The 46th-annual Selma Railroad Days Festival is set for October 1 & 2, 2021. Two days of fun and live music by the downtown Historic Union Depot, 500 E Railroad Street, Selma, North Carolina.
This year’s festival will begin with the Chew Chew Food Truck Rodeo on Friday, October 1, 2021, 5-9pm, with live music by KendriX Singletary (6-9pm).
Railroad Days continue on Saturday, October 2, 2021, with entertainment on two stages — Main Stage and the Activate Selma Community Stage:
- My Kid’s Club 5K run/walk (8:30am)
- Mascot Race (10-10:30am)
- Selma Railroad Days Festival Parade (10:30am-noon)
- All Aboard Hollerin’ Contest (1pm)
- Live music by Rivermist Band (noon-2pm)
- The Stingrayz Band (3-5pm)
Saturday there will also be a Kids Zone ($5 bounce passes available), vendors, and food trucks during the festival. And, of course, model train displays!
See full schedule and food truck information at selma-nc.com/departments/parks-rec/railroad-days-festival.
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Be A Part of the Festival
Parade: If you are interested in being in the parade, register ASAP online at selma.recdesk.com. There is no fee to enter, except for a business. The business parade entry fee is $25. Parade entrants will gather at 311 W Richardson Street (ball field), Selma, NC prior to the 10am-noon parade. Step-off will be at 10:30am.
Vendors: Festival vendors will be open Saturday, October 2, 2021, 9am-5pm. Registrations for vendor spots are being accepted until September 24, 2021. Spaces may run out prior to this date. Fees range from $25 to $50. See details here. Setup access will be provided prior to the festival start on Saturday.
For more information, call Selma Parks and Recreation at 919.975.1411, or email Melissa Dooley.
Source: Melissa Dooley, Town of Selma Parks and Recreation Department