Magnolia Midlands / Lyons

5th Annual Real Squeal: Lyons BBQ and Music Festival

Dates : 10/10/14 - 10/11/14
Partin Park
614 S Washington St.
Lyons, GA 30436


The Real Squeal: Lyons BBQ and Music Festival is a Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned event located in Lyons, Georgia, during the second weekend of October. Amateur teams compete in downtown Lyons on Friday, and the public is invited to enjoy great barbeque and local entertainment. Bring your lawn chairs and friends for this free event.

Saturday, come to Partin Park to watch professionals compete for prize money of $15,000 in four categories: pork ribs, pork shoulder, chicken and beef brisket. Many of the professional teams participate in a people's choice event in which you can purchase a block of tickets to taste and judge professional competition barbeque. Live music will be in the park all day.

Many other activities take place during the Real Squeal, including children's activities, arts and crafts show, face painting, hunting and fishing simulators, an indian artifacts show, and a chainsaw carving competition.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Friday: 11:00AM - 10:30PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM - 6:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $5

    Children 12 and under $0

    Facility Amenities

    Concessions, Free Parking, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


    Antique, Craft & Hobby, Entertainment, Fairs & Festivals, Family Friendly, Music & Concerts