Welcome to the official Hog Day website!
We are celebrating our 34th year as Orange County's largest and longest running festival. Hog Day has received national recognition as one of the top festivals in America.
Come to Hog Day on September 16th from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and on September17th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to enjoy local bands, fun contests & games, and our original BBQ cook-off contest featuring veteran cooking teams!
Hog Day will be hosted at the Riverpark in downtown Hillsborough, NC.
If you're looking for one-of-a-kind, handcrafted gifts, Hog Day is the place for you. Our juried vendors offer the finest pieces of unique gifts, dècor and crafts. From custom-made folk art to jewelry and furniture we have something for you.
We dig the pig... This year's theme is "Bringing Home the Bacon" which is the perfect fit for enjoying the best BBQ in NC. We are bringing back our original BBQ cook-off contest featuring veteran cooking teams perfecting their art. If you like BBQ you'll love ours...