Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival Returns to Atlantic Station in August

Bring your appetite to Atlantic Station on Friday, August 15th and Saturday, August 16th for the 6th annual Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival.

Atlanta BBQ Fest trophiesThe event is the city’s largest two-day barbecue cooking competition. More than 50 teams from Atlanta and the Southeast will compete in a cook-off to win cash prizes, trophies and bragging rights in categories including whole Atlanta BBQ Festivalhog, ribs, chicken, brisket, pulled pork and sauce.

Guests will enjoy barbecue from Atlanta’s top restaurants and sample-size portions of championship ‘cue from participating teams (food cost not included in admission ticket). The festival offers fun for the whole family with a cooking stage, live music, a Kids-Town with interactive games and activities, plus a general market with sauces, rubs and items for backyard barbequing.

Admission is $6 in advance and $10 at the gate. Kids 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult. Tickets are on sale now at or can be purchased via phone at 678.701.6114.

6th Annual Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival, August 15 & 16, Atlantic Station Special Events Area, 20th Street and Fowler Street NW, Atlanta.

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