Cape Gazette

Pork in the Park

WinterPlace Park
6737 Blue Ribbon Road, Salisbury, MD 21804
Apr 19, 2013
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Follow your nose to the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival, April 19-21 at Salisbury’s WinterPlace Park. Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, this Eastern Shore staple offers three days of entertainment the whole family will enjoy – all for only $5 daily admission. Children under 12 are free.

Featured Festival Activities & Entertainment

Marshall Tucker Band | Live Saturday Night, 8:00pm–10:00pm
See legendary Southern rockers free with festival admission.

Eastern Shore Wing War | Sunday Afternoon
People’s Choice Wing Competition (Sunday 12:00pm-2:30pm)
Come out and vote for your favorite wing as restaurants face off in this bracket-style contest.

Amateur Wing-Eating Competition (Sunday 2:30pm)
Do you have what it takes to be a Wing Warrior? These amateurs think they do! Come out and cheer on your favorite as they vie for Warrior status and $100 cash.

Major League Eating Wing Eating Competition (Sunday 3:00pm)
From the organizers of the Nathans’ Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest comes the Pork in the Park Wing Eating Competition. Professional eaters, including the current World Champion Joey Chestnut, will come together for a chance at victory and a portion of the $5000 cash prize purse provided by Mountaire Farms.

Cornhole Tournament | Sunday Afternoon, 1:00pm
Whether you know it as cornhole, bag toss or one of its many other names – cornhole and BBQ are a perfect pair. Teams of two must register in advance. Winning team takes home $300 cash!

Amateur BBQ Contest | Sunday, Begins at 8:00am
Think you make the best chicken and wings? Test your skills at our Backyard BBQ.

Complementing these featured events, the festival offers live entertainment, rides and games, unique craft vendors, delicious food and cold beverages for sale all weekend long.

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