A Southern tradition for 70 years, this four-day festival is packed full of mule events that celebrate the "beast of burden" and the role of mules in rural farming. Other activities include rodeos, arts and crafts, carnival, vendors, music, dance, and a parade that attracts 20,000 on its own, and more! This festival, which draws 30,000-40,000 people, is filled with family fun and activities for everyone young and old. Check the website for schedule of events.


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Benson Singing Grove 406 E. Main St.
Benson, NC 27504

(919) 894-3825

Updated June 27, 2022

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