Smokin in the Pines BBQ Festival

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The Southern Pines Blues and BBQ Festival offers two days of great Blues riffs, tasty BBQ, arts, crafts, and camping.

Smokin in the Pines BBQ Festival - Event Details

Date: September 22 , 2017 to September 23, 2017

Times: Gates at 4:00 PM on Friday and 11:00 AM on Saturday

Location: Forest Capital Museum State Park,   204 Forest Park Drive, Perry, Florida 32348

Admission: Free Admission

Contact: Taylor Community Chamber of Commerce, Phone: 850-584-5366. Mailing address: PO Box 892, Perry FL 32348


The Festival takes place at the Forest Capital Museum State Park in Perry, Florida. Located on US 19, just south of Perry.  If you are interested in camping, call 850-584-5366.

2016 Schedule of Events - Southern Pines Blues and BBQ Festival

The BBQ teams set up and cook all day on Friday, December 9 from 10 am to 4 pm.  The BBQ teams must be done cooking by no later than 5 pm on Friday.  On Saturday, the tasting competition begins.  There will be the People’s Choice, John Boy and Billy Sauce Contest, KIDZ-QUE Grillmaster Contest and more.

Main Stage entertainment on Friday and Saturday:

2016 Lineup will be released soon.