Southern Pines Blues and 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.

Southern Pines Blues and BBQ Festival - Event Details

Date: December 13 , 2013 to December 14, 2013

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: 2013 Fee TBD: 2012 fees: $15.00 at the gate or $ 10.00 advanced purchase.

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.

2013 Schedule of Events - Southern Pines Blues and BBQ Festival

The BBQ teams set up and cook all day on Friday, December 13 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, Chicken, Pork Ribs, Brisket, and other featured BBQ tasted and judged.

Main Stage entertainment on Friday and Saturday:

6:30 pm:  Ben Prestage
8:00 pm:  Johnnie Marshall Band


12:30: Franc Robert and the Boxcar Tourists
2:00 pm:  Ben Prestage
3:30 pm:  Johnnie Marshall Band
7:00 pm:  Ben Prestage
8:30 pm:  CS Holt Blues Band