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Newport Pig Cooking Contest

Newport Park
200 Howard Blvd
Newport, NC 28570
July 17, 2024 – April 6, 2024

Event Description

For over 40 years, the Newport Pig Cooking Contest in Newport, North Carolina has been offering a smokin’ good time that brings people of all ages together to celebrate all things BBQ. It’s not just a competition, though. This family-friendly festival is a feast for everyone.

Live music will get you dancing, carnival rides will send the little ones soaring, and the aroma of pulled pork sandwiches, funnel cakes, and all sorts of treats will make your stomach rumble.

So, grab your appetite and head down to Newport to create memories of a truly unforgettable experience.

Event Location

The Pig Cooking Contest takes place at Newport Park in Newport, NC.


Event Info

  • Free Admission and Free Parking
  • Bulk Pork, when available sold for $10.00 per pound
  • Serving begins Saturday at 11:00 am
  • Concession Stands
  • Rides
  • Bake Sales
  • Funnel Cakes
  • Live Music
  • Souvenirs and so much more!
Newport Pig Cooking Contest
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Newport Pig Cooking Contest