Salisbury is set to host the Third Annual Cheerwine Festival, named after its favorite hometown soft drink, Saturday, May 18, in downtown Salisbury from noon to 10 p.m. Cheerwine fans will enjoy great Southern food, shopping for Cheerwine merchandise, the F&M Bank Kids Zone, the Food Lion Carolina Brands Sampling Area, a beer garden and local craft vendors, thanks to sponsors: F&M Bank, Food Lion, Hotwire Communications, Sharonview Credit Union, Rowan County Tourism Development Authority, Novant, CARmazone, Champion Windows and Home Exteriors, Trellis Supportive Care, Mean Mug Coffee Company, Renewal by Anderson, Backcountry & Beyond, and of course, Cheerwine!
- Stella Rising - 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
- The Southern Gothic - 5 to 6 p.m.
- LiveHouse - 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
- Smash Mouth - 8 to 10 p.m.
No festival is complete without rockin’ live music. Four bands and multiple Buskers (street performers) are scheduled to perform along the midway and on the Hotwire Communications stage throughout the day at the Festival:
Be sure to visit the Cheerwine Festival website at cheerwinefestival.com or follow the hashtag #CheerwineFest on social media for more details on the event schedule, FAQs and weekend road closures in Salisbury.