St. Patrick's Pig in the Park BBQ Fest

Event Date

Friday, March 3, 2023
6:00pm - 11:30pm


Dates & times for March 2023
Friday, March 3, 2023 6:00pm - 11:30pm
Saturday, March 4, 2023 9:00pm - 4:00pm


Market on Madison
314 W. Madison Street
Dublin GA 31021


  • General Admission: $0.00
  • Entry fee per category (chicken, ribs, pulled pork): $40.00

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 3rd at 6 PM. Judging for the BBQ Championship starts Saturday, March 4th at 9 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 3rd, Downtown Dublin GA spices things up with with rock ‘n roll favorites, lineup to be announced! 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 4th from 9 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!

Fill out your official online St. Patrick’s Pig in the Park BBQ Championship Entry Form or download a copy HERE!

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 Line Up

Friday, March 3rd from 6 PM until 11 PM

6 PM – Pig in the Park begins with music, food vendors, and kids events
Music lineup to be announced!

Saturday, March 5th from 9 AM to 4 PM

BBQ Judging begins at 10 AM

10:00 AM Turn in time – Chicken
11:30 AM Turn in time – Pork Ribs
1:00 PM Turn in time – Pulled Pork

Kiddie rides and food vendors continue throughout the day!

Entertainment at the Market on Madison stage!

Awards ceremony at 2 PM!

Rollover to the St. Pawtrick’s Dog Costume Contest at 10 AM in front of Theatre Dublin to see who is crowned the ulti-mutt St. Patrick’s pup!

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


Join the fun as a vendor and display your wares for two days. Food, arts and crafts, and resale vendors are welcome!

Vendor Application:

Pig In The Park 2023 Vendor Application

Pig In The Park 2023 Online Vendor Application

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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