Great Americana Barbecue Festival
Franklin, Tennessee


Saturday August 24, 2019
Franklin, Tennessee


The Great Americana Barbecue Festival will be held at Harlinsdale Farm in Franklin, Tennessee. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. visitors will enjoy finger licking good barbecue, prepared by professional pit masters and iron chefs from across the country.

The BBQ festival is hosted by The Franklin BBQ Society and The Franklin Noon Rotary Club (FNRC). Barbecue will take center stage with vendors, grilling demonstrations, a whole hog smoking contest, and a Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) sanctioned barbecue competition, featuring 80 teams competing in five categories for thousands of dollars in total cash prizes. Festival goers will be able to join in on the judging by selecting the “People’s Champion".


Patrons will enjoy local artisan flavors from Tennessee distilleries and craft beers (21+). Additionally, the festival will feature live music, craft vendors, a variety of food vendors and a kid’s zone with Touch A Truck. The music stage will feature some of the biggest and brightest young talent Music City has to offer.

Great Americana Barbecue Festival - Franklin, Tennessee

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