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NORTH CAROLINA BBQ EVENTS

If you are planning an event or know of an event that has not been listed on this site please send us the details so that we may post it on this site and in NCBS Pig Tales®. Events can be found under these listings by State:

North Carolina  ~  South Carolina  ~  Tennessee  ~  Virginia


April 6 - 7, 2018
Newport 40th Annual Pig Cookin' Contest
Newport Community Park 
Newport, NC
www.newportpigcooking.com

April 20 - 21, 2018
22nd Annual Firehouse BBQ Cookoff
YMCA Walking Track
211 Cleveland Ave.
Kings Mountain, NC
http://www.kmfire.com/406/Firehouse-BBQ-Cookoff

April 27 - 28, 2018
BBQ Capital Cookoff 
Downtown Lexington
Lexington, NC
http://www.bbqcapitalcookoff.com

May 4 - 5, 2018
36th Annual BBQ Festival on the Neuse 
Downtown Kinston
Kinston, NC
www.bbqfestivalontheneuse.com

May 5, 2018
The 34th Annual Smithfield Ham and Yam Festival 
Downtown Smithfield
Smithfield, NC
www.hamandyam.com
https://www.facebook.com/HamandYamFestival

May 4 - 5, 2018

Jiggy With The Piggy BBQ Challenge 
Kannapolis, NC
www.jiggywiththepiggy.com

May 12, 2018
Beer Bourbon & BBQ Festival
Symphony Park at Southpark Mall
Charlotte, NC
www.beerandbourbon.com/north-carolina/show-info

May 18 - 19, 2018
NCBS Piedmont BBQ Boot Camp & Judges School
Tanglewood Park
Clemmons, NC
www.ncbbqsociety.com

May 18 - 19, 2018
Got to be NC Festival & Masonic Pig Jig Cookoff
NC State Fairgrounds
Raleigh, NC
www.gottobencfestival.com

May 19, 2018
Annual Roanoke-Chowan Pork Fest 
Brady C. Jeffcoat Museum
Murfreesboro, NC
www.murfreesboronc.org/porkfest.htm

May 19, 2018
Carolina Pig Jig
NC State Fairgrounds
Raleigh, NC
www.carolinapigjig.com/

June 7 - 10, 2018
Lincolnton Hog Happenin
Downtown Lincolnton
Lincolnton, NC
www.hoghappenin.org 

June 7 - 10, 2018
Twin City Ribfest
Winston-Salem Fairgrounds
Winston-Salem, NC
www.twincityribfest.com

June 15 - 16, 2018
Peak City Pig Fest
Apex, NC
Graham Wilson 919-362-7141
www.peakcitypigfest.com

July 2, 2018
The 47th Annual Roasting of the Pig 
Beech Mountain Resort 
Beech Mountain, NC
(828) 387-9283
www.beechmtn.com  
https://www.facebook.com/BeechMountainPigRoast/

July 20 - 21, 2018
NCBS Mountain BBQ Boot Camp & Judges School
Sugar Mountain Resort
1009 Sugar Mountain Drive
Sugar Mountain, NC 28604
www.ncbbqsociety.com


July 27 - 28, 2018
Beer Bourbon & BBQ Festival
Booth Amphitheatre
Cary, NC
www.beerandbourbon.com/cary/show-info

August 10 - 11, 2018
Mountain High BBQ and Music Festival
Wayne Proffitt Agricultural Center
Franklin, NC
www.mountainhighbbqfestival.com

August 18, 2018
Smoke at The Rock
Chicken and Pork BBQ Cook Off
Rockingham Dragway
Rockingham NC
Rockinghamdragway.com

September 14 - 15, 2018
Tilley Harley-Davidson Biker Blues & BBQ Rally
Tilley Harley Davidson
Salisbury, NC
www.bikerbluesbbqrally.com

September 22, 2018

BBQ, Blues and Brews Festival
Stewart Street, Randsdell Road and Draft Line
341 Broad St, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526, USA
http://fuquay-varinadowntown.com/

September 28 - 29, 2018
NCBS Coastal BBQ Boot Camp & Judges School
New Hanover County Law Enforcement Officers Association Club House & Grounds
5301 Holly Shelter Road
Castle Hayne, NC
www.ncbbqsociety.com

October 12 - 13, 2018
Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down
Downtown Rocky Mount
Rocky Mount, NC
www.bbqthrowdown.net

October 19 - 20, 2018
Annual Vander Pig Cook-Off
Vander Civic Walking Trails
Fayetteville, NC
Info Dennis & Julie Byrd
sunshine2010@aol.com
910-483-2858
https://www.facebook.com/pages/10th-Annual-Vander-Pig-Cook- Off/126712350710027

October 25, 2018
89th Annual Mallard Creek BBQ
11400 Mallard Creek Road
Charlotte, NC 28262
www.mallardcreekbbq.com 

October 27, 2018
Lexington Barbecue Festival
Uptown Lexington
Lexington, NC
www.barbecuefestival.com

June 29, 2019
Barbecue Cook-Off
Uwharrie Outdoor Festival
Town of Troy, NC
https://www.facebook.com/events/144626469457473/


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