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Boone Hall Plantation's
Barbecue & Bluegrass Festival
Sunday, September 2

2012  Boone Hall Bluegrass and BBQ Festival special event is fun for the whole family in Charleston.  Summertime in Charleston is the perfect season for a Bar-B-Que and Bluegrass festival. At Boone Hall Plantation, this September event will be the 6th annual  Southern National Barbecue Championship Boone Hall Plantation Bluegrass and BBQ Festival.  Not a bad way to end Labor Day weekend in Charleston!

  Everybody knows how serious BBQ can be, this event will prove just that! There will be several prizes!

  This is an amateur contest and is not a sanctioned event. This is not an event for barbecue teams on the national circuit.  Categories for the BBQ contest are: Chicken - bone in only, Ribs (spare ribs, loin or baby, no country style ribs), Choice (a prepared meat of your choice. Must be identifiable as either, beef, chicken, pork, fresh water fish or seafood). And finally, Best Set-up (best theme, team appearance, originality, creativity). 

To join in on the fun this year and actually compete, just fill out a Cookers Application  and check out this years Cook-off Rules.  Also, if you would like to judge these tasty competitors entries, fill out a Judges Application.

  The barbeque experts will be traveling form all over the US to compete for cash and prizes. Live Bluegrass will be performed all day long by nationally credited bluegrass acts.

Boone Hall Bluegrass and BBQ Festival in Charleston, SC.

  The festivities will begin at Noon when the gates open with plenty of bluegrass and savory BBQ all day until 8:30PM.    A beer truck, or two, on the Boone Hall Plantation premises, will help quench your thirst during the heavy eating and dancing!

  Tickets for 2012 Boone Hall Bluegrass & BBQ Festival are $25 for adults and $8 for kids, in advance.  Adult tickets are $30 the day of the event. 

This is a family friendly BBQ festival in Charleston!  Unique to this years event, there will be a Celebrity Dunking Booth, where one can choose to dunk their favorite local celebrity!  They also brought back Mechanical Bull Riding Contest, due to it's popularity at last year's event. 

  Also, there will be a fireworks show at the end of the 2012 BBQ and Bluegrass festival at Boone Hall Plantation.  This is a Charleston event one just shouldn't miss!

  Before and after you fill your gut with barbeque, visit Mt. Pleasant 's restaurants and bars for more fun, food, and cocktails.

More information:
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Map to the 2012 Bluegrass and BBQ Festival at Boone Hall Plantation

Past Boone Hall Plantation Bluegrass & BBQ Festivals


2012 Boone Hall Plantation's
Bluegrass & BBQ Festival
Boone Hall Plantation
1235 Long Point Road
 Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 884-4371 ext. 221