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Bolivar Barbecue Blowout  & Music Festival

The Bolivar BBQ Blowout and Music Festival is held in October of each year.  Last year, we enjoyed an awesome weekend of BBQ and music.  News and information on the 2023 Bolivar BBQ Blowout and Music Festival will be announced on this page as it is released!



Event Organizer: 

Suzanne Rhea

Judge Contact: 

Barbara Anderson

Sponsorship Contact:

Ken Griggs


Event Information

Event information will be released here in the Summer of 2023!

Many sponsorship opportunities are available for the revival of the championship barbecue competition.  Food and music are a powerful combination.  Sponsorship benefits include promotion at a signature event, increased brand awareness,  and having a great time, in a great city, with great people.  For information regarding sponsorship opportunities, please contact Bolivar Main Street Director Ken Griggs at or by phone (731)518-8650.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sanctioned Event

Click on the link below to be redirected to the event Flickr album.

2022 Photo Gallery