1. When is the festival?
Saturday, September 21, 2019 in Rolesville, NC
Free Admission: Vendors/Food Sales/Exhibits open at 11:00 am
Opening Ceremony at 11:00 am
Festival closes at 5:00 pm
2. Where can I park?
Parking for the Festival is located at Thales Academy and other lots throughout town. Parking is free! Important! We urge you not to park in undesignated areas on streets or apartment complexes surrounding the festival. Vehicles parked illegally will be towed.
3. Do you offer handicap parking?
A parking lot reserved for vehicles with handicapped permits is located at Thales Academy.
4. What are the festival rules?
For the BBQ and Bands Festival to be safe and fun for everyone, please observe the following rules:
NO weapons, NO animals/pets, NO coolers, NO radios or amplification, NO distribution of literature or solicitation without approval, ALL bags and persons subject to search.
5. Where are the restrooms?
The portable restrooms will be located near Swine and Dine, volunteer tent and center of festival.
6. Where are the Lost & Found and First-Aid areas?
First Aid Station and Lost and Found will be located at the Rolesville Chamber of Commerce tent located near festival entrance.
7. Where are the ATM’s located?
There will be no ATM’s on the festival site. The closest ATM will be located at State Employees Credit Union which is located at 5801 Rogers Road, Rolesville, NC 27571.
8. Where can I get BBQ?
BBQ Plates are available for sale at the food tents. We’ll only be serving ONE style of BBQ at the festival – North Carolina Style!
9. Do you offer a shuttle to the Festival?
Rotary Club of Rolesville will be offering a limited shuttle that will run from the Thales Academy parking lot to the festival.
10. What kind of entertainment/activities will be there?
The event features a three-category BBQ cook-off. The grills will heat up as teams compete for cash prizes for best whole hog, chicken and ribs. BBQ will be judged by NC Pork sanction judges in addition to a celebrity judge panel. While teams fire up the grill, the mic will also heat up with local bands throughout the day and kids can enjoy bouncy houses, rides and games.
11. What bands will be performing?
We will have 4 bands performing throughout the day, in this order:
Jimi King Trio @ 11:00am
Big Bang Boom @12:15pm
Big Chief @1:45pm
EG Peters Band @3:15pm
12. Where can I find more information?
Facebook Page www.facebook.com/rolesvillebbqfest