Pimento Cheese Festival

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Saturday, June 8, 2019
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Academy Street between Dry Ave. and Waldo St.

The Pimento Cheese Festival is rain or shine. Staff is closely monitoring the weather and will make any updates to the event status on the Facebook event.  

Food trucks will line Academy Street to serve their regular menu, along with new dishes featuring a southern delicacy: pimento cheese! Enjoy live music at the Downtown Park, grab a drink from local breweries, and taste some of the best pimento cheese samples from local restaurants. You can even test your skills in the pimento cheese sculpting contest.

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Restaurant Row

Restaurant Row will feature pimento cheese from some of your favorite Cary Restaurants.  Each restaurant will be giving away samples of their pimento cheese as well as selling some unique items.  Featured restaurants will be announced soon.


Adam Lee Decker Trio
Adam Lee Decker Trio | 11 a.m - 1 p.m.
Hip Pocket Band
Hip Pocket | 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.


The 2019 Pimento Cheese Festival is Presented by:
Our State Magazine Logo  

Thank you to our other sponsors:
Dyer Allstate Agency   Champion Windows Logo

Accessible Parking

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

Weather Policy

Cary's Pimento Cheese Festival 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) 469-0461 - option 4 or by email.

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