Don’t miss these signature events in Sanford and Lee County that many folks look forward to with anticipation. Whether it’s StreetFest, Broadway Our Way or the Downtown Alive! Concert Series, there’s a signature event happening here that’s truly worth planning a trip for.

Signature Events
Carolina Indie Fest
May 10-11
Sanford Farmers’ Market
April 20 - November 9
Downtown Alive Spring Concert
May 9
Strawberry Jammin’
May 11
Classic to Custom Car Show
June 1
City Summer Concert Series
June, July, August
Downtown Alive! Fall Concert
September 19
Downtown Sanford StreetFest & fireworks
October 12
Boo & brew Ghost Tour
October 17-19; 24-26; 31
Downtown Trick-or-Treat
October 26
Holiday Night Market
November 2
Sunday with Santa Train & Tree Lighting
November 24
Small Business Saturday
November 30
Sanford Christmas Parade
December 2
Broadway Christmas Parade
December 14
Kiss the Night Away Date Night Market
February 9
March 23
Broadway Our Way
April 20
Event Calendar
Other Signature Events
Immerse yourself year round in the sound of this popular genre.
Ole Mill Crank Up
See an old saw mill come to life before your very eyes! Take this trip back in time each spring to enjoy historical demonstrations and more.
Southern Side by Side
Catch competition recreational shooting at its finest. This classic event is held each spring and fall.
Broadway Our Way
Hit the streets of Broadway, NC for one fantastic, springtime festival.
Strawberry Jammin'
Enjoy this spring festival celebrating all things strawberry at the Sanford Farmers' Market.
Ammons Farm July 4th Fireworks
Sanford celebrates the 4th in the biggest and brightest way.
Downtown Alive! Concert Series
Free concerts in downtown Sanford. What could be better than that?
Central Carolina Wedding Showcase
Save the date for this annual wedding expo spectacular at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic & Conference Center.
Lee Regional Fair
Every fall, the fair brings lots of excitement to Lee County. Come enjoy delicious food, midway rides, agricultural and commercial exhibits, and more.
Britton Buchanan
Sanford native and The Voice finalist returns with some very special guests!
Music On The Mann
Enjoy Jim Quick & Coastline's swamp soul sound and catchy songs at this free outdoor concert at the Mann Center. 
Sanford Pottery Exhibition & Marketplace
Revel in the beauty of Sanford's storied tradition of clay and craft. Shop the marketplace as well for a variety of contemporary pottery pieces.