April 12 & 13, 2024
Friday: Noon - 11 P.M.
Saturday: Noon - 9 p.m.


Hub City Hog Fest

2024 hog fest Winners

During this year's Hub City Hog Fest, 37 teams competed for the title of best barbecue. Categories to compete were wings, brisket, ribs, butts and overall. And this year's winners are:

  • Wings - Boss Hawg BBQ - Scott Auton with 8.8500 points
  • Brisket - Smoke Central BBQ - Jason Singletary with 16.3600 points
  • Ribs - Certified Meatheads - Walker Stockley/AI Williams with 16.3800 points
  • Butts - Casual Smokers - Jamie Mintz with 16.5200 points
  • Overall - Casual Smokers - Jamie Mintz

All Contestant Results

About the Hub City Hog Fest

The 2024 Hub City Hog Fest, a barbecue contest to benefit Mobile Meals of Spartanburg, will take place on April 12th and 13th. The City of Spartanburg will block off several roads downtown around Morgan Square to accommodate the dozens of cook teams that will compete in this annual BBQ competition.

On Friday, April 12th, entrance into the event from noon to 5 p.m. is FREE. After 5 p.m., wristbands must be purchased for $5 each. On Saturday, April 13th, from noon to 9 p.m., $5 wristbands must be purchased. Children 10 and under are admitted free. There will be chicken wing samples from the competition teams available from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday evening. The samples of the competition teams' barbecue and ribs are ONLY AVAILABLE from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Vendors will be on site selling BBQ all weekend. Hog Bucks must be used to purchase food from vendors and to sample BBQ from competition teams (while supplies last).

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it's not just a competition — it's a great cause!

We are thrilled that you are excited about the Hub City Hog Fest, a barbecue contest to benefit Mobile Meals of Spartanburg, S.C. All proceeds from this event benefit Mobile Meals.

Since the the Hub City Hog Fest first started filling Downtown Spartanburg with the sweet, smoky smell of barbecue in 2013, it has raised more than $400,000 for Mobile Meals, and we hope to continue for many years to come. Please come out and not only have a lot of fun, but join with us in supporting this great organization and helping our community!


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Scenes from the Festival


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