Grifton Shad Festival runs through weekend

GRIFTON, N.C. (WITN) – One of the most time-honored and longest-running festivals in all of North Carolina is returning for its 52nd year.

The Grifton Shad Festival began Thursday and runs through Sunday. The festival features several days of activities including fun time amusements and rides, live music, parades, a petting zoo, food vendors, and so much more.

A free shuttle service will be available.

For a full list of events, visit their website here.

WITN is a proud sponsor of the Grifton Shad Festival.