Autumn Jubilee

This Annual Festival attracts more than 40,000 visitors from across Rowan County, the state, and beyond North Carolina. Held the first full weekend in October, the Autumn Jubilee celebrates the season with live music, food, and craft vendors.

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The 43rd Annual Autumn Jubilee at Dan Nicholas Park will be held October 5 & 6, 2024!

Originally, this event was run by the United Arts Council as an arts and crafts show. Later, due to popularity, it was taken over by the County and currently over 40,000 attend this event rain or shine.

A Few Things to Know

When you are making plans to attend the Autumn Jubilee here are a few things that you want to keep in mind:

  • Service animals specially trained to aid a person with a disability are welcome; however, no pets are allowed.
  • Dan Nicholas Park is tobacco-free and alcohol-free.
  • Bring cash! There will be a ATMs available and vendors may accept cards as well, but you may want to have cash in case the card readers do not work. WiFi is limited throughout the park. 
  • Consider taking Stokes Ferry Road to Agner Road for an easier route into the Jubilee.
  • This event is held rain or shine; however, we will cancel if the Governor declares a State of Emergency due to inclement weather. 

Vendor Forms

Vendor applications for 2024 will be available in March. 

Craft Vendor Interest Form 

  • Filling out this form does not guarantee a site at the event. You will be contacted and sent an application after submitting the interest form. 

Please contact for more information regarding food vendor applications.