Published: Nov 16, 2012 6:44 AM EST
Updated: Nov 16, 2012 6:48 AM EST

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - Local celebrity judges and barbecue enthusiasts will determine who gets crowned in this invitational cook-off. In addition to mouthwatering treats, festival-goers will enjoy live music, a classic car show, pig races, motorcycle rally, art show and much more. Admission is free. All ages are welcome. For full line up, visit

Day 1

Friday, November 16 from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Six local celebrities will be paired with the championship ribbers to compete in a cook-off challenge. Musical performances by Double Your Trouble and The Devonshires.

Day 2

Saturday, November 17 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Smokin Hot Rod Car Show. Barbecue fans will select the “People’s Choice” champion. Musical acts include Grayson Rogers Band, The Nouveaux Honkies. Award-winning, Grammy-nominated singer Joe Nichols will belt out country tunes from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Day 3

Sunday, November 18 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Hog Heaven Bike Rally. Musical acts include Uproot Hootenanny, The Nouveaux Honkies. Country music legend and Grammy award-winning fiddler extraordinaire Charlie Daniels will take the stage at 5 p.m.