Established in 1982, the Seaboard Festival is an annual event that celebrates Hamlet’s history as the "Hub of the Seaboard." The Festival is a family friendly event featuring crafts, kids events, food and a variety of entertainment. Each year, the event sponsors a regional car show, Conductor’s Call, and a 5K race event. Check the website for schedule of events.
The Seaboard Festival is held annually in downtown Hamlet the last Saturday in October. The festival is organized by volunteers.