Novant Health

Welcome to Everybody’s Day - sponsored by Novant Health.  This year’s annual event will be held on Saturday, September 30th in downtown Thomasville, NC. 

Officially, the hours of the festival are from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM.

An important part of Everybody's Day is the support the festival receives from multiple organizations within the community, especially Novant Health, volunteers, and City of Thomasville, NC

For over the 100 years Thomasville, NC has been the home of the award winning Everybody's Day festival. Each year people from throughout the Southeast to come and shop for arts & crafts, enjoy music, carnival rides, and great food! Entertainment includes many arts & crafts vendors, live music of all genre's, and lots of delicious food. Interested in becoming a vendor?  

Bank of North Carolina Stage

J.C.Green & Sons and Crescent Ford sponsored Gospel Stage

Piedmont Crossing Dance Stage


From Raleigh, Greensboro or Charlotte on I-85, take Exit 103. Travel North on Highway 109/Randolph Street for two miles to downtown Thomasville, NC. 

From Winston Salem, take Highway 109 South to downtown Thomasville, NC. 

From High Point or Lexington on Bus.- 85, take the Highway 109 South exit and travel two miles until you reach downtown Thomasville, NC.  

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Special Services

First Aid

Thomasville Medical Center as well as the Thomasville Rescue Squad will provide First Aid and emergency service’s at the festival. The first aid area will be located at the corner of Main and Randolph Streets.

Handicapped Service’s

The Everybody’s Day festival is indeed for everybody. The following special service’s are available for handicapped visitors.

Handicapped Parking

The parking lot immediately behind City Hall (10 Salem St, Thomasville, NC 27360)  is designated as official handicapped parking for festival visitors. The lot will be identified with a sign. It is accessed from Thomas Street.


Portable toilets with handicapped accessibility locations are indicated on the festival map, which is printed in the special newspaper supplement published by the Thomasville Times. Signs on the facility also identify the handicapped accessible toilets. Newly constructed handicapped accessible restrooms are available adjacent too North Carolina’s oldest Railroad Depot near the corner of West Main Street and Trade Avenue.

Special Notices

For the comfort, safety and enjoyment of all festival visitors, City of Thomasville Ordinance prohibits the following at Everybody’s Day:

  • Pets
  • Silly String
  • Poppers
  • Bicycles, Skateboards, Scooters

Noted and obvious exceptions include wheelchairs for handicapped as well as Leader Dogs for blind or sight impaired.

Enjoy your time in Thomasville, NC! We will enjoy having you here, come again. 

Everybody's Day Award Recognition

1997 - Best Merchandise

1998 - Sponsor of the Year (Thomasville Medical Center)
1999 - Best New Sponorship Program 
2000 - Festival Director of the Year (Doug Croft)
2002 - Best Logo
2003 - Best Merchandise
2004 - Sponsor of the Year (Thomasville Medical Center)
2004 - Top 20 Event for the Month of September by Southeast Tourism Society
2005 - Sponsor of the Year
2005 - Festival Person of the Year (Judy Smith)
2006 - Best Volunteer Group (Christian Life Center Men's Group)
2009 - Volunteer of the Year (Nancy Higgins)
2009 - Sponsor of the Year (Thomasville Medical Center)