Richmond County NC Tourism

23rd Annual Ellerbe Farmer's Day Parade & Fall Festival 
November 17, 2018, 11:00 AM- 5:00 PM 


Come kick off Farm City Week 2018 in Ellerbe with the annual farmers day parade on Main Street.  Parade starts at 11:00 AM 
Local Food & Craft Vendors will be on site. 

Friday, November 9 - 11th, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. 
Sycamore Lodge, 1059 Sycamore Ln, Jackson Springs, NC  27281

Tree Lighting Ceremony     To mark the beginning of the Holiday Season the City of Hamlet hosts its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on the Monday following Thanksgiving. The event is held at the park on Main Street located just across from the depot. In addition to the tree lighting, the event also includes Christmas carols and refreshments.Please bring your family and friends to share this occasion with us.

Saturday, December 1, 2018, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Downtown Rockingham, NC
@ the Cole Plaza, Rockingham, NC. 28379

November 10, 2018 - Saturday
Rockingham Dragway, Rockingham, NC


Mass Acceleration Motorsports Street Drags / MXA Street Car Shootout
Open Test-n-Tune / Quarter-Mile Runs & 1/8th-Mile Runs For All Vehicles

On Thursday, December 6th at 3:30 PM, Hamlet's Annual Christmas Parade will travel through Downtown Hamlet evoking local holiday spirit. From vintage fire trucks to Santa Claus, come celebrate Christmas at the parade! The event will proceed rain or shine. So use the entry form below to register a float and we hope to see everyone there! Please feel free to contact us with an questions or concerns.

November 17, 2018 - Saturday

Rockingham Dragway, Rockingham, NC

Mass Acceleration Motorsports Street Drags / MXA Street Car Shootout
Open Test-n-Tune / Quarter-Mile Runs & 1/8th-Mile Runs For All Vehicles

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 7:30p.m.
Individual Show Tickets - $30, $40, $50

Tuesday, March 21, 2019 - 7:30p.m.
Individual Show Tickets - $30, $40, $50

November 23-25, 2018 - Friday - Sunday
Rockingham Dragway, Rockingham, NC


Holiday Jr. Jam! Three-days of Jr Dragsters - Purchase Tickets!
Something for Everybody!

Saturday, November 10, 2018 -11:00 a.m.

VFW Post 4203 with a 1 o'clock parade lineup at the DSS Parking Lot. / 1 pm until 2:30 pm @ Harrington Square / Music, kids zone Art Exhibit / 5pm a Rockin for Veterans Concert at the VFW Post $10 donation.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 7:30p.m.
Individual Show Tickets - $30, $40, $50

Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 5 p.m. to November 17 at 9 p.m. @ the Place of Grace Campus, 252 School St., Rockingham, NC. 28379


The Forest of Hope is a Christmas themed fundraiser organized by the friends of the Richmond County Rescue Mission. The event was created to support the expansion and sustainability of services provided to the homeless at the rescue mission's new location in East Rockingham.


Attendees will also be treated to beautiful musical performances, an assortment of Christmas snacks, activities for children, fun photo opportunities, and plenty of Christmas surprises.

I Can Be Anything Fair
Your child CAN…Be a firefighter, a chef, an artist or an inventor. Explore what the future can hold at the I CAN Be Anything Fair, a kid-sized career fair where kids can meet police officers, firefighters, teachers and more as they discover opportunities for their futures.

ALL AGES
NOVEMBER 10, 9:00 AM

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 7:30p.m.
Individual Show Tickets - $30, $40, $50

Monday, November 26, 2018 - Special Start Time 7:00p.m.
Individual Show Tickets - $30, $40, $50

Come celebrate the Christmas season in Hamlet! The Annual Old Fashioned Christmas will feature live music, entertainment, and games. The event is held on the second Friday and Saturday night in December. Santa will be on Hamlet Avenue and then is back again the following night at Main Street Central on Main Street. Festivities each day will start at around 6pm. This free, family friendly event will have horse drawn buggies, hot chocolate, and so much more.