The 35th Annual Lexington Barbecue Festival will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018. In addition to the festival, the City of Lexington and Davidson County has officially declared October as “Barbecue” month.
Events are held throughout the month of October which lead to the grand finale, the Barbecue Festival. Events that are held during the month of October include the Tour de Pig-the annual cycling event, golf tournament, fishing tournament, Hawg Run-5K run, and petanque tournament. All of these events draw talented athletes from across the Southeast.
There is also a contest for creative writers, the Pepsi “Pig Tales” writing competition. The event is open to children and adults. Professional staff at the Lexington Branch of the Davidson County Public Library serve a judges for the competition. Winners in all divisions win a year’s supply of Pepsi.
For more information please visit their website at BarbecueFestival.com