Autumnfest – Oct. 3

Autumnfest logo 2013


The 37th annual Autumnfest and all running events scheduled for this Saturday, October 3rd are canceled due to threat of severe weather. The festival will not be rescheduled this year. Although there is disappointment, our first concern is the safety of the many attendees, runners, volunteers, vendors, and entertainers.

If you are a vendor, you will be offered a credit for your booth fee for next year or a refund check. For vendor questions, please contact Emma Griffin at 910-692-7376 or

If you are registered 5K runner, you will be offered a credit for your race fee for next year or a refund check. For race questions, please contact Chris Wiley at 910-692-2463 or

Saturday, October 1, 2016
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Southern Pines, NC

Presented by the Arts Council of Moore County and the Southern Pines Recreation & Parks Dept. since 1978, AUTUMNFEST takes place on the first Saturday in October at Downtown Park in beautiful Southern Pines, North Carolina. The festival has something for everyone: arts and crafts, live entertainment, great food, kids rides, a Fun Run/Walk, a 5K Road Race, and much more! Everyone is invited to come early to the picturesque setting of Southern Pines and enjoy this wonderful, small-town festival!  We hope to see you there!

For any questions about the 38th Autumnfest, please contact the appropriate person below:

Vendor & General Information ContactEmma Griffin – 910-692-7376
Entertainment Stage Contact:  Rollie Sampson – rollie[at] or 910-692-2787
Autumnfest Kids Races (ages 3-12)Sue Gillis – 910-692-2463
5K Race / 1-Mile Fun Run & Health Walk (all ages)Chris Wiley – 910-692-2463
Vendor InformationCLICK HERE