Spruce Pine BBQ Championship & Bluegrass Festival
Come chill with the most sizzling BBQ competition teams in the southeast and the hottest bluegrass in the nation! Join us in the cool Blue Ridge Mountains for the 3rd annual Spruce Pine BBQ Championship & Bluegrass Festival in downtown Spruce Pine Friday July 18 from 4 to 10 pm and Saturday, July 19th from 10 am to 10 pm.
The event features a sanctioned professional BBQ competition, live bluegrass, award winning mouth watering BBQ from multiple vendors, jamming stage, a cornhole tournament, championship clogging teams, artists & crafts vendors, BBQ equipment and supplies vendors, local food vendors, the Spruce Pine Skedaddle 5K and Fun Run, a kids play-area, and much, much more!
Headliners this year will include multiple IBMA winner and the 2013 IBMA
Instrumental Group of The Year THE BOXCARS, IBMA nominees Darin &
Brooke Aldridge, and crowd favorites THE SNYDER FAMILY BAND.
For all the details including Advance Tickets and Reserved Seating check our
webpage at: http://www.sprucepinebbqbluegrass.org
The Spruce Pine BBQ Championship & Bluegrass Festival is hosted by Spruce Pine Main Street and the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine, and is sanctioned by the Southern BBQ Network.
Note: Due to health department regulations, pets will not be allowed at the festival.
The Mitchell County Public Transportation Authority will be running continuous FREE shuttle service from locations in and around Spruce Pine for the festival. The FREE service will start 1 hour before opening time and continue until 1 hour after closing time both days of the Festival. FREE parking can be found by following the "Festival Parking" signs located at important intersections around town.
Don't forget to bring your lawn chairs for the performances.
There is a meatless option which comes with your choice of four of our vegetable toppings. We're happy to make this vegan, too! Add a black-bean patty for an extra 50 cents.