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40th Stokes Stomp September 13th & 14th

Danbury, N.C. – The Stokes Stomp Festival on the Dan, scheduled for September 13th and 14th is adding a few new wrinkles on its fourtieth birthday, with activities aimed for the young and young at heart. The longest running arts council sponsored event in North Carolina, the Stokes Stomp is held annually along the banks of the beautiful Dan River at Moratock Park, 1077 Sheppard Mill Road in Danbury, North Carolina.

For more information, please contact the Stokes County Arts Council at (336) 593-8159 or if interested in participating either as a vendor or volunteer, please contact us via e-mail at

Non-Profit Booth Application 2014 doc

Arts & Crafts Registration Form 2014 docpdf

Be Part of the FIRST EVER Stokes Stomp VIP Experience at this years 40th Festival on the Dan! Folks, this is guaranteed to be a BIG year for the Stomp, if you want the Red Carpet Treatment that only Stokes Arts can provide, take advantage of this offer NOW, limited to only the first 25 people per day. In order to sign up for this offer please email or contact us at this FB page and we will contact you back with the form for needed information for this VIP Package. Parking at Moratock Park will be Limited to Parking Pass ONLY this year, the only way to have a pass is via this VIP experience or purchase a individual day Parking Pass for $10. Please email us at for Stomp VIP information.

Stomp VIP

Anyone with disability(ies) who needs an accommodation to participate at any Stokes County Arts Council event or program is requested to inform us 48 hours prior to the scheduled time of the event or program.

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The Town of Danbury will sponsor the parade
Theme: Stokes County, Times Remembered
Parade Lineup: 7:30-8:30am
Judging: 8:30-9:00am
Parade Hours: 10:00 - 11:00am

Stokes Stomp, September 13, 2014  9:30am - 7:30pm

Main Stage Entertainment Schedule 
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Stained Glass Canoe
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Stokes Stomp Parade (Theme: Stokes County, Time Remembered)
At Parade Conclusion North, South, West Stokes Marching Bands
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Jordan Covington
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Star Catchers
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Loose Cannons
3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. The Lonesome River Band
4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Blues Creek
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Lonesome River Band

Miss Joyce’s Dance Studio will perform
Main Stage Area - 3:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Children's Next Generation Stage Entertainment Schedule 

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.     Charity Hampton
1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.    Maya Burgess
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.    Mason Via and Friends
4:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.    Miss Joyce’s Dance Company

Stokes Stomp, September 14, 2014 11am - 6:30pm

Main Stage Entertainment Schedule
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. David Via
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Back Step Old Time Band (Old Dominion Cloggers will dance in front of the stage)
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Rich In Tradition
4:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. John Cowan, John McFee & Friends

CC Dance Company will perform
Main Stage Area - 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m

Children's Next Generation Stage Entertainment Schedule 

1:00 p.m. -1:30 p.m.  Makayla Sands & Ethan Bowman
1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.    CC Dance Company
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.      Taft’s Bathtub Band
3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.    Old Dominion Cloggers
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.    “Storytime” with Peter Holland and Once Upon A Blue Ridge

A Big Shout Out to - Todd Fulmer & Dallas Carroll, Co-chairs/Stokes Stomp Entertainment Committee and Nancy Markle Stomp Chair as well as the rest of our fabulous board members. We couldn't do the Stomp without your help.

Special Thanks to the Following Sponsors:  

40th Stokes Stomp FlyerPresenting Sponsors
Stokes County Arts Council, Reynolds American Foundation, Danbury General Store, Food Lion, New Bridge Bank, Duke Energy Foundation, Flow Subaru, Pepsi Bottling Ventures, Bill Johnson Trust / Winston-Salem Foundation, NC Arts Council.

Associate Sponsors
Artist’s Way Creations, Burroughs Funeral Home, Centurylink, County of Stokes, Dan River Company, Stokes Pharmacy, Bennett’s Baskets and Bows, Sam’s Pizza, Stokes County Economic Development, Town of Danbury, King Music Center, Ms. Lenora Brown, NC Granite Corporation, Hanes Brand, Tar Heel Paddlers Association, Rainbow Print and Copy, Industrial Fire and Safety, Wild Fire Tattoo Studio, 98.1 FM WBRF and WPAQ 740AM

Special Thanks

Danbury Volunteer Fire Dept., South Stokes Environmental Club, Stokes District Resource Center, Stokes County Sheriff’s Dept., Stokes County Public Works Dept., Stokes EMS, Stokes County Cub Scouts and all Stokes Stomp Volunteers!!
We would not have the Stokes Stomp without you

... and a special 'THANK YOU' to the volunteers from the Stokes County community, your service is inspiring!
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