April 27, 2019 - Smoke on the Water Backyard BBQ Contest and Festival , McFarland Park, 200 James M. Spain Drive, Florence. 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. The Smoke on the Water Festival is more than just a BBQ cook-off; It's an event for the entire family. Sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society and the Alabama BBQ Association, this cook-off will determine the bery best BBQ from among the entrants, and the winners will win cash prizes. If you love barbeque, this is the place to be!
The Smoke on the Water Festival is more than just a BBQ cook-off – it’s an event for the entire family! Sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society and the Alabama BBQ Association, this cook-off will determine the very best barbeque from among entrants participating from throughout the Southeast. Winners will compete for cash prizes totaling more than $6,000.
But, the festival includes so much more for everyone…
Admission: For adults 18 or older, your admission is a donation of $15 or more to Shoals Scholar Dollars.
Youth under 18 enter free with a paid parent. People's Choice BBQ sample Tickets =$5 (in addition to admission)
Armbands available at the Gate.
10:00 Lucero Adame
11:00 Max Russell & The Shakedown Kings
12:00 Mark Narmore and Walt Aldridge
1:00 James LeBlanc and the Winchesters
2:00 Blind the Ski
3:00 BBQ Competition Awards
3:20 Blake & Will
4:00 The Midnighters
5:00 Wildwood Ruminators
6:00-8:00 Rusty & The Relics