Join us August 20, 2016!

The fourth annual Classic City BBQ Festival will heat up Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 at The Classic Center in Athens, Ga.

The family-friendly festival attracted 2,400 people last year. The event will feature three barbecue contests, local barbecue restaurant vendors, an outdoor music stage, tailgate tradeshow, kids zone, a Piggle Wiggle 1 Mile Fun Run and more.

The festival is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society and is an official Georgia BBQ Championship 2016 Tour Event.


Friday, August 19

Cook teams move in

Saturday, August 20

11 am – 4 pm: Tailgate Tradeshow

2 pm: Iron Chef Competition

4:30 pm: Awards Ceremony



If you’d like to volunteer for the 2016 Classic City BBQ Festival, please register by Monday, August 15.

All volunteers will receive a personal Classic City BBQ Festival t-shirt too!

Register to Volunteer