Pork in the Park Festival

  • Charlie Worsham

    Charlie Worsham

    Check out Warner Music Nashville recording artist Charlie Worsham on Friday, May 9 at 8:30 p.m. Worsham has shared stages across the country with Miranda Lambert, Taylor Swift and others.

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  • Jimmie Van Zant

    Jimmie Van Zant

    Legendary Southern Rocker Jimmie Van Zant will take the stage on Saturday, May 10 at 8 p.m. Influenced by the music of his cousins Ronnie, Donnie and Johnny Van Zant and their bands Lynyrd Skynyrd and .38 Special, Jimmie Van Zant makes his mark with a soulful sound all his own.

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  • VIP Experience

    VIP Experience

    Be a Pork in the Park VIP on Saturday! VIPs receive access to the VIP tent adjacent to the main stage, premiere restroom facilities, samples of KCBS competitor food, beer samples, whole hog cooking demo and samples and a gift bag. Tickets available in advance only.

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  • Cornhole

    Cornhole Tournament

    Registration is open now for our 4th Annual Cornhole Tournament on Sunday, May 11. The winning team will receive a cash prize and two golden tickets to compete in the ACO World Championships.

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  • Hotel Packages

    Hotel Packages

    Enjoy a weekend getaway in Wicomico County with one of our Pork in the Park hotel packages. Enhance your visit by adding discounted tickets to Pork in the Park and tickets to a Shorebirds game to your agenda! Packages are available now through May 1.

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  • KCBS

    KCBS BBQ Competition

    Are you ready to compete with your succulent beef brisket? Is your whole hog to die for? We want you to compete in the Pork in the Park Barbeque Festival in Maryland.

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  • Mother's Day

    Mother's Day Special

    Celebrate Mother's Day at Pork in the Park! Moms receive $3 admission on Sunday! Keep the kids entertained all day with a $15 wristband from Shaw Amusements.

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  • Wing War

    Eastern Shore Wing War

    The Eastern Shore Wing War returns this year, featuring the People's Choice Wing Competition, Amateur Wing Eating Competition and Professional Wing Eating Competition.

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Follow your nose to the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival. This Eastern Shore staple is served up every spring in Salisbury, Maryland’s Winterplace Park. The three-day barbeque festival and competition offers live music and entertainment, rides and games for the kids, unique craft vendors, delicious food and cold beverages. The festival also hosts a Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) cook-off competition where barbeque teams spend the weekend slicing, seasoning and sizzling pork, chicken and beef in hopes of earning a portion of the cash prizes and bragging rights on the KCBS circuit.

Ticket Info   Book Hotel

Adults $7

Kids 12 &
under Free

Festival Hours

Friday: 4 pm to 10 pm / Saturday: 10 am to 10 pm / Sunday: 12 pm to 5 pm


Support Our Sponsors

Want to sponsor the BBQ event? Contact Carolynn Foxwell at cfoxwell@wicomicocounty.org or call 410-548-4900 ext. 112.

Maryland Tourism
Wicomico County Tourism
Wicomico County Recreation