St. Patrick's Pig in the Park BBQ Fest

Event Date

Friday, March 1, 2024
7:00pm - 11:00pm


Dates & times for March 2024
Friday, March 1, 2024 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Saturday, March 2, 2024 10:00am - 4:00pm


Market on Madison
314 W. Madison Street
Dublin GA 31021


  • General Admission: $0.00

Get fired up in Dublin GA during the St. Patrick’s Pig in the Park BBQ Championship at the Market on Madison with hot grills and all the FREE family fun beginning Friday, March 1st at 7 PM. Judging for the BBQ Championship starts Saturday, March 2nd at 10 AM. Relish the good times with kiddie rides, free BBQ samples hot off the grill, live music, and more!


The grills are not the only thing hot at the Pig in the Park BBQ Championship. While the chefs light their fires and get the juices flowing on Friday, March 1st, Downtown Dublin GA spices things up with a blend of Southern musical flavor! Bring a lawn chair and pack your cooler. Pick a good spot to watch the action while enjoying food vendors and rides for the kids.

BBQ Championship

The competition heats up as the BBQ Championship continues on Saturday, March 2nd from 10 AM to 4 PM as teams compete for bragging rights and cash prizes.

Fired up to compete? Awesome sauce….rules will be supplied to each head cook! To sign up a team, contact Randy at

Sponsored by Main Street Dublin and the Dublin Downtown Development Authority, the St. Patrick’s Pig in the Park BBQ Championship pits competitors against each other in three categories: ribs, pulled pork, and chicken with first, second, and third place awarded in each division. Savor the sights and smells as downtown Dublin fires up for this annual event.

Event Lineup

Friday, March 1st from 7 PM until 11 PM

7 PM – Pig in the Park begins with music, food vendors, and kids' events

  • The Danville Train
  • Cissy’s Southern Express Band

Saturday, March 2nd from 10 AM to 4 PM

BBQ Judging begins at 10 AM

  • Chicken
  • Pork Ribs
  • Pulled Pork

Kiddie rides and food vendors continue throughout the day!

Entertainment at the Market on Madison stage! DJ Dustin Underwood will be supplying the tunes from 10 AM until 1:55 PM. The awards ceremony is at 2 PM.

For information on more Dublin St. Patrick’s Festival events throughout March, visit

Facility Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Parking off Site
  • Parking on Site
  • Concessions
  • Public Restrooms
Near Interstate Highway
  • 16
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages
Group Amenities
  • Group-Friendly
General Information
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Admission
  • Accessible
  • Pet-Friendly
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