Community Owned. Local News. Burke County, NC.

Saturday, Aug. 12 — Community Celebration

Posted 8/12/23

Don't miss the last day of the Waldensian Festival,  presented by the Town of Valdese each year to commemorate the heroic Waldensian people who founded Valdese in 1893. The event honors the Town's unique heritage with a variety of events that fills the quaint downtown with over 15,000 visitors and residents during the 2-day festival celebration.  Main Street is lined with over 170 food/art/craft vendors, amusement rides, a bocce tournament, an open art competition, attraction tours, street dances, and live music throughout the day, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

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