The Barbecue Festival of Lexington, North Carolina is the “Barbecue Capital of the World” and has been recognized nationally, regionally, and state wide for its excellence as one of the “Top Ten Food Festivals in America” by Travel & Leisure Magazine, a “Top Twenty October Event” by the Southeast Tourism Society, is a part of the Library of Congress’ “Local Legacy Events”, and has won more than fifty awards through The N.C. Association of Festivals and Events Excellence Awards program. The festival was also named “One of Ten Great Places to Celebrate Food” by USA Today.
More than 150,000 people will attend and enjoy this “Thirty Year Old Annual Event” with the flavor of slow-cooked pork barbecue prepared by festival’s designated area restaurants and serving-up thousands of pounds of barbecue sandwiches in three large tents. An uptown area filled with arts and crafts vendors, street performers, festival food galore, and six different entertainment stages with an impressive line-up featuring a variety of music to please all festival attendees.
Officially, the Barbecue Festival has a free downloadable App through the App Store and Android market, web site www.barbecuefestival.com or phone (336) 956-1880