Mauldin BBQ Cook-off

5th Annual Mauldin BBQ Cook-Off held September 25 & 26 at the Mauldin Cultural Center.  Featuring over 20 BBQ Teams from around the state, live music, and kids activities, this event is a great way to explore the culinary uniqueness of our region and have a great time with the family.

Everything kicks off Friday night from 6-9pm with an “Anything Butt” Competition where each team serves up their best non-BBQ dish – everything from fried catfish, to bacon-wrapped vegetables, to desserts have been served in years past.  Saturday is the main event from 11am-3pm, the BBQ Cook-Off where teams compete for SC BBQ Association points and awards, and provide their unique BBQ to attendees who can purchase a Tasting Pass for just $10 and sample every team.

Live music is provided on Friday by national folk/rock sensation The Lone Bellow, who was recently nominated for Best Duo/Group at this year’s Americana Honors & Awards.  Opening for The Lone Bellow is Greenville-native Rachel Troublefield Nelson.  On Saturday, Jack Roper & the Weatherman Band perform beach music and classic oldies.  All concerts are free to the public.

Ph: (864) 335-4862

Event Hashtag: #MauldinBBQ

Venue Address: 101 East Butler Road, Mauldin

Saturday also features a slew of activities for children in the GHS Kids Zone, with inflatables, face painting, and games. The Blood Connection will also be on hand Saturday starting at 10am and anyone who gives blood will receive a free BBQ Tasting Pass.

Admission and parking both days is free.   The Mauldin Cultural Center is located at 101 East Butler Road in Mauldin.

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