One of the Oldest and Most Shadtastic Festivals in all of NC!

Annual Grifton Shad Festival

Festival Sponsors


The below companies, individual and organizations are sponsors of the 2017 Grifton Shad Festival

  • Tands (Bojangles)*
  • Hardee & Hardee*
  • Smithfield Foods*
  • Doug Henry Ford – Ayden*
  • DuPont*
  • Hastings Ford.
  • Weyerhauser
  • Grifton Gang
  • Stancill’s Wild Game Processing
  • Smith’s Funeral Service & Crematory, Inc
  • R&S Automotive
  • Duke Energy
  • Ernie Everett Site Preparation
  • House of Wang
  • Cannon’s Farm/Cannon’s Septic Tank Service
  • Power House Performance
  • First Citizens of Grifton
  • Physicians East
  • Carolina Solar Energy II
  • Kendall & Pat HIll
  • Garris Body Shop
  • Anderson Automotive
  • Harper Farms
  • Sale Auto Mall
  • Harrell’s Taxidermy
  • Farmer Funeral Service
  • CMSD
  • Snow Tractor
  • Greenville Marine
  • Hugo Auto Sales
  • RA Jefferys
  • Cottage Brook Hobby Farms
  • Hwy 55 of Grifton
  • WRNS
  • Coastline Golf Carts
  • Walmart
  • Uptown Art & Supply
  • Mike Gaskins
  • Uptown Brewing Company
  • ASAP Party & Tent Rentals
  • Grifton Police Department
  • Town of Grifton
  • Grifton Rescue Squad
  • Enams African American Arts & Crafts Christian Center
  • Pitt County Group Homes
  • Carolina Vinyl
  • Oakley’s Body Shop
  • Mills International
  • Carolina Solar Energy II
  • Piggly Wiggly of Ayden
  • Hometown Pharmacy
  • First Citizens Bank -Grifton
  • Mills Country Store
  • Moore’s BBQ

*Major Sponsors