Food & Shopping

Food & Dining
Tempt your taste buds at any one of High Point’s eateries.
  • Enjoy regional, continental or international cuisine served throughout the City in more than 200 establishments offering fine dining, fast food or family style service.
  • Savor a chef in training’s weekly creation at Guilford Technical Community College's Culinary School just 7 miles from downtown High Point.
Shop till you drop in High Point at any one of more than 40 conveniently located shopping centers.
Event attendees mill about sampling food at the Taste of the Town event
Sample specialties created by experienced chefs from more than 50 restaurants at High Point’s Taste of the Town.
  • Stroll through The Shoppes at Deep River. Patronize your favorite chain store, big box store, watch a movie or discover the unique charm of High Point’s family-owned specialty shops.
  • Purchase fresh, local fruits, vegetables and ornamentals directly from the farmer who grew them at the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market.
  • Acquire that just right look in High Point, the Furniture Capital of the World™, with more than 50 retail locations specializing in furnishings for your home and office.
Join us in celebrating good food, good friends and a good time.
  • Taste test each competitor’s spiced-up and slow-cooked creation at the Great Chili Cook Off or the Barbeque Festival in Lexington. Pick up locally-made jams, jellies, barbeque sauces, chow-chow, and much more at numerous festival events held throughout the year.
  • Make a memory for the whole family at the N.C. State Fair, the Dixie Classic Fair, the Central Carolina Fair or any of the 45 agricultural fairs held each year throughout North Carolina.
  • See for yourself the renowned ability of our North Carolina’s artisans at numerous local, regional and statewide craft fairs held throughout the year.