Come see what world class barbecue is all about!


Welcome To The Smoking in The Foothills Festival

Smoking In The Foothills Barbecue Competition and Festival

North Carolina State Championship Event 

12,700 In Prize Money, October 14th & 15th 2016, In Historic Downtown Lenoir, NC

Come to the beautiful foothills of North Carolina and find out what real barbecue is all about. This is a family friendly world class barbecue competition and festival. Sanctioned by The Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS). So come to Historic Downtown Lenoir, NC and get your smoker going. If you are not a Pitmaster that's OK too, we have plenty to do for the whole family. 



Come see what Lenoir has to offer!


Fun for the whole family!!!