Purchase tickets to sample entries or enter your own sauce.

Click here for 2015 Winners & Results...

Join Chef Vivian Howard as the festival hosts the
2nd Annual Southern Sides Competition

Registration now open! Click for more info...

Enjoy wine tasting from some of North Carolina's vast growing wine industry.

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Visit the Schedule Page for a full listing of all events and activities during the festival.

Only festival-authorized golf carts and ATVs permitted in the festival area.
For information contact 252-527-1131.

If you would like to be a 2015 Sponsor, call (252) 527-1131 or email jparson@kinstonchamber.com

Thank You 2015 Sponsors...

Flamin' Sponsors


2015 BBQ Activity Partners

NC Cooperative Extension - Lenoir COunty Center    Partnership for Children
Famrers' Market CCA
Lenoir County Fair Association

Smokin' Sponsors

Burgers and Brew Sponsor

 Mother Earth Brewery       

Sauce Boss Sponsors

Grillin' Sponsors

Affordable Care/Affordable Dentures



Realo Drugs

The Harvest Connection Disaster Relief Ministry

Harvey Tidewater Transit

Southern Sides Awards Sponsors

Chef and the Farmer - The Boiler Room

Woodmen of the World

Cookin' Sponsors

Carolina Publishing Associates

US Cellular

Piggly Wiggly Fresh Buy

Lenoir Memorial Hospital

Oak City BBQ

Dr. Kenneth Lee Johnson MD Internist- Kinston NC

Doug Henry of Kinston, Inc.

Century Link

Thousand Words Photography by Marie

East Coast Power and Lighting

Friends of the Festival

City of Kinston Falling Creek Country Club
King's RestaurantLenoir County Sheriff’s Office
Kinston Public ServicesLenoir County Emergency Services
Lenoir Oxygen SupplyLenoir Community College
Leonard Buildings and Truck Accessories

Mills International, Inc.North Lenoir FFA Students
Riverside Bicycles and Outdoor Sports
A-1 Auto Repair of Kinston Inc.Wal-Mart of Kinston
Minges PepsiCapps Trailer & Promotions

Chamber President’s Club Festival Members:

* Gold Sponsors *
Copy Pro Inc. * Harvey Fertilizer and Gas * Lenoir Memorial Hospital
The Free Press * Down East Protection Systems

* Silver Sponsors *
CenturyLink * Minges Bottling Group * Perry Management
Duke Energy * BB&T
Spirit Aerosystems * West Pharmaceutical Services Inc.

* Theme Song by The Donald Thompson Underwood Band *

North Carolna Association of Festivals & Event        North Carolina Pork Council

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