Inc. and River Street Productions. “This is home”, said Eric Cramer, CEO of Wilkes Communications, “we love Wilkes County and want to be a part of Carolina in the Fall. We strive to improve the quality of life of our region of the state for everyone.”

Platinum Stage Partners for this year’s festival include the Wilkesboro Tourism Development, Carolina West Wireless and Window World Inc. Gold Event Sponsors are the Town of Wilkesboro, Hampton Inn of Wilkesboro, Holiday Inn Express of Wilkesboro, Deering Banjos, Heart of Folk, LLC, Bob Kogut Violins and Silver Level Partners are WNCW88.7 and Deering Banjos. Bronze Level Partners are LP Building Products, Venture Properties, Interflex Group, Farm Alarm, Horton Design, Addison Inn, Rick’s Electrical Service, Tyson Foods and Bluegrass Today.

Carolina in the Fall™ is celebrating its’ second year of festivities in Downtown Wilkesboro on September 23rd and 24th. Artists scheduled to perform are the Kruger Brothers, The Infamous Stringdusters, The Steel Wheels, Symphony of the Mountains, Flatt Lonesome, The Snyder Family Band, Nora Jane Struthers and the Party Line, Front Country, Slocan Ramblers, Locust Honey and many more.

Each evening of the festival, VIP ticket holders will be treated to the Carolina Jam™ at the Yadkin Valley Event Center at the Wilkesboro Holiday Inn Express. This once in a lifetime band jam experience is scheduled to begin each evening at 11:00 PM and conclude at 1 AM.

Local accommodations consist of campgrounds and area hotels. The Town of Wilkesboro is opening up the Sewerfest Campground for the Carolina in the Fall™ festival. Contact them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your campsite or click the link on the festival website.

Included in the Festival is the Carolina in the Fall Food Truck Championship. Food trucks from around the State will converge on Main Street to feed festival goers and compete for the $500 first prize and the championship trophy. Additionally, local wineries and craft beer brewers will be onsite to serve attendees some of their best beverages.

Two day festival passes are $50.00 and two day VIP passes are $90.00. (Round 3 pricing begins August 1st) Tickets are limited and are available online at Carolina in the Fall is a production of Heart of Folk, LLC and is presented by Wilkes Communications, Inc. Visit for more information about the festival and its’ sponsors.