Tega Cay's Best Dam Food Festival
Come hungry, leave happy, and create lasting memories at the Best Dam Food Festival.
Get ready to lick your fingers and tap your toes at the inaugural Best Dam Food Festival at Catawba Park in Tega Cay!
On Saturday, May 18th, from 2 pm until 10 pm, grab your family and friends and head down to Catawba Park for a jam-packed day of tantalizing treats from a variety of food vendors. From fish to tacos, pizza to burgers, your taste buds won’t know what hit them!
Located next to the dam on New Gray Rock Road, Catawba Park is Tega Cay’s newest and most happening attraction. The sprawling park boasts grand ballfields, a play area, walking trails, and a gorgeous event lawn, making it the perfect backdrop for a day of fun and excitement.
The Festival kicks off at 2 pm sharp with the Gold Hill Jazz Ensemble and features amazing student performances on the Catawba Stage. At 2:30 pm, hop on your cowboy boots for the best country music with Krista Lynn Meadows. At 5:30 pm, Tim Clark and his band will take over with the hottest tunes from the 80s till now. And finally, closing out the night with a bang, the 24K band will bring everyone to their feet with a spectacular tribute to Bruno Mars! Don’t miss out on the fun - see you there!
The Best Dam Food Festival is a rain or shine event.
At 2:30 pm, dust off your cowboy boots for some good ol' country music with the fabulous Krista Lynn Meadows.
Then, at 5:30 pm, Tim Clark and his band will take things up a notch with the hottest tunes from the 80's and today.
Lastly, brace yourselves for the showstopper of the night: the 24K Magic with their electrifying tribute to Bruno Mars!
2:00 pm Gold Hill Middle School Band:
3:00 pm Krista Lynn Meadows (click on photo for performance)
Indulge in a culinary adventure like no other at the Best Dam Food Festival, where we pay tribute to the culinary delights of the Carolinas. Our festival boasts a delectable array of flavors guaranteed to tantalize your taste buds. From the irresistible aroma of freshly popped Kettle Corn to the zesty goodness of authentic Tacos, there is something to please every palate.
Join us in the heart of the festival at the Event Tent, where you have the opportunity to be a part of the action. Cast your vote for the best food entree and dessert, and let your voice be heard as we celebrate the very best that the festival has to offer. Come hungry, leave happy, and create lasting memories at the Best Dam Food Festival.
- 10'X10' Tent Festival Vendor Applications are still being accepted. Please click here for application
- Food Truck vending spaces have been filled.
FESTIVAL HOURS: 2:00PM - 10:00PM ADMISSION IS FREE
FESTIVAL RULES - To maintain the safety of the festival please follow the rules below:
- Please leave pets/animals, skateboards, radios, rollerblades, bicycles at home.
- No distribution of flyers and materials
- No coolers
- No outside food and drink
- FESTIVAL SHUTTLE - PARKING AND SHUTTLE SERVICE
Handicapped accessible transportation is available at both shuttle locations.
Shuttles will operate from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm