Cuke Patch 5K/Friday Night Left ornament Right ornament
(Cuke Patch 5K Glow Run)

N.C. Pickle Festival Friday Night Fun Night

Downtown Mount Olive is the place to be on Friday evening, April 27! The fun starts with the Pay One Price Carnival Rides from 5-9 p.m. Ride all you want for $12. Concessions will be available at the rides, located at the corner of West Main and Chestnut Streets.

Around the corner on Center Street, the Tazz Band will liven up the night with their range of old and new, blues, country, rock, funk and beach! The music runs from 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair and your dancing shoes…

The N.C. Pickle Festival Homestyle Chili Cookoff comes to Friday night, across the street from the music on North Center. The cook teams fire up their chili pots for competition at 5 p.m., but the People’s Choice sales start at 6. (Last year’s Homestyle winner Mike Singleton ranked in the Top 10 in the World Chili Cookoff!)

Last but certainly not least, Friday Night also includes the Cuke Patch 5K Glow Run. Bring a friend or four, dress in your craziest pickle costume, grab your glow stick and run the 5K in the dark. Prizes for best costume will be awarded!

Run Flyer

Run Entry Form ( download and submit with payment)

Online Registration & Payment

2018 Friday Night Event
The Tazz Band

The Tazz Band

2017 Friday Night Event







  • NC Pickle Festvial

    123 N. Center Street, Mount Olive, NC 28365





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