• Barnesville BBQ & Blues Festival

    April 14 & 15 2023

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  • Officially Sponsored By

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  • Come join us for Barnesville BBQ & Blues Festival - Presented by UNITED BANK! A Family Friendly Event!

    KEEP THE FESTIVAL SAFE AND FREE: NO OUTSIDE FOOD, BEVERAGES, OR PETS!

    Click HERE for Food Vendor Application, Exhibitor Application, Sponsorship Packages, Musician Application, Taster's Alley Application, Volunteer Opportunities, Tickets and more!

    Like all our events, the Barnesville BBQ & Blues Festival is completely free admission and open to the public – part of the community investment made by our presenting sponsor, UNITED BANK, in conjunction with the support of all our Chamber Partners; Georgia Power, City of Barnesville, Jordan Forest Products, Piedmont Green Power, Southern Rivers Energy, Sapphire Hills and Chik-Fil-A Griffin.

    PLEASE: Except for those with small children or dietary restrictions, please do not bring outside food or beverages to the event – no coolers are permitted.

    For the safety and comfort of our large audience, we ask that you respect your neighbors and leave your companion animals at home (except for service animals, of course).

     

    Schedule:

    Starting at 5pm on Friday, we will have Food Trucks, Vendors, Bands and Free Jump Friday at the Kid's Park!

    Starting at 10am Saturday, enjoy the festivities with Bands, DJ, Vendors, Food Trucks, Games, Kid's Park and the *Taster's Alley Competition (1pm-3pm)!

     

    *Taster's Alley Competition Information:

    Judging will be based on the People's Choice. Tokens are available for Pre-Purchase and will be available for purchase at entrance to Taster's Alley – *while supplies last - for $20.* (about $1 per sample)

    Each Contestant is assigned a specific token and guests will exchange corresponding token for ONE sample. Guests will use GOLD token to choose their favorite contestant.

    Winners will be announced at 5pm.

    1st Prize - $1,250

    2nd Prize - $1,000

    3rd Prize - $750

    Runner Up - $400

    Bonus Round Prizes:

    The Entertainers - $500

    Chamber Favorite - $300

    Last Little Piggy - $150

    *There will ONLY be 250 tokens available for purchase. Pre-Order yours today!

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