Events

The North Carolina Education Lottery sponsors a variety of community events throughout the state to help raise awareness about our products and beneficiaries.
NC Apple Festival

North Carolina Apple Festival 2022

September 2nd - September 5th, 2022
Hendersonville, NC

Come and celebrate the North Carolina Apple Festival with the North Carolina Education Lottery! The Apple Festival is a free event that has been Western North Carolina’s Premier Family Festival for over 60 years. The festival provides a street fair with freshly picked apples, arts and crafts, festival food, and free entertainment at the Historic Courthouse on Main Street.

While you are at the Apple Festival, be sure to stop by the NCEL trailer, located on southwest corner of Main Street and 5th Avenue, to learn about all of the new and exciting games! You can also Buy, Spin and Win for your chance to acquire the latest NCEL branded merchandise ranging from t-shirts to many other great items!

For more information, please visit the Apple Festival website.

Historic Morganton Festival

Historic Morganton Festival

September 9 – September 10, 2022
Downtown Morganton, Morganton, NC

Join the North Carolina Education Lottery at the Historic Morganton Festival September 9 - September 10th. The Historic Morganton Festival is a free event held in downtown Morganton, NC which is famous for its mile and a half of arts and crafts and variety of different vendors. The Historic Morganton Festival also features free outdoor concerts.

While you are at the Historic Morganton Festival, be sure to stop by the NCEL trailer, located on the corner of Meeting and Sterling Street, to learn about all of the new and exciting games! You can also Buy, Spin and Win for your chance to acquire the latest NCEL branded merchandise ranging from t-shirts to many other great items!

For more information, please visit the Historic Morganton Festival website.

IBMA Bluegrass Live!

IBMA Bluegrass Live!

September 30-October 1, 2022
Raleigh, NC

Come and celebrate the IBMA Bluegrass Live with the North Carolina Education Lottery! IBMA Bluegrass Live! is a one-of-a-kind event featuring Grammy Award winners, top-notch emerging acts, traditional bluegrass, and a street fest featuring more than 100 bands performing on seven stages along Fayetteville Street.

While you are at the IBMA Bluegrass Live! be sure to stop by the NCEL trailer, located directly adjacent from the Shop Local Raleigh, area to learn about all of the new and exciting games!

For more information, please visit the IBMA Bluegrass Live! website

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