Elizabethtown Pork & Beats Festival

November 15 - 16, 2019 Cape Fear Farmer's Market, 106 MLK Drive Elizabethtown


  1. Kevin Peterson
  2. John Kantenwein
  3. Timothy Mills

Join us in The Town of Elizabethtown at the Cape Fear Farmer’s Market for the 3rd Annual Pork & Beats Festival.  Up to twenty teams will compete for cash prizes and trophies in this whole hog event, sanctioned by the North Carolina Pork Council.

Entry fee will be $75 per team.

1st Place – $1250 and a trophy
2nd Place – $750 and a trophy
3rd Place – $500 and a trophy

After the judging is complete, the pork will be chopped and prepared for the barbecue plates that start selling at 11:00 am.  The plates consist of chopped pork, green beans, slaw and a roll.

Our festival attendees are in for a great time with children’s activities, crafts, vendors, food and music by the Black Water Rhythm and Blues Band!

For Registration and Rules, please click below:

Pork and Beats BBQ Cook-off rules 2019

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Tony Parrish