The 2019 Smokin’ In The Pines BBQ Festival is just around the corner, Septermber 20-21 at Forest Capitol Park in Perry. The Park, located on US19, south of Perry, is adjacent to the Forest Capital Museum State Park. With Free Admission, and plenty of good food and entertainment, it’s time to mark your calendars NOW!
In addition to plenty of great BBQ, from vendors and competing chefs, you’ll also find arts and crafts, There’s even a “Kids-Que” cooking competition!
While this event is fun for visitors, it’s lots of WORK for the friendly OPEN BBQ COMPETITION, where friendly chefs from the Florida BBQ Association compete for several awards ($10,000 in cash prizes are available!) Awards in several meat categories are awarded, as well as a “Sauce of Honor” award and a People’s Choice award.
Bring your appetite and a comfortable chair, as there are numerous food vendors and plenty of good southern rock music on the stage all day, and well into the evenings. And, if you’re a camper, there’s plenty of campsites available (call 850-584-5366 for camping information!).
The event is FREE and all are welcome.