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November Festivals and Events

Early to Mid November Pre-Holiday Fun

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Before becoming completely immersed in the upcoming holiday festivities, you can enjoy several wonderful November festivals and special events throughout the Southeast. These highlights offer great pre-holiday fun with an array of activities for all ages.

Also see: Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend in the Southeast

Stone Mountain Park - Indian Festival and Pow-Wow

October 31 - November 3, 2013 - Stone Mountain, Georgia
This four-day annual festival, the largest Native American gathering in Georgia, explores Native American culture through dance and drum competitions, craft demonstrations, cooking, music, storytelling activities and more. Related Information: Visiting Stone Mountain Park | Stone Mountain Area Hotels - Compare Rates | Atlanta Hotels - Compare Rates

Mountaineer Week

November 1 – November 10, 2013 - Morgantown, West Virginia
West Virginia University celebrates Appalachian heritage and traditions with an array of activities at this premier West Virginia event, featuring music, food, crafts and other programs for visitors, as well as for the University community. Related Information: Morgantown Hotels - Compare Rates

Urbanna Oyster Festival

November 1 - 2, 2013 - Urbanna, Virginia
It's oyster season in Virginia and the Urbanna Oyster Festival, designated as the official Oyster Festival of the Commonwealth and celebrating 56 delicious years this year, attracts an estimated 80,000 people to enjoy food and craft booths, a great Fireman's Parade on Friday evening, a Saturday parade and more. Related Information: Urbanna Area Hotels - Compare Rates

Alabama Pecan Festival

November 1 - 3, 2013 - Mobile, Alabama
This annual community festival features family fun with entertainment, contests, food and crafts vendors, carnival activities and yummy pecan pies. Related Information: Mobile Hotels - Compare Rates

Mule Day

November 1, 2013 - Calvary, Georgia
Touted as the largest one-day festival in southwest Georgia, this annual event, always held the first Saturday in November, features a sunrise breakfast, mule parade, flea market with hundreds of booths, barbecue and fish fry, regional entertainment and more. Related Information: Calvary Area Hotels - Compare Rates

The South Carolina Pecan Festival

November 2, 2013 - Florence, South Carolina
This popular annual community event offers family fun for all ages, entertainment, arts and crafts, food vendors and more in downtown Florence. Related Information: Florence Area Hotels - Compare Rates

Veterans Day Events and Ceremonies

November 11, 2013 - Various Locations in the Southeast
Veterans Day, a federal and state holiday in the United States, is always celebrated on November 11th. Click above to find out about several Veterans Day highlights in the Southeast, including parades, ceremonies and more on or close to Veterans Day.

Cucalorus Film Festival

November 13 - 17, 2013 - Wilmington, North Carolina
This annual four-day festival showcases independent films, including features, documentaries, experimental films, shorts and animation, all at venues within walking distance from each other in historic downtown Wilmington. Related Information: Wilmington Hotels - Compare Rates

Telfair Art Fair

November 16 - 17, 2013 - Savannah, Georgia
Showcasing original artwork, including paintings, sculpture, photographs, pottery, jewelry and more, this annual free fair takes place in Telfair Square in the heart of Savannah's historic district. In addition to wonderful artwork, the event features an array of activities for children throughout the weekend. Related Information: Visiting Savannah | Photos of Savannah | Savannah Hotels - Compare Rates

Seagrove Pottery Festival

November 22 - 24, 2013 - Seagrove, North Carolina
This annual festival features hand-made pottery and colonial crafts, with demonstrations and an auction on the last day of the festival, offering limited edition pieces signed and dated by local potters. Related Information: Seagrove Area Hotels - Compare Rates

The Chitlin' Strut

November 30, 2013 - Salley, South Carolina
(Date and details to be confirmed on event website)
Always held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, this annual event revolves around the preparation and consumption of chitterlings or chitlins. The Chitlin' Strut attracts thousands of apparently hungry chitlins fans (some estimates say over 50,000), who consume over 10,000 pounds of chitlins. Related Information: Salley Area Hotels - Compare Rates

Holiday Festivals and Christmas Lights

For a festive day trip, short getaway or holiday vacation to the Southeast U.S., here are 50 fun seasonal attractions and fun places to visit, many that begin in November. Enjoy Christmas lights, visits with Santa, exploring time honored traditions and more.

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