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114th Annual Canton Labor Day Festival

September 4 @ 11:30 am - September 5 @ 11:00 pm

Canton Labor Day Festival in Visit NC Smokies

The 114th Canton Labor Day Festival is a celebration of all things made in Western North Carolina.  As the oldest festival of its kind in the south, Canton Labor Day honors the blue-collar workers who power our economy with their bare hands and deliver the products and services upon which we all depend.

The CMA, Grammy winning, and six-time Vocal Group of the Year Diamond Rio will be headlining the 114th Canton Labor Day Festival presented by Champion Credit Union and sponsored by Ingles Markets.  Rounding out the bill are the North Carolina bluegrass Indie folk quartet Mipso, Southern rock star – Joe Lasher, along with performances by the talented artists – Kaitlyn Baker, Ryan Perry Band, Whitewater Bluegrass, Ol’Dirty Bathtub, Super 60’s just to name a few.

The event will also showcase artisans and farmers from Western North Carolina with the Everything Handmade or Homegrown Vendor Market, Classic Car show, Free Splash kids’ zone, Ultimate Air Dog Show, and Food Truck Row.

The live music will take place on Sunday, September 4th and Monday, September 5th  in downtown Canton starting at 12:45 on Sunday and 11:30 on Monday.


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Monday 10:00AM – 11:30AM Labor Day Parade



September 4 @ 11:30 am
September 5 @ 11:00 pm
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Town of Canton


Downtown Canton
Canton, 28716 United States + Google Map