The Great Georgia BBQ Fest is a KCBS & GBC sanctioned BBQ contest with both Professional and Backyard division competition. It will be held May 29-30, 2020 at the Cumming Fairgrounds in Cumming, GA. The Great Georgia BBQ Fest will include a barbecue competition, festival, jeep and off-road show, live music, vendors and lots of fun for the whole family! A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Place of Forsyth.

The Great Georgia BBQ Fest is set to kick off on Friday May 29, 2020 with the Wing Competition and SCA Steak CookOff, and the following day, May 30, 2020 teams will be firing up smokers and competing for prize money and bragging rights! 

Attendees will have the opportunity to taste championship bbq and vote for their favorite! Join us Friday night for the Taste of Championship Wings and Saturday for the Taste of Championship BBQ Pork. Samples will be available for purchase with proceeds benefiting The Place of Forsyth.

Interested in a behind the scenes Championship BBQ Tour? Sign up for this special event on Saturday afternoon to tour three championship bbq team’s cook sites, enjoy competition bbq private tastings, and learn about the type of equipment and cookers that is being used. $25 per person. Limited space available.


  • Occurred Friday, May 29th, 2020 @ 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
  • Occurred Saturday, May 30th, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 pm


Cumming Fairgrounds

235 Castleberry Rd
Cumming, GA 30040

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