Kentucky State BBQ Festival
- Events & Festivals
This September 8-10, 2017 Danville will be alive with the sights, sounds and smells of the sixth ever Kentucky State BBQ Festival! Fragrant blue smoke will fill the air as pulled pork shoulder, Texas beef brisket, and ribs are cooked to perfection.
This year's festival promises to be a fun-filled and exciting time, featuring well-known pitmasters:
Moe Cason, Ponderosa Barbecue, Des Moines, IA, BBQ Pitmasters Finalist;
Shelly Hunt, Desperado's Barbecue, Angola, NY;
Melissa Cookston, BBQ Pitmasters Finalist, 2 time Memphis in May Champion and owner of Memphis Barbecue Co., Horn Lake, MS and Fayetteville, NC;
Craig Kimmel, BBQ Pitmasters Finalist, Food Truck Challenge, DeLand, FL; Carey Bringle, Peg Leg Porker, Nashville, TN;
Shane Draper, Draper's BBQ, Cunningham, KY;
Brad and Cindy Simmons, Lucky Dog BBQ, Danville, KY.
As part of the festival, guests can participate in the Smokin' Butt Ride, a leisurely 24-mile route that ends at the festival grounds. Visit www.dbfky.com/calendar for a registration form.