Southern Delicacy on Display at Cary’s First Pimento Cheese Festival
- More than 25 food trucks will line Downtown Cary on Saturday, June 9 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. featuring their best pimento cheese samples. A restaurant row featuring seven Cary restaurants will also be serving their finest pimento cheese.
- Citizens can compete in the pimento cheese sculpting contest.
- In support of the event, Academy Street will be closed from Dry Avenue to Waldo Street from 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Cary, NC – A southern delicacy will be on full display in Downtown Cary on Saturday, June 9 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. for Cary’s first Pimento Cheese Festival. More than 25 food trucks will line Academy Street featuring new dishes with pimento cheese as the star alongside their regular menu items. A restaurant row featuring seven Downtown Cary restaurants will also be serving their finest pimento cheese, and festival goers can compete in a pimento cheese sculpting contest. Several beer and wine vendors and local musicians will also be on hand for the event. For a full listing of vendors, visit www.townofcary.org.
Parking is available in Downtown Cary and the parking deck at Town Hall. Accessible parking is available at the Cary Arts Center parking lot located off Faculty Avenue. Patrons can use the sidewalk to proceed across Dry Avenue to the event. In support of the event, Academy Street will be closed from Dry Avenue to Waldo Street from 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
The event will be held rain or shine. For more, search “Pimento Cheese Festival” at www.townofcary.org or call (919) 460-4968. And for more fun in Cary, follow on Twitter @TOC_fun and search our calendar at www.townofcary.org/calendar.
Ryan O’Quinn, Program Specialist, (919) 460-4968
Stephen McNulty, Public Information Specialist, (919) 465-4606
Deanna Hawkes, Deputy Public Information Officer, (919) 380-4240