PA Great Outdoors BBQ Tour

Barbecue was once only considered a southern specialty, but  the popularity of slow smoked meats has exploded across the country in recent years. PA Great Outdoors Visitor Bureau has partnered with many great non-profits to help promote the growing number of barbecue festivals our area.  Now you can sample some of tastiest barbecue in the region at the 5 stops on the 2017 PA Great Outdoors BBQ Tour.

Clarion BBQ Festival

May 19th-21st, Clarion Mall
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The Clarion BBQ Festival will kick off the 2017 PAGO BBQ Tour!  Bring the family out for the best BBQ delights grilled up by professional pit masters, local favorite restaurants, and backyard barbecue-ers!



Smoke on the Mountain

June 23-24, Kersey
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Ribs, chicken, and beef brisket!  This event is open to any team wanting to show off their grill skill!  Benefits Fox Township Volunteer Fire Department.



Kill the Grill

July 8, Benezette
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This smoke only BBQ competition will be held at the Elk Country Visitor Center and features a BBQ contest, entertainment, and more!



Brookville BBQ Bash

July 29, Brookville
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C'mon out to the Jefferson County Fairgrounds for the best BBQ around!  Live music, entertainment, backyard BBQ competition, and more!



All Fired Up & Kickin' Ash BBQ Competition

September 23, Downtown Emporium
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Cameron County Chamber is hosting their 3rd annual BBQ competition!  Prove that you have what it takes to kick some ash in the following categories:  Turkey, pork, ribs, brisket, chicken wings, sides and desserts!

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