North Alabama's Premier BBQ Cook-off!

True community spirit combined with food trucks, live music, good friends and a “little” competition have helped create this award-winning two day event. Serving as the principle fundraising event for the EarlyWorks Family of Museums, the Festival’s proceeds support the expansion of the Museum’s STEM education initiative.

When: August 13th and 14th

Where: John Hunt Park

Single Day Admission: $10.00 (Can be used Friday or Saturday)

Two Day Admission: $20.00

  • Children 10 years and younger admitted free of charge  |  Gates open to the public at 4pm on Friday and 10am on Saturday
  • Festival closes to the public at 11pm  |  No outside food or beverages permitted
  • Folding chairs are welcome  |  No weapons or firearms are permitted
  • All bags and carried items are subject to search  |  Tickets are Non transferable/ Non refundable