Memphis in MayAn Annual Event held every May Memphis, Tennessee




Every year, Memphis in May Presents:

The World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest

"The Super Bowl of Swine"

There is something here for ever foodie from cooking contests for both the amateur and the professional to eating contests. Visitors to this annual event will be treated to some of the best BBQ in the world!


People's Choice Judging:

If you love Memphis barbecue and want to taste some of the best in the world, then People's Choice Judging is just what you're looking for! Stop by the People's Choice tent and you can get a sample kit for around $3.00 (the price may change). In each kit you get barbecue samples from five different teams. And you get to vote on your favorite barbecue. You can get as many sample kits as you want. The winner of the People's Choice Judging is announced at the award ceremony on Saturday evening.


Cooker Caravan:

Get inside and see at how the pros do their grilling. A free guided tour through the grounds of the Barbecue Cooking Contest. You can get a peek at their grills and smokers. "Inside" information on how to make the best barbecue. There are tours leaving every 30 minutes from the Memphis Barbecue Association Tent (right next door to the People's Choice Judging tent).


Ms. Piggie Contest:

You're not gonna wanna miss one of the most popular events at Memphis in May! It's the Ms. Piggie Contest! Grown men wearing dresses and snouts! Snorting, dancing and singing BBQ songs on stage. This is great fun for the whole family!


Food Vendors:
Good thing there are lots of barbecue as well as other food vendors on hand because you're gonna get HUNGRY!

The World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest is held in May of each year at Tom Lee Park.


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