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      SOOIE. Mauldin BBQ Cook-off in Mauldin

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      September 19, 2020

      Saturday  11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

      101 East Butler Road
      Mauldin, South Carolina 29662

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      SOOIE. Mauldin BBQ Cook-off

      PLEASE NOTE: The continuation of the 2020 Mauldin BBQ Cook-off as scheduled will depend on the City of Mauldin’s ongoing evaluation of the COVID-19 epidemic. Should it be unsafe to hold this event, it may be cancelled or postponed. We will post an announcement on this page and our social media if there are any changes to the schedule.

      We will be implementing guidelines and changes to this year's event due to COVID-19. View our COVID-19 protocols for SOOIE. 2020 at


      It's time for SOOIE., the 10th Annual Mauldin BBQ Cook-off! Produced by the City of Mauldin, the annual festival is a showcase of the heritage of our community, from its food to its music. With more than 20 cookers from all over the Southeast competing to bring the best BBQ to Mauldin, this can’t-miss festival is the perfect pig-out!

      All food served while supplies last, so get there early while the pickin's good!

      Visit for more info.

      Stage Sponsor: Duke Energy
      Fireworks Sponsor: United Community Bank
      Supporting Sponsors: Lending Path Mortgage and Servus Realty Group

      Volunteer opportunities will be available soon.


      Friday, Sept. 18, 6-9PM
      Live music by The Holiday Band
      Anything Butt | Participating cookers serve anything BUTT their BBQ to pique your taste buds. Sliders, grilled chicken, smoked cobbler—the only way to know what’s cooking is to come try it for yourself.

      Join us at 9:00 p.m. for a delightful fireworks show! Because our Beachin' Fridays event was cancelled this year, we've moved our fireworks to Friday night of the BBQ. Come out and enjoy a dazzling show!


      Saturday, Sept. 19, 11AM-3PM
      Live music by The Catalinas
      Mauldin BBQ Cook-off | The main event, our cookers compete in a BBQ Cook-off competition with a panel of certified 'cue Tasters from the South Carolina Barbeque Association. The public will also have a chance to cast their vote for the best BBQ and the winner of the People’s Choice Award.

      Donate to The Blood Connection on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., and you'll get a $20 Visa Gift Card! Sign-ups available soon.

      Cost: Tickets $1 Tasting Passes $10 Food Items up to $10

      Categories: Kids & Family | Festivals | Food & Wine

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.

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