The Sonker Festival is a Surry County tradition, presented each year by the Surry County Historical Society.

It is held the first Saturday in October at the Edwards-Franklin House west of Mount Airy.

Festival attendees sample sonker made from a variety of family recipes passed down through generations. Admission is free, with a nominal charge for sonker and beverages.


4132 Haystack Road
Mount Airy, NC 27030

(336) 786-6116

Updated August 19, 2021

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