Join us for the Tenth Annual Mountain High BBQ Festival & Car Show set in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina. Franklin, NC will host this two-day event featuring authentic, mouth-watering BBQ, live entertainment, a car show, crafters and tastin’ tent. This event promises to be amazing!

We are excited to feature Summer Brooke & The Mountain Faith Band in concert on Friday night and a Willie & Waylon Tribute band  True Outlaws on Saturday.  

NEW this year is our "Kids Day" at the festival.  Professor Whizzpop and Jef the Mime will be with us performing on stage and roving the crowd.  There will also be a rock painting area.  Bring your kids and have a fun family day!

• Over $11,000 in Cash & Awards                                                 
• Official NC State Championship
• There are many ways you can get involved! Be a judge,           
   volunteer, sponsor or competition
• Register to enter your car in the Car Show                    Presenting Sponsor of this year's festival... 



Friday, August 10, 2018
11 am to 8 pm

Saturday, August 11, 2018
10 am to 5 pm

Gate Entrance:  

Friday - 11 am - 2 pm Free Admission
Adults:  $5 after 2 pm on Friday 
Saturday:  Admission  $5

Children 12 & under:  Free


Location: Wayne Proffitt Agricultural Center
1436 Georgia Road
Franklin, NC 28734

                                                     Contact us at Franklin Chamber of Commerce     

 98 Hyatt Road • Franklin, NC 28734

Local: 1-828-524-3161 • Toll Free: 1-888-368-2328
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Official Kansas City Barbeque Society Sanctioned event