Food and 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.

TV Banner for TerraVita Food & Drink Festival

TerraVita Food & Drink Festival began in October 2010 and has been named one of the “10 Southern Food Festivals You Need to Taste” by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and “4 Can’t Miss Southern Food Festivals” by   

Don't miss this 4 -day event coming to Chapel Hill, Carrboro & Pittsboro October 17-20, 2018


Some of our on-going 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. Tours are usually given weekly during the warmer months. Triangle Food Tour | Taste Carolina Chapel Hill/Carrboro and Hillsborough

Southern Season for weekly wine tastings and cooking classes.

Monthly Brewery & Public House Collaborative Beer Dinner at Mystery Brewing Public House. The last Tuesday of every month, food inspired by Mystery brews is prepared. 

TOPO Distillary tours - Tours are given most Friday’s beginning at 7:00pm as well as Saturdays, which times vary: please check their website for available tour dates and times. Cost is $20/pp. TOPO Organic Distillery is located at 505 West Franklin Street however, the entrance is off South Graham Street in Chapel Hill. Learn the history of TOPO spirits in our blog. As of this writing TOPO Distillery has released their Organic Spiced Rum and the Carolina Straight Wheat Whiskey and new recipes to go along. 

'Cue & Tunes Wednesdays at Crooks Corner usually happens from April to October, but due to popular demand it has been extended through the winter. Owner Gene Hamer crisscrosses the state bringing back NC's finest wood fired barbecue and showcases some amazing musicians for your listening pleasure.

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