The proceeds from our event go to benefit local charities and continue this event for our community for future years!

But it’s far more than what we can explain here. There’s something fun for all ages and everyone here is prepared to assist in making sure you have fun at our event.

Please NO outside beverages or coolers allowed. All bags are subject to inspection. Vendors will be on hand for all your BBQ needs.


All About The Festival

The 2018 TN River BBQ Battle & Music Festival is scheduled for Friday & Saturday, April 13 & 14. This Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS) event will be held at Green Acres RV Resort adjacent to Hwy. 128 between Savannah and Pickwick, Tennessee. Along with being a KCBS sanctioned BBQ contest, the TN River BBQ Battle & Music Festival is also a state championship BBQ contest. Come enjoy 2 days of great music and the heavenly smells of some of the best BBQ in the country.

People's Choice - Public Food Sampling

Get tickets to the peoples choice event on Saturday afternoon and sample some of this great award winning BBQ from the champions. For $5 you can sample professional bbq teams' pulled pork and vote for your favorite.  Winners of the People's Choice Awards will be announced at 4:30 p.m. Saturday during the competition awards.

Live! Music

Bring a lawn chair or blanket, gather family and friends, and join us as we feature live music on the stage Friday starting at 5 p.m. and Saturday starting at 1:30 p.m.!