Tega Cay's Best Dam Food Festival

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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.

Attendees: By attending The Best Dam Food Festival, attendees understand that photos can be taken in public places and that their likeness can be used in any photograph, image or video in future promotion of city events.  

Please be prepared for bag checks and wand metal detectors at the entrances of the event. Under the guidance of City Council, these precautions will be in place to ensure the safety of our guests, vendors and city staff on site. Please remember outside, alcohol and weapons are not permitted at the event.