MOUNT OLIVE, N.C (WNCT) – The North Carolina Pickle Festival is a big dill (get it?)! On Saturday, it made a huge comeback since COVID-19 put a halt to the festival for the past two years.

The fun all took place in downtown Mount Olive. The day included entertainment from the Live Push Band. Throughout the day, people enjoyed the carnival rides, Wayne County Car Cruisers Classic Car Show, a petting zoo and much more.

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Of course, there were a lot of events involving pickles, including a pickle-eating contest, a pickle scavenger hunt and a ride on the pickle festival train.

Entry to the festival was free. For a full list of the schedule click here.

Go here to see more about all the festivals happening in Eastern North Carolina: Let’s Go Out!