Since 1982, The Seaboard Festival is held annually in downtown Hamlet the last Saturday in October. The Festival is a family friendly event featuring crafts, kids events, food and a variety of entertainment. Each year, the event sponsors a regional car show, Conductor’s Call, and a 5K race event. It features over 200 vendors displaying and selling their wares. Includes crafts, art show, 5 mile run, one mile fun run/walk, tot trot, entertainment, live musical entertainment, food vendors, children's activities.