Food & Drink

Chapel Hill and Orange County has long been a culinary destination and can be best sampled at any one of the many food and drink events held year round. Also, check out our music events as many have local food trucks on site or offer a full menu.

Some of our favorites:

Walking Food Tours - sample tastings and personal insights from a cross-section of the finest and most unique establishments in the communities of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough.

Southern Season for weekly wine tastings and cooking classes.

Save the Dates:

April 5

Wednesday Market and Evening Eats. The Carrboro Farmer's Market is kicking off another season with an Evening Eats Food Truck Rodeo. Live music from Laura Jane Vincent, Beer from Steel String Brewery and food from Baguettaboutit, Bulkogi, Chirba Chirba, Lost Boys, Maple View Ice Cream and Yeehaw Donuts.

April 8

Spring Wine Sale. Weaver Street Market in Carrboro will be hosting their annual wine sale on April 8 and 15. Pay $10 at the tent entrance, then browse, eat hors-d’oeuvres, and try wines. Enter the raffle for door prizes. Take home your glass as a souvenir. Enjoy live music. Event is 1-5pm. Weaver Street Market in Hillsborough will hold their wine sale on April 22.

April 28-30

West Fest 2017  3-day block party celebrating Spring, Local Food, Music & Beer on S. Nash Street in Hillsborough. Local musicians will be performing live from Friday night all the way until Sunday afternoon. There will be two stages, one at Mystery Brewing Public House and one at Nash St. Tavern. There will be 17 musical acts throughout the weekend. Hillsborough BBQ, Fetch Hot Dog Co., Chirba Chirba Dumplings, and Mystery Brewing Public House will serve up food all weekend long. And Mystery Brewing Public House has a full lineup of Mystery's spring beer along with a couple special NC beer guest taps. 

May 7

Moorefields on the Lawn is a popular spring event that will feature food by Hillsborough's La Place Restaurant - Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar. Live music by the Jazz Tones, house and ground tours, and lawn games. This event is an annual Fund Raiser for Moorefields. 3-5pm. Call 919-732-4384 for ticket information. Tickets will be available online by April 30.

May 14

The Franklin Hotel hosts a Graduation & Mother's Day Brunch Sunday May from 11am- 1pm. Menu features made to order omelets, Applewood smoked bacon and sausage, scrambled ages, a waffle station, carving station and more. click Reservations or call Kelly at 919-442-4096.

Stay tuned for Summer Tomato and Pepper fests!