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Pig in the Park BBQ Championship

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Get fired up in Dublin GA during the St. Patrick’s Pig in the Park BBQ Championship at the Market on Madison with hot grills and all the FREE family fun beginning Friday, March 3rd at 7 PM. Judging for the BBQ Championship starts Saturday, March 4th at 10 AM. Relish the good times with kiddie rides, free BBQ samples hot off the grill, live music, and more!


The grills are not the only thing hot at the Pig in the Park BBQ Championship. While the chefs light their fires and get the juices flowing on Friday, March 3rd, Downtown Dublin GA spices things up with a blend of Southern musical flavor! Bring a lawn chair and pack your cooler. Pick a good spot to watch the action while enjoying food vendors and rides for the kids. 

BBQ Championship

The competition heats up as the BBQ Championship continues on Saturday, March 4th from 10 AM to 4 PM as teams compete for bragging rights and cash prizes.  

Fired up to compete? Awesome sauce….rules will be supplied to each head cook!

Fill out your official online St. Patrick’s Pig in the Park BBQ Championship Entry Form or download a copy HERE!

Sponsored by Main Street Dublin and the Dublin Downtown Development Authority, the St. Patrick’s Pig in the Park BBQ Championship pits competitors against each other in three categories: ribs, pulled pork and chicken with first, second, and third place awarded in each division. Savor the sights and smells as downtown Dublin fires up for this annual event. 

Event Line Up

Friday, March 3rd from 7 PM until 11 PM

7 PM – Pig in the Park begins with music, food vendors, and kids events

Saturday, March 4th from 10 AM to 4 PM

BBQ Judging begins at 10 AM

10:00 AM Turn in time – Chicken
11:30 AM Turn in time – Pork Ribs
1:00 PM Turn in time – Pulled Pork

Kiddie rides and food vendors continue throughout the day!

Entertainment at the Market on Madison stage! 

DJ Dustin Underwood will be supplying the tunes from 10 AM until 1:55 PM!

Awards ceremony at 2 PM!

For information on more Dublin St. Patrick’s Festival events throughout the month of March, visit www.dublinstpatricks.com.


Join the fun as a vendor and display your wares for two days. Food, arts and crafts, and resale vendors are welcome!  

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March 3
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Market on Madison
314 West Madison Street
Dublin, GA United States
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