May events in Edenton, North Carolina, and Chowan County.

The events are listed chronologically by the last day the event will be held. Please make sure to look at the whole list to see if an event is going on during the time you plan to visit.

(If you prefer to also see community events (such as Town Council Meetings), as well as the featured events below, go to this page.)


May,  2021

Outdoor Historic Museum Trail Touring

A great month to get out and discover the rich history that has and continues to make Edenton a great place to live and visit.  Begin your tour at the Penelope Barker House, 505 S Broad Street and continue along the 15 sites.  It is also possible for all ages with picture taking and journaling to be shared in the upcoming fall classroom.

505 S Broad Street



Saturday, May 1,  8, 15, 22, 29, 2021

Edenton Farmers Market

Please join us every Saturday for the weekly farmers market, held indoors in the Farmer's Market Building as well as outdoors. Local farmers and artisans will be on site with a wide variety of items for sale, including organic fruits & vegetables, meat, eggs, honey, baked goods, arts & crafts and a whole lot more! Seasonally, the market is held on Wednesdays from 3 - 6 pm through the Wednesday before Thanksgiving also.

200 N Broad Street



 May, 2021

National Tourism Celebrates the Spirit of the Albemarle

The neighboring counties of Camden, Currituck, Perquimans and Pasquotank join Chowan as we feature the importance of Tourism in our region.

Public - 10 am - 4 pm