July 3 in downtown Lexington
LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 27, 2017) — The Great American Pie Contest is seeking entries for the event that will be held at noon on July 3 at the Fifth Third Bank Pavilion in Cheapside Park.
Awards will be presented for first, second and third in made from scratch and semi-homemade. A special award of “prettiest pie” also will be presented.
Applications and additional information are available on Downtown Lexington Corporation’s website at downtownlex.com. The deadline to apply is June 30.
After the judging, slices of pie, along with Sav’s Chill ice cream, will be available for free at the Ice Cream Social. Held in conjunction with the pie contest, the event starts at noon and will last until pie and ice cream are gone.
The Great American Pie Contest & Ice Cream Social is part of Lexington’s Fourth of July Festival. The two-day festival also features a parade, the Bluegrass 10,000, live music, street festival and fireworks.