Beach Boogie & BBQ Festival
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Beach Boogie & BBQ Festival Cooks Up Some Fun in Myrtle Beach

Beach Boogie & BBQ FestivalThe 12th Annual Beach Boogie & BBQ Festival in Myrtle Beach is scheduled for Friday, August 31st and Saturday, September 1, 2018, at the Market Common. The family-friendly festival features live entertainment, a kid’s zone, car show, beer gardens, arts/crafts vendors, and delicious barbeque.
Did you know The Beach Boogie and BBQ Festival is an Official BBQ Championship of South Carolina sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS)? The competition boasts over $8,600 in cash and prizes up for grabs by 25+ BBQ teams competing for points and lots of bragging rights! The festival will also host ‘250KCBS’ Meals Mission once again, where participants will be donating around 30+ cooked pork butts to a local food kitchen.

Schedule of Events

On Friday, August 31st, from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, the official Wing Competition and Tasting will take place. In addition, guests enjoy a Beer Garden, live entertainment, as well as food and arts and crafts.
On Saturday, September 1st, the festival will begin at 12:00 pm and last until 6:00 pm. Activities for this day include:

  • 3rd Annual BBQ Derby
  • Kansas City Barbecue Society BBQ Competition
  • Corn Hole Competition – Hosted by Coastal Tailgating.
  • Myrtle Beach Car Club Car Show Beer Garden
  • Live Entertainment on the Main Stage
  • Awards Announcements

Free Event Admission

While guests were required to purchase admission to the Beach Boogie & BBQ Festival in years past, this event is now completely free! In addition, guests may park for free throughout the Market Common area and HGTC campus buildings along Pampas Avenue. As always, parking is on a first come, first served basis.

Book Your Myrtle Beach Vacation

Heading to the ocean for the 2018 Beach Boogie & BBQ Festival? Make sure you have the accommodations you need by booking your hotel room through Reserve Myrtle Beach. Plus, since you saved with free event admission, add an attraction or activity to your Myrtle Beach vacation.


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