Atlanta Metro / Kennesaw

City of Kennesaw's Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival

Dates : 8/26/16 - 8/27/16
Adams Park
2753 Watts Dr.
Kennesaw, GA 30144

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Stroll around and savor the smells. Shop, eat, drink and interact with vendors, exhibitor and BBQ contestant booths. Or play in our island-themed Kid Zone, full of inflatables, fun games and attractions for the little ones.

The Professional Contest is a Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) sanctioned contest and Georgia State Championship event. Cook teams must compete in the four KCBS meat categories: chicken, pork ribs, pork and beef brisket. Total prize money: $10,000

The Backyard BBQ Contest is an amateur cook-off for individuals or teams, families, corporate teams or whoever – strictly for fun and BBQ braggin' rights. Cook teams must compete in three meat categories: chicken, pork ribs and pork. Total prize money: $1,550

This is your chance to show off your cooking creativity. Contest organizers will provide each cook team with one meat item. Cook teams may add any ingredient(s) to create the most delicious of dishes, such as a stew, soup, main course or side dish. KCBS garnish and sauce rules do not apply.

Peach Dessert Contest: Creativity is in order for this contest. Simply put, each cook team's recipe must include peaches.


Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Friday: 6:00PM - 10:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 10:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Parking off Site, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible (Limited)

    Near Interstate Highway


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


    Culinary, Food, Wine & Beer, Entertainment, Fairs & Festivals, Family Friendly, Free Things to Do