Directions

It is not recommended that you use any internet mapping programs to find the Festival. There seems to occasionally be some discrepancy between the existing streets and the directions provided by such services.

Festival Site Address:

16445 Poplar Tent Road, Huntersville, NC 28078 - (704) 896-5544 or toll free at (877) 896-5544

From Charlotte:

Take Interstate 85 North to Exit 52 West (Poplar Tent Road). Follow Poplar Tent Road about 5 miles to the Festival entry on the left. The entrance road will be just before the intersection of Highway 73.  

Or

Take Interstate 85 North to Exit 55 West (Sam Furr Rd.).  Follow the signs west 5 miles to Poplar Tent Road. Turn left onto Poplar Tent Road. The Festival entry road will be on your right.

Or

Take Interstate 77 North to Exit 25 east (NC 73). Follow the signs 5 miles to Poplar Tent Road. Turn right onto Poplar Tent Road. The Festival entry road will be on your right.

Or

Take Interstate 77 North to Exit 23 east (Gilead Rd.).  Head east.  Turn right onto Huntersville-Concord Rd.  Turn left onto Poplar Tent Rd.

From Greensboro:

Take Interstate 85 South, just past Kannapolis to Exit 55 west (NC 73).  Follow the signs west 5 miles to Poplar Tent Road. Turn left onto Poplar Tent Road. The Festival entry road will be on your right.

From Winston-Salem:

Take Interstate 40 to Interstate 77 South. Take Exit 25 east (NC 73). Follow the signs 5 miles to Poplar Tent Road. Turn right onto Poplar Tent Road. The Festival entry road will be on your right.

Speedway Traffic:

If the Festival coincides with an event at the speedway, Interstate 77 can be used as an alternate route for Interstate 85.

 

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