Jim R. Miller Park, Marietta, GA

March 23 - 26, 2023


Friday, March 24

• 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

An evening celebrating everything grilled, smoked, barbecued and more. A wide variety of the best barbecue in the South: beef, pork, chicken, seafood and vegetarian dishes will be available to taste from some of Georgia and the South’s most renowned Pitmasters and chefs. Enjoy live music, wine, beer and spirits tastings in a souvenir glass.  This is an all-inclusive event, with food and drink included with admission ticket.

Tickets per person: $55 December Special Pricing | $75 Winter Rate (Jan/Feb) | $85 March/Gate
Event Type: Indoor/Outdoor, Rain or shine.
Attire & Info: Casual attire, 21 years and over.
Event Sponsor

Live Music

Big Oak Tree, 7:30-9:30pm:  Acoustic, J. Scott Thompson

J. Scott Thompson is an audience favorite endearing himself to crowds nationwide (and quite a few in England!) with his warm, easy going personality, powerful voice, and fresh style of Americana songwriting. Pulling from his Southern roots, Thompson writes from the heart and speaks to the soul with songs influenced by his Dad’s record collection of James Brown, Sam Cooke, The Beatles, and Otis Redding. A prolific songwriter and captivating performer, Thompson combines a southerner’s knack for storytelling with a dose of southern charm making lifelong friends and loyal fans wherever he goes.

Main Stage, 7:30-9:30pm: The Weekend Getaway Band

Getting the good times going is what The Weekend Getaway Band is all about.  This musical dynamo continues to thrill crowds and fill dance venues across the U.S. with their tasty combination of Soul, Funk, Jazz and “rhythm and groove”.  Comprised of “A players” with pedigrees including a Grammy Award, WGB is a musical powerhouse.  Fans everywhere love their affable personality and warm and soulful sound.

Restaurant Participants

*Our featured participants are being finalized and will be updated as they confirm their participation

Beverage Participants

(Our featured participants are being finalized and will be updated as they confirm their participation)

Official Bourbon
Official Wine
Official Tequila
Official Gin
Official Vodka
Official Liqueur
Official Rum
Official Sparkling
Official Scotch
Official Bloody Mary
Official Beer