The annual Smoke on the Beach BBQ competition will be held Friday, April 2 and Saturday, April 3, 2021 at Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place downtown Myrtle Beach.
The festivities begin at 5 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. on Saturday. Admission to this family-friendly event is FREE, but if you want to sample the goods, there is a small fee. Local vendors and various food trucks will be onsite. Local band Southern Kind will be performing Friday night.
Smoke on the Beach will comply with all COVID 19 Regulations.
Proceeds from Smoke on the Beach BBQ competition will go towards Shriners philanthropy.
In 2019, the ‘Hey Good Buddy’ team took home the Overall championship trophy. Will they be back for 2021 to defend their Smoke on the Beach crown?
Here is the competition schedule:
Friday, Apr. 2, 2021, 5-9 p.m. – Anything Butt Competition
The competition starts at 5 p.m. Competitors are responsible for all ingredients for the items prepared. Samples will be sold to attendees and winners will be chosen by the public and announced during the awards ceremony on Saturday. Local band Southern Kind will be performing.
Saturday, Apr. 3, 2021, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – BBQ Competition
Judging will begin promptly at 10 a.m. Winners will be announced from the Main Stage at approximately 1:30 p.m. There will be a DJ playing throughout the day.
Think your BBQ has what it takes?
To register for the competition, download the application here. The cost is $200 per team with a $25 refundable clean-up fee after approved inspection. Entries are limited to the first 50 teams. Do you have the winning BBQ recipe? If you think you do and would like to enter this BBQ event? You could win part of the thousands of dollars of prize money that is available. This annual Myrtle Beach BBQ event is sanctioned by Southern BBQ Network (SBN).
Vendor applications are due March 20 and are $100 per space and can be downloaded here.
Interested sponsors will have their company’s logo on the event banner that will also be displayed at all Myrtle Beach Shrine Club events throughout February 2022. The sponsorship form can be downloaded here.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Myrtle Beach Shrine Club and are not tax deductible.
Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place is located at the intersection of North Ocean Blvd and 8th Ave. North, one block south of the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel and Plyler Park. The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is a short three minute walk away.
Off-street parking is available at the Boardwalk Parking garage. If you don’t mind walking a few blocks, more off-street metered parking is available close to the 2nd Ave. Pier.
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