June 2024

07Jun(Jun 7)8:00 am08(Jun 8)11:00 pmWorld's Oldest BBQ Cooking Contest & Festival

Event Details

The Covington Bar-B-Que Festival, home of The World’s Oldest Bar-B-Que cooking contest, is held each year in Cobb Parr Memorial Park in June. Events for this festival include a Memphis in May sanctioned Bar-B-Que cooking contest, a demolition derby, arts and crafts exhibits, a truck pull, live bands, and many other fun activities. Since its origin in 1973, the festival has grown to be the main annual attraction in Covington. Teams from all over the mid-south come to Covington to compete in this three-day event. Stay tuned for more details.


7 (Friday) 8:00 am - 8 (Saturday) 11:00 pm


Cobb-Parr Memorial Park

Covington, TN 38019