Bell Buckle, TN Hosts Famous RC and Moon Pie Festival

RC Cola Moonpie
RC Cola Moonpie

The world’s largest Moon Pie and the crowning of the Moon Pie Queen and Moon Pie King are all part of one of Tennessee's most unique and endearing food festivals: the annual RC and Moon Pie Festival in Bell Buckle, TN, a few minutes north of Shelbyville.

Every June‚ more than 20‚000 people travel to tiny Bell Buckle to celebrate the combined taste treat of a Moon Pie washed down with a Royal Crown Cola.

Events include a parade‚ Moon Pie eating competitions and other games‚ live country and bluegrass music‚ craft displays and children’s activities.

There is also the cutting of the world’s largest edible Moon Pie‚ which measures four feet in diameter and is 14 inches thick.