Lexington, North Carolina, is called “Barbecue Capital of the World”. The city holds, every year, a giant food event: Lexington Barbecue Festival.
This is one of the great and significant festivals of its kind in US.
The festival that is held in October attracts more than 100,000 visitors who reach the festival to enjoy the tastes, the unique atmosphere and the diverse events of the festival. Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high demand accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms well in advance.
Some of the events are:
- Various kind of food in the city’s restaurants
- Dozens of food stands
- Souvenirs, presents and handmade craft stands
- Various street shows
- Entertainment and music shows played on several stages Etc…
The festival’s program, venue, lineup information show time / schedule of events, How to get, parking etc, is present in the festival’s link website below, under “Event Related Information” section.