Cary's Downtown Chowdown

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April 19, 2020 & July 12, 2020

Enjoy a food-filled afternoon along Academy Street in Downtown Cary. Taste some of the best food in the Triangle, enjoy cool beverages from craft beer and wine vendors, and relax to the music of great local performers. See you Downtown!

Want to be a Vendor?

APPLY NOW! The 2020 Downtown Chowdown Application goes live on November 13, 2019 at 9 a.m. and closes on January 17, 2020 at 11:59 pm. This year, those interested in participating in the Pimento Cheese Festival on June 6, 2020 must submit the Pimento Cheese Festival Application.

 Accessible Parking

Accessible parking is available in the parking lot of the Cary Arts Center (101 Dry Ave.)

Weather Policy

Cary's Downtown Chowdown will be held rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, check out our Weather Status Page.


For more information, contact us at (919) 469-4061 (option 4), or by email.