About the Festival

Dates Set for 2017!

Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival 2017 will be Friday and Saturday, June 9 & 10! Presented by Carolina Foothills Chamber of Commerce, Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival is one of the most popular sanctioned barbecue competitions in the United States. For 23 years, the governor of North Carolina has proclaimed it as the "North Carolina State Championship."

Festival Highlights

More than $20,000 for cookers

More than $20,000 for cookers

2017 applications available soon. Go to the Cooker page.

2016 Artists

Visit the music page for artist highlights and complete schedule.

WSPA Media Sponsor 2016

WSPA-TV Media Sponsor

WSPA-TV has been a BBQ Festival media sponsor for the past few years, broadcasting live from Harmon Field.

Highlight: Logo

Friday and Saturday
June 9 and 10, 2017

No Pets, No Coolers

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