Pimento Cheese Festival

Apr 13, 2024
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Downtown Cary Park 327 S. Academy St. Cary, NC 27511

Pimento cheese is a southern delicacy worth celebrating. Come enjoy the nation’s only festival dedicated specifically to pimento cheese!

A new date, more vendors, and, of course, more pimento cheese! This year’s Pimento Cheese Festival is set to be the best yet with more activities and a larger event footprint including Downtown Cary Park.

Schedule of Events

The Pimento Cheese Festival is from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Visitors can enjoy food from more than 50 vendors, live music, trivia at The Bark Bar, games, the annual pimento cheese sculpting contest and more.

A more detailed schedule will be posted soon.

Food & Beverage

Learn more about Market 317.

Learn more about The Bark Bar.

There will be a variety of food trucks and vendors delivering their regular menus as well as unique pimento cheese-infused dishes. Expect things like k-dogs with pimento cheese and flaming hot Cheeto dust, fried shrimp with pimento cheese grits, pimento cheese ice cream and much more.

A full list of participating vendors will be posted soon.


Downtown Cary Park strives to provide a positive experience for all guests. Our goal is to accommodate you and meet your individual needs. Please fill out the event accessibility form here and a staff member will be in contact with you.