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Welcome to the National BBQ Cup!

Located in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains, the city of Cumming and their wonderful fairground facility is the host of this 2 day event benefiting three of our local charities.

With a variety of different food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, product demonstrations, live entertainment, and a kids zone that will contain a huge variety of fun for the kids and at the heart, of course, the KCBS sanctioned bbq cook-off that will include an opportunity for you to taste championship Que and decide for yourself just which is the best. There's sure to be something for everyone!

Please check back regularly as we are constantly updating and adding events to the schedule.

November 21st and 22nd, 2014

at The City of Cumming Fairgrounds

235 Castleberry Road

Cumming, GA 30040

Hours for the Public:

Friday 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.


Admission is $7 at the gate.

Tasting tickets are 5 for $5 and includes one vote ticket and can be purchased at the Red Exhibit hall building once inside the fairgrounds

Friday 11-21-14

5:00 p.m. Event is open to the public
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Beer Garden Open

People's Choice Sampling of Chicken Wings and Brunswick Stew
10:00 p.m. Gates close

Saturday 11-22-14

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Event is open to the public
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Beer Garden is Open
Raffle ticket Sales
People's Choice Sampling of BBQ Pork
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. TBD
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. TBD
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. TBD
5:00 p.m. Raffle Winners are announced
5:00 p.m. BBQ Awards and the stage by turn ins
6:00 p.m. Event closes to the public

Contact Information:


(770) 886-6290