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The Barbecue Festival
Lexington / Davidson County
The Barbecue Festival This annual festival features North Carolina's best pork barbecue. Festival visitors are also treated to exciting local, regional, and national entertainers on six different stages located throughout an eighteen square block area. The festival features more than 300 artisans and craftsmen, special attractions, rides & games, and many other pork themed activities to celebrate Lexington's famous heritage!

The 25th Anniversary Barbecue Festival is set for Satruday, October 25, 2008. The annual celebration culminates a month-long series of events celebrating the local cuisine: Barbecue Festival Tennis Tournament, Oct. 4-5; Tour de Pig Bike Ride, Oct. 11; Barbecue Festival Golf Tournament, Oct. 18-19; Hawg Shoot Air Rifle Tournament, and the Hawg Run 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run, Oct. 18.
 

 
Site Location: Uptown Lexington
  Lexington, NC  27293
Days/Hours: Held on one of the last two Saturdays in October each year. Call or check the Web site for dates and times. In 2008 the date will be October 25, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Fees: Free
Phone: (336) 956-1880 
Email: ss@barbecuefestival.com
Website: http://www.barbecuefestival.com
Accommodate Groups: Yes
Bus Parking: Yes
Handicapped Accessible: Yes
Restrooms Available: Yes

Photo Courtesy The Dispatch, Lexington, NC

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