Dickson County SMOKE FEST


Dickson County SMOKE FEST  October 28 and 29, 2016

at the Dickson County Fairgrounds, 1053 TN-47, Dickson, TN. 37055

The Dickson County Chamber of Commerce and the Dickson County Fair Associaiton have partnered to bring the First Annual Dickson County SMOKE FEST  event to Dickson County at the Dickson County Fairgrounds. Over $7500 in Prize Money!

October 28 and 29, 2016, we invite you to fire up your grills and join us for a celebration of great BAR‐B‐Q!

We have added a People’s Choice competition to the event to meet the demand of the general public and make the event even better for you, the cooks. We are anticipating a large attendance at the event.  Only 50 tickets will be sold to those who want to attend the People’s Choice competition!  These are $20 each. 

The 2016 SMOKE FEST event will offer cooking competitions, entertainment and activities on Friday, October 28, including a Haunted House, Backyard cookers event, Costume Contests, Kids Power Wells spooky derby, and much more from 5:00 p.m. until. Saturday, October 29, Friday night’s activities along with numerous additional activities throughout the grounds will be happening, with a Grand Finale Spooky Demolition Derby in the main grandstand.

We will also welcome all Backyard Teams to cook up their best to win over $1,000 in cash prizes.

The 2016 Dickson County SMOKE FEST will be a KCBS sanctioned event.  For complete information about rules and regulations, please visit the website at http://www.kcbs.us

Pro teams will participate in Pork, Ribs, Brisket and Chicken categories on Saturday with prizes awarded for 1st‐10th place in individual categories.

Backyard teams will participate in Chicken and Rib categories on Saturday with prizes awarded for 1st3rd place in individual categories.

All Pro and Backyard Teams are encouraged to participate in the special People’s Sample Award but not required. This is simply an addition to offer patrons the chance to enjoy true competition BAR‐B‐Q.

Admission Tickets are available now

Pre-Sale tickets only available through October 24, 2016 from the Dickson County Chamber of Commerce!

  • Friday – $10
  • Saturday – $15
  • Combo – $20 (no combo tickets available after October 24th)

Kids 10 and under are free.  Free parking available!  Gates open at 6pm!

We sincerely hope you will join us for the FIRST Annual Dickson County SMOKE FEST on October 28 and 29th, 2016! We look forward to seeing you there!

Just to Say Thanks to our wonderful Sponsors!  T is for thoughtful, H is for happy, A is for Appreciate, N is for Nice, K is for Kind, and S is for Special! These are our ways to describe each of you! THANK YOU! 

Our Whole Hog Sponsor!


Full Rack Sponsor!


Half Rack Sponsor!

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Pitmaster Sponsor


Griller Sponsors!

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