7th Annual Amazing Pepper Festival!

Interested in sponsoring Pepper Fest?  View/Download 2014 PF Sponsorship Form

We have over 100 work/trade opportunities at Pepper Fest! Apply Here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1sdzLMiUGw0wwK9XVCXcO0UVO3f29LlQ5hzBSKFnKfrQ/viewform

Want to get crazy with Chatham County Peppers? Complete the Pepper Vendor Forms:  Complete Online Vendor Form Here


A celebration of

sustainable agriculture,

farmers, renewable energy,

and the creativity of the Piedmont’s

         chefs, brewers and artisans!


Sunday, October 5th, 3-7pm


Great Meadow Park

at Briar Chapel, Chapel Hill, NC

For your GPS:

16 Windy Knoll Circle,  

Chapel Hill, NC 27516)
then watch for signs and people directing traffic!



(link will take you to our EventBrite page. All major cards accepted.)

With your ticket you get:

  • An endless supply of pepper-themed dishes from some of the Piedmont’s best chefs, brewers and food artisans.
  • To hear live music from three great local bands!
  • To visit interactive displays for kids and adults about local farms, renewable energy, and the abundance of great local food in and around the Triangle!

Pricing Cascade for Pepper Fest Tickets: 

$20 until September 1st, $25 until September 26th, $30 until October 4th, $35 at the gate.  Kids under 12 get in free!


The Rules:

Come hungry!- Cash bar.  All food is included.- Kids under 12 get in free- Rain or shine! All ticket sales final.- No pets, farm animals, or outside alcohol allowed – sorry!


Live music by:  Phil Cook & the Guitar Heels, Tender Fruit


Pictures of PepperFests Past!

(Scroll down for our history):

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_MG_8159 0D3A9741-1_MG_7736The History of PepperFest:The first Amazing Pittsboro Pepper Festival was way back in 2008 and consisted of friends and family tasting Farmer Doug (from Piedmont Biofarm)’s different varieties of sweet bell shaped peppers, to help with his intensive pepper breeding project.  Toss in a few pepper dishes supplied by Angelina of the delicious Pittsboro restaurant Angelina’s Kitchen, and we had a party!In 2009 we took it up a notch and invited more local chefs, and we had Howie Dewitt on stage playing us some sweet music.  It was freezing cold in October, and we had about 200 folks show up to drink pepper beer and eat the delicious dishes.Then we went pepper-wild in 2010 and had more local chefs, more local beers and wines and we had a beautiful day in October…. more than 500 people showed up to eat, drink and dance to the sounds of Holy Ghost Tent Revival.In 2011, we had more than 25 food and drink vendors and fantastic musical performances by Lonnie Walker and Justin Robinson & the Mary Annettes!  We also had our biggest festival yet, with over 1000 folks in attendance!In 2012, we gathered about 30 food and beverage artisans together with local farmers, artists, entertainers for the 5th Pepper Festival!  It was a fabulous celebration…So, what’s in store for 2013…….?  You’ll have to come to find out!!  Hope you can join us!Pepper Festivals Past:

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Don’t miss PepperFest 2014 – October 5th, 2014!