Bayou BBQ Bash Morgan City Under the Bridge

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Jul 12, 2019 to Jul 14, 2019
Bayou BBQ Bash and Craft Show
Time: All day

The event, held at the corner of Second and Greenwood streets, is a BCA Sanctioned State Championship BBQ Competition. In addition to the competitive teams, locals can get in on the action. There will also be a Corporate Cooking Team Throw-Down Challenge for bragging rights as the best corporate company cooking team in St. Mary Parish and a local competition to name the top St. Mary Parish BBQ Team that anyone can enter. The cost to enter is $165 for competitive and local teams and $250 for corporate teams.  

There will be a Business After Hours where the public can meet the cooks and sample their fare. The event will be held Thursday, July 13, 2017, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Morgan City to kick off this event.

On Friday July 14th, KQKI will kick off the Country Music Showdown followed by Low Down with Special Guest, Hal Bruni.  The Country Music Showdown will be 6 to 9 pm.  Low Down with Special Guest Hal Bruni - 9 to 10:30 pm. Live music continues Saturday, July 15, at noon when Just Cuz takes the stage from 11 am to 1 pm.  South 70 will close out the event, performing from 1 to 5 pm.

Also on Friday, arts & crafts booths will be open from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. and food, drink and beer booths will be open from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. On Saturday, arts & crafts booths are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

There will be food, soft drinks and beer booths selling a variety of items Friday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. Vendors include East Gate BBQ, the Smokehouse, X-Treme Sports, and Trinity Episcopal Church.

An awards ceremony will take place at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

This contest is a Barbecue Competitors Alliance competition. BCA rules can be found at

The Grand Champion wins an exclusive 10 karat gold ring designed by Len Klutts and donated by Klutts Jewelers, located at 924 Seventh Street in Morgan City. The ring is valued at $1,400 and can be viewed at Klutts Jewelers, across from Joe’s Boots. The side features of the ring include ‘6th Annual BBQ Champ’ and crested fire and meat cleavers. The top features an image of the traveling championship barbecue trophy which debuted last year.

 This event is organized by the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce. T-Shirt Sponsorships are available. For more information, sponsorship opportunities, or entry forms contact 985-384-3830.

Venue:  Under the Hwy. 90 Bridge
Address:  Morgan City, LA
Admission Cost:  
Phone:  985-384-3830 | 337-828-5608