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Smoke on the Water Festival - Expired Event

Location McFarland Park
200 James M Spain Drive
Florence, AL 35630
April 26, 2019 - April 27, 2019 1

From Smoke on the Water Festival Website:

April 26-27, 2019 Florence, Alabama
McFarland Park

The Smoke on the Water Festival is more than just a BBQ cook-off its an event for the entire family! Sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society and the Alabama BBQ Association, this cook-off will determine the very best barbeque from among the entrants, and the winners will win cash prizes. If you love barbeque, this is the place to be!

Bring your family to McFarland Park on April 28, 2018 and sample this for yourself! Your admission is a donation of $15 or more to Shoals Scholar Dollars for adults 18 and older. Youth under 18 enter free with a paid parent. What do you get?

While it lasts, you will be able to sample BBQ from some of the cook teams represented. Come taste and vote for your favorite- the Peoples Choice Awards will be based on your votes! Tickets for the Peoples Choice Competition are an additional $5 (youth or adult)
All-day live entertainment (check out the 2018 Entertainment tab)
Corn Hole competition ($40 entry fee per team of two people) Cornhole Flyer
Access to Porks Pub Beer Garden (for those of-age)
Vendors of all kinds
A Cruise-In car show [Sponsored by the Colbert/Lauderdale Baptist Association] Cruise-In Flyer
Come see the winners at the main stage at 3:00 [sponsored by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama]
A Kids Zone
and loads of fun things for the entire family
Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the day!
If you want to put together a cook team to compete in the BBQ event, be sure to check out our FAQs and the Registration tab. This is a great way for seasoned chefs to show off their skills and take home cash prizes!

Check out information about the Cornhole Tournament and the Cruise-In under the Registration tab.

Its the Smoke on the Water Festival, and it will be delicious!
Contact nameJeff McDaniel
Event Website

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