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Events at Loews Atlanta Hotel

Atlanta BAR-B-Q Festival

Experience a world of BBQ at your fingertips at the 5th Annual Atlanta BAR-B-Q Festival which offers amazing BBQ, cooking demos, live music, a kids activity village, and much more. More than 50 BBQ teams from across the country will cook up their best “Q” and compete for cash prizes, highly coveted trophies and the ultimate reward - bragging rights. Atlanta’s top BBQ restaurants will also be featured serving up their specialties. Want to try competition styled BBQ? Participating teams will be selling sample sized portions of their championship styled BBQ while supplies last for $1 per sample but get there early as these samples sell out quick. - Friday Night Drumstick Dine Around: $2 Chicken drumsticks at participating team booths while supplies last-starts at 6pm! - Saturday Taste of the Pig -: $1 BBQ pork samples at participating team booths while supplies last-starts at 1pm! Event admission is $6 in advance and $10 day of show and kids ages 12 and under receive FREE admission when accompanied by an adult. Event ticket provides admission only and does not include food cost or BBQ samples.