Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival

posterUpdated for 2016: The 8th annual Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival is turning up the flavor! Located in the Parking Lot of Perimeter Mall, the festival brings two days of flavor to Sandy Springs. 

Festival Hours:

  • Friday, August 12th: 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 13th: 12:00 Noon – 8:00 p.m.

Celebrate America’s favorite backyard pastime as Atlanta’s top BBQ restaurants serve up their specialties! In an exciting Cook Off, over 30 professional competitive BAR-B-Q teams from across the region will compete for cash prizes, trophies, and bragging rights. The festival will showcase the South’s best BBQ cooking, live music, and an interactive children’s area!

The region’s best rock, blues, and bluegrass performers will keep you entertained as you sample your way through the festival! Pick up new tricks and tips over at the Live Cooking Stage for your next BBQ, and be sure to swing by the Kids Village for games and interactive activities.

2016 Tickets & Pricing:

  • General Admission: $8 Advance; $12 Same-Day
  • Bourbon Experience: $35 Advance; $40 Same-Day
    Includes entry into the festival, commemorative sample glass, plus 10 sampling tokens that can be used to select your bourbon samples. Each bourbon sample is priced at 1-4 tokens and additional tokens may be purchased at the event for $1 each.
  • Children 12 & under will be admitted free when accompanied by an adult.

More information on the 2016 Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival