Annual BBQ Festival


It's BBQ TIME!!!  

The Town of Surfside Beach invites you to bring your family and friends for a day of BBQ competition, food, shopping, live music, activities for the kiddos, and FUN for the entire family!

You won't want to miss this!  

Saturday, March 9th, 2023, | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Surfside Drive and Yaupon Drive, Surfside Beach, SC 29575

VENDORS: Please note; that the only way to sign up or make payment for ANY town event is through our website or in person at Surfside Beach Town Hall located at 210 U.S. HWY 17 South. Surfside Beach, SC 29575. If you have any questions, please call 843-913-6111 ext. 390. We will never ask you to make payments via social media. Be aware of scammers. 

BBQ Competition Vendors: click here for the application
Prizes will be awarded for the winners of: 1st Place $300.00 & Trophy; 2nd Place $200.00 & Trophy, and 3rd Place $100.00 & Trophy
Friday, March 8th, 2024 | 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. will be the Family Night Out Feast where our BBQ competitors will cook and sell their choice of food. It can be anything but BBQ offered on Friday. 

WAITING LIST (we have sold out of spots)  - Arts & Crafts Vendors: click here for the waiting list application

All Vendors will have to pass the Fire Marshall inspection to participate. Click the two links below to view the Food Truck Fact Sheet and Mobile Food Vending Pre Checklist. 
Food Truck Fact Sheet
Mobile Food Vending Pre Checklist

BBQ Competition  
Arts & Crafts Vendors  
Festival Food Favorites  
Activities for children  
Two Stages of Live Entertainment 

The Fabulous Fish Heads 10 am-1 pm
The Embers featuring Craig Woolard 1 pm-4 pm

Public Parking lots at Surfside Dr. & Yaupon Dr. S., and Surfside Drive & Pinewood Dr. N.
Parking on side streets will be allowed only on the side of the road and follow all parking rules. Please do not park in the middle of the road or resident driveways.
For all parking information visit or call Pivot Parking at 843-945-0747. 

Stay tuned for more information and we look forward to seeing you there!