Freedom Food Festival

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Freedom Food Festival

July 03, 2024
Time (Duration)
5:00pm (5h)

Event Description

Main Street in downtown Lexington is converted into a community street and music festival featuring live music, beer/wine sales, desserts, and a tasty July 4th picnic-style cook-off competition. FREE admission. Rain or Shine.

Meal Tickets: $20 pre-sale online; $25 day-of-event online, cash, or credit card
Reserved Tables: $300 and includes 8 Meal Tickets
– Tickets purchased online will be delivered as individual PDFs via email with the Subject Line "Your Event Tickets Are Here!"

5-8PM: Food Service Begins; Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area is Open
: SJ McDonald Performs
: Will Reid
: Food Service Ends; "Gold Spoon Award" for Best Cook-Off Meal
: Love Canon
: Festival and Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area Closes

Eight Non-profit teams will participate in a cook-off competition!

Boxerwood Education Association + Lexington Catering Company
Blue Heron Cafe Spicy Fry Noodles topped w/ Savory Grilled Tofu, Lime Asian Slaw
Celebrity Chef: Laurie Macrae

Community Foundation Rockbridge, Bath & Alleghany (CFRBA) + Natural Bridge Historic Hotel & Conference Center
Southern BBQ Chicken Leg Quarters, Baked Mac n Cheese, Seasoned Green Beans, Slice of Cornbread
Celebrity Chef: Lori Turner

Friends of Natural Bridge State Park + CHEFS Catering
Savory Street Food Parfait: layers of Seven Cheese Mac n Cheese, Maple Baked Beans, Pulled Pork, and Vinegar Based Coleslaw, topped with Buttermilk Biscuit Crumbles, Sweet or Tangy Sauce, w/ deconstructed Street Corn, Watermelon Wedge
Celebrity Chef: Jim Jones

Rockbridge Area Habitat for Humanity + Lex Vegas Bistro
Island Shrimp Rolls w/ Coconut Creme Fraiche, Coconut Jasmine Rice, Grilled Pineapple, Cilantro Slaw
Celebrity Chef: Lynne Johnson

Rockbridge Area Transportation System, Inc. (RATS) + Devils Backbone Brewing Co.
Marrones Roasted Pepper Toast:
Fire Roasted and Marinated Red Peppers Served on Grilled Bread w/ Whipped Eggplant
PLUS your choice of two (2):
Empanadas Tuccumana (Braised Beef Empanada):
Braised Beef Belly, Onions, and Spices in Puffy Empanada Dough
Empanada Espinacha (Spinach & Cheese Empanada):
Braised Spinach, Provolone Cheese, Caramelized Onions in Puffy Empanada Dough
Served w/ Chimichurri + Salsa Criolla:
Argentine salsa with onions, bell peppers, garlic and tomatoes tossed in red wine vinegar and olive oil
Celebrity Chef: Michelle Watkins

Rockbridge County High School Baseball Team + Pure Eats
Wildcat Slider Smash Burgers, Macaroni Salad, Deviled Eggs
Celebrity Chef: Coach Travis Roadcap

Vet First, Inc. + Sweet Treats
Cuban Style Roasted Pork Shoulder Burrito w/ Rice, Beans & Salsa Verde. Nacho Chips & Cheese Boat
Celebrity Chef: Shane Gonsalves

Yellow Brick Road Early Learning Center + Hog Back Mountain
"The Oz" Sandwich: Pork, Brisket & Sausage, topped w/ Coleslaw, Pickled Red Onions & Hogback Mountain BBQ Sauce, Potato Salad, Baked Beans
Celebrity Chef: Ruben Showalter

Kid's Meals, Desserts & Non-Alocholic Beverages
(Cash, Credit Card if Offered)

Hull’s Angels, Inc.
Kid's Meal: Hot Dog, Popcorn & Sno Cone served on a Frisbee

Friends of Rockbridge Swimming, Inc.
Dessert: Assorted Pies & Homemade Ice Cream
$5 Scoop of Ice Cream; $6 Slice of Pie; $8 Slice of Pie "á la mode"

Team Na-Na Sports
Water + Non-alcoholic Beverages
Water: $2; Lemonade, Gatorade, Sodas: $3


2 S Main St
Lexington, VA 24450

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