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City of Kennesaws Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival
 
City of Kennesaws Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival
Kennesaw, Georgia, USA
8/21/2015 - 8/22/2015
Description
Its Tiki Time at the City of Kennesaws Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival! Break out your Hawaiian shirts, dust off your grass skirts, and get ready to party in paradise! Of course, BBQ is still king. The festival features a Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned competition, recognized as a Georgia State Championship event, as well as Backyard BBQ, Anything Butt and Peach Dessert Contests. Over $16,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to contest winners. Stroll around and savor the smells. Shop, eat, drink and interact with over 200 vendor, exhibitor and BBQ contestant booths. Or play in our island-themed Kid Zone, full of inflatables, fun games and attractions for the little ones. Getting hungry? Choose from savory smoked meats like chicken, brisket, pulled pork and ribs with all the fixins, as well as plenty of tropic-inspired delights and sweet peach desserts. There will be tasty treats to satisfy every whim. Then relax and enjoy an incredible lineup of live entertainment and street performers, including Caribbean tunes, reggae beats, jammin beach party playlists, and a whole lot more. The festival features a Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned BBQ competition, which is recognized as a Georgia Barbecue Championship contest as well as a Backyard BBQ, Anything Butt and Peach Dessert Contest. Over $15,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to contest winners. Enjoy live musical performances, a family entertainment stage, a Kid Zone featuring amazing slides, inflatable bounces, interactive games and other child-friendly activities, delicious food and beverage vendors, and a street festival atmosphere of arts, crafts and general merchandise including a selection of sponsor booths with unique products and services. This years Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival is sure to put a smile on your face and bring a warm, tropical feel to your heart.
Performers
XFINITY MAIN STAGE Friday, August 21 five40 @ 6:00pm Cas Haley @ 8:00pm Saturday, August 22 Jeff Putnam @ 10:30am PIG TALES Awards @ 12:00pm Alex Guthrie Band @ 12:30pm Julie Gribble @ 2:15pm BBQ Contest Awards @ 4:00pm Hendy Massiah @ 5:00pm A1A @ 6:30pm Magical Fires of Polynesia @ 9:00pm MILLER LITE SECOND STAGE Friday, August 21 Roger Hurricane Wilson @ 6:30pm Parrot Island Band @ 8:00pm Saturday, August 22 Kali Janette @ 12:00pm Alex Commins & Todd Prusin @ 1:30pm Hendy Massiah @ 3:00pm Alex Commins & Todd Prusin @ 4:30pm Highbeams @ 6:00pm Roger Hurricane Wilson @ 7:30pm SCANA ENERGY FAMILY STAGE Dance troupe performances every 30 minutes (Friday and Saturday) FIREWORKS FINALE Saturday, August 22 at 9:30pm
Venue
Adams Park
Directions
I-75 Southbound (from Cartersville, GA) - Take exit 271, turn right off ramp onto Chastain Rd. - Drive 1 mile on Chastain Rd. - Chastain Rd. will turn into McCollum Pkwy. - Continue on McCollum Pkwy 1-1/2 miles. - Turn right onto US-41/Cobb Pkwy. - Drive 1/2 mile on US-41/Cobb Pkwy. - Turn right onto Watts Dr. (after BB&T bank). - Adams Park entrance will be on the left. I-75 Northbound (from Atlanta, GA) - Take exit 271, turn left off ramp onto Chastain Rd. - Drive 1 mile on Chastain Rd. - Chastain Rd. will turn into McCollum Pkwy. - Continue on McCollum Pkwy 1-1/2 miles. - Turn right onto US-41/Cobb Pkwy. - Drive 1/2 mile on US-41/Cobb Pkwy. - Turn right onto Watts Dr. (after BB&T bank). - Adams Park entrance will be on the left.
Times
Fri, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm; Sat, 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Admission & Parking
Free admission
Website
http://www.pigsandpeaches.com
Infophone
770--422-9714
Email
lfleming@kennesaw-ga.gov
 


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