One of the best Hamfest in this area is held every year in Huntsville Al.  The dates this year are August 18 and 19.  For more information goto http://www.hamfest.org

The Shelby Hamfest is held on Labor Day Weekend every year with the gates open August 31 through September 2, 2018.  Friday hours are 0900 – 1700.  Saturday hours are 0800 – 1700 and Sunday hours are 0800 – 1300.  The hamfest is located on the the fairgrounds at 1751 E. Marion St. Shelby, NC 28152.  The link to the website is  http://www.shelbyhamfest.com/index.html