Love Pimento Cheese? There’s a North Carolina Festival Dedicated To It

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Do you love pimento cheese? Lucky for you there’s a celebration dedicated to the Carolinas’ favorite food. In the Raleigh suburb of Cary, they host the annual Pimento Cheese Festival. And it is everything you can imagine.

The 2019 Pimento Cheese Festival is taking place on Saturday, June 8th in Downtown Cary. The festival features food from more than 25 different food trucks, beer and wine, live music and even cheese sculpting by Sarah the Cheese Lady.

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Restaurant Row will feature pimento cheese from Cary restaurants giving away free samples of the unique dishes. Entertainment will be provided by the Adam Lee Decker Trio and Hip Pocket.

The festival takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Academy Street between Dry Ave. and Waldo St.

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