July 24th & 25th, 2015


Come check out the wild animal exhibition! ¬†The folks at Mystic Jungle will be at this year’s festival!


The Florida Fish and Wildlife¬†Conservation Commission will be at this year’s festival to give the kids a “hands on” experience with some of Florida’s native critters!


Keep the kids cool while you enjoy your time at Smokin’ on the Suwannee with our free water rides!


Enjoy good old fashioned fun at the calf scramble!




Don’t miss the showdown between local chefs in the Backyard BBQ Battle!




Enjoy the FREE live music Friday and Saturday!


Activity Schedule


12:00pmCook Teams May Arrive



4:00pm - 5:00pmLive Radio Remote
6:00pm - 9:00pmLive Music (Bryan Wainwright)
6:00pmBackyard BBQ Battle (Round 1)
7:30pmCalf Scramble (FREE kids activities)



10am-12pmLive Music (Blind Luck)
11amBBQ Fundraiser Begins
11amBackyard BBQ Battle (Round 2)
11amFREE Water Rides Open
12pm-1pmLive Music (Bryan Wainwright)
1pm-5pmLive Music (X-Hale)
3pmBackyard BBQ Battle (FINAL Round: Winner of Round 1 & 2 compete)
3:30pmCalf Scramble (FREE Kid's Activity)
5pmCompetition Winners Announced


Directions to Suwannee County Fairgrounds, 1302 11th St SW, Live Oak, Florida.

Take Interstate 10 to exit #283 (the US 129 Live Oak exit) and proceed south on Hwy 129. Cross US 90, turn right on Hwy 136 (11th Ave.) and proceed west. After crossing SR51, look for Suwannee County Fairgrounds on the right. Immediately after Shands Hospital