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Pinehurst Barbeque Festival

September 1 - September 3

The Pinehurst Barbecue Festival celebrates “All Things Barbecue” in North Carolina. From Eastern North Carolina vinegar to Western North Carolina tomato, we’ll have all of your favorites during this unique festival!

The Pinehurst Barbecue Festival, presented by Pinehurst Resort and US Foods  is a “Celebration of Taste and Tradition” featuring award-winning Pitmasters from across North Carolina in one of the most picturesque settings in the entire state.

The three-day event, staged in and around the historic Village of Pinehurst, offers a unique culinary sampling experience of various barbecue meats and traditional sides.

There are five signature events associated with the Pinehurst Barbecue Festival:

Pinehurst Barbecue Festival Events

Friday, September 1, 2023:
High On The Hog Gourmet
Pitmaster Dinner
Pinehurst Fair Barn

Saturday, September 2, 2023:
”Q”-School Grilling Class
Pinehurst Brewing Co.

Bourbon & Bites
North & South Bar, The Manor

Music on Magnolia Concert
adjacent to Pinehurst Brewing Co.
Gates Open: 6:00pm
Kids In America, Totally 80’s Tribute Band: 7:00pm-9:00pm

Sunday, September 3, 2023:
Christopher Prieto
Pitmaster Invitational
Village of Pinehurst
Early Admission*
: 10:00am
Regular Admission: 11:00am
Event Ends: 5:00pm

Choose to experience the entire three-day Festival, or attend just one signature event. A multi-ticket VIP package, as well as individual tickets for each event are available through our ticketing partner, TicketMe Sandhills.


Village of Pinehurst
Pinehurst, NC 28374 + Google Map