The 11th Annual Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival kicks off Labor Day weekend activities.

Festivities will be held at the Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conference Center & surrounding area, located at 950 Crabtree Lane in The Market Common District of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

The first day, of the two-day Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival starts on Friday, Sept. 2 from 6-9 pm  The second day follows, Saturday, Sept. 3 from 12-6 pm 

Admission is FREE both days.

Keeping the festival’s mission of an affordable event, attendees can sample delicious barbecue from competing teams on Saturday during the 1st Annual BBQ DERBY from 12-1:30 pm (WHILE SUPPLIES LAST) by purchasing $1 sample tickets to be redeemed at competing teams for one barbecue sample. Tickets can be purchased onsite day of beginning at 11 am while sampling will begin at 12 pm. There will also be area favorite barbecue restaurants selling barbecue sandwiches and such throughout the festival.

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE:

Friday, Sept. 2 – (festivities from 6 to 9 pm)

Wing Competition and Tasting – 6 pm – The public can purchase tickets to redeem for wings from cook teams. While supplies last and we encourage folks to be onsite by 6 pm This is a People’s Choice competition and voting. Barbecue cook teams will be competing for $300 for 1st place, $200 for 2nd place and $100 for 3rd place. 

Live Entertainment on Main Stage – 6 to 9 pm – Enjoy a great line-up of entertainment and dance to some of your favorite music! Bring chairs and blankets (no coolers allowed). Free.

Beer and Wine available for purchase from 6 to 9 pm

Saturday, Sept. 3 – (festivities from 12-6 pm)

1st Annual BBQ Derby –  12-1:30 pm (while supplies last) – Attendees can sample delicious barbecue from competing teams by purchasing $1 sample tickets good for one barbecue sample at select BBQ teams. Tickets can be purchased onsite day of beginning at 11 am while sampling will begin at 12 p.m.

Kansas City Barbecue Society BBQ Competition – 12-2 pm – Barbecue cook teams will be competing  in four meat categories – pork, ribs, brisket and chicken. More than $8,000 in cash prizes at stake. Come watch as teams prepare this savory food and turn into the judges.

Corn Hole Competition – 12-4 pm – $10 per team; $5 per player. Registration and warm up begins at 10 a.m. Double elimination, two man teams, cash payout – 80% of pot to 1st place team; 20% of pot to 2nd place team. Limited to 40 teams. Hosted by Coastal Tailgating. Register at www.CoastalTailgating.com.

Myrtle Beach Car Club Car Show – 12-3 pm – Load-in begins at 10 am All makes and models welcome. Registration $20. Fifty trophies, giveaways, 50/50, and more. Myrtle Beach Car Club is a non-profit 501(3)c organization. For more information, visit www.MyrtleBeachCarClub.com or call Cecil Chandler at (843) 742-9802.

Beer and Wine available for purchase from 12-6 pm Craft beer selections also available.

Live Entertainment on Main Stage – 12-5 pm – Enjoy a great line-up of entertainment and dance to some of your favorite music! Bring chairs and blankets (no coolers allowed). Free.

Awards Announcements – 5 pm – Learn which competitors will earn the Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion titles, along with over 40 cash prizes and accolades announced. Main stage.

The 11th Annual Beach, Boogie & BBQ is Sponsored by:
Palmetto Event Productions, Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, VisitMyrtleBeach.com, City of Myrtle Beach, Horry-Georgetown Technical College and ORCA coolers.