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9th Annual Peak City Pig Fest

  • Dates: June 19, 2020 - June 20, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Presenting Organization: Downtown Apex
  • Location: Apex
  • Address: 210 N. Salem St., Apex, NC 27502
  • Phone: 919.362.7141
  • Times: Fri., 5-11pm; Sat., 11am-8pm
  • Admission: Free; check website for meal tickets


BBQ cook teams from across the U.S. will be gathering in Historic Downtown Apex this June to compete for the Grand Championship of the Ninth Annual Bone Suckin' Sauce Peak City Pig Fest. The event is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS), the nation's leading BBQ sanctioning body. More than 30,000 people are expected to attend.  The Peak City Pig Fest will offer the public the opportunity to again purchase competition barbecue chicken, ribs, beef brisket and pork in addition to live music, pig races, lots of food and fun stuff for the kids. Visit the event website for a schedule of events and performances.