The Beach, Boogie and Barbeque Festival in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is heating up with larger cash prizes and an all-new layout!  This year – for the first time in the event’s history – a $10,000 cash prize will be awarded to the winner of South Carolina’s official barbeque championship.  The new festival layout will make it easier for visitors to sample selections from barbeque competitors as well as main stage area that will accommodate a larger audience.  Scheduled for Labor Day Weekend, August 30 – September 1, 2013, at Grand Park at The Market Common, Beach, Boogie & BBQ will feature delicious barbeque, free entertainment, fireworks and more! 

Festival highlights include:
Friday, Aug. 30 – (6-9:30 p.m.)
  • BBQ, BBQ, BBQ! 6 p.m. until supplies last
  • ‘Anything Goes’ Contest and Tasting, 6:30 p.m. until supplies last
  • Food/Arts & Craft/Business Vendors and Exhibitors open at 6 p.m.
  • Live Entertainment, 6-9:30 p.m., featuring Wallstreet and Jim Quick & Coastline bands
  • Beer and Wine Garden, 6-9:30 p.m.
  • Announcement of ‘Anything Goes’ Contest Winners: Anything Goes, Best Booth, Best Dessert and Best Sauce, around 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 31 – (12-9:30 p.m.)

  • Official S.C. Barbeque Championship, 8-11 a.m.
  • Shriners Hospital FREE Screening, 12-4 p.m.
  • BBQ, BBQ, BBQ! 12-5 p.m. (while supplies last)
  • Live Entertainment, 12-9:15 p.m., featuring Craig Woolard Band, Ty Brown, EnVision, Atlantic Groove and The Embers
  • Food/Arts & Craft/Business Vendors and Exhibitors open at 12 p.m.
  • Beer and Wine Garden, 12-9:30 p.m.
  • Kids Zone, 12-5 p.m.
  • Flyboard Demonstrations by HydroFly Myrtle Beach on Grand Lake, 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m.
  • Announcement of Official S.C. Barbeque Championship, 5 p.m.
  • Fireworks, 9:15 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 1 – (12-5 p.m.)

  • Live Entertainment, 12-5 p.m., featuring Mark Roberts Band and others
  • BBQ and Wings! 12-5 p.m. (while supplies last)
  • Best Wings on the Beach, 12:30 p.m.
  • FREE Watermelon, 2:30 p.m. (while supplies last)
  • Kids Zone, 12-5 p.m.
  • Beer and Wine Garden, 12-5 p.m.
  • Food/Arts & Craft/Business Vendors and Exhibitors open at 12 p.m.

Keeping the festival’s mission of an affordable event, attendees can sample delicious barbeque from competing teams on Saturday beginning at noon by purchasing a $10 wristband while supplies last. Children 6 and under can sample for free, and barbeque sandwiches and platters will also be available for purchase.

Along with the official S.C. Barbeque Championship on Saturday, festival goers will enjoy the ‘Anything Goes’ cooking contest and tasting on Friday, Aug. 30 and Wing Competition on Sunday. Sampling tickets can be purchased for $1 each in the ‘Anything Goes’ competition on Friday, beginning at 6:30 p.m. A multitude of dishes from shrimp creole and chicken bog to apple cobbler are available for tasting. Beer and wine will be sold all three days.

Come on out for the Beach, Boogie and Barbeque Festival in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina! For more Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival information, call (843) 626-7444.