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The Bone Suckin’ Sauce Peak City Pig Fest is a BBQ competition and street festival in downtown Apex, NC and includes a number of activities and events.  Hang out at the beer garden for a drink, listen to music, or watch various contests.  Visit the cook team area behind the Halle Center to watch the masters at work or eat competition BBQ.  Walk the streets of downtown to see the various vendors, watch pig races, or bounce around in the kids area.


Window World of Raleigh Beer Garden

  • Friday 5pm – 11pm, Saturday 11am – 8pm (Apex Chamber)

  • Enjoy live music, food, and drinks.  Featuring a full lineup of domestic beers, wine, and craft beers from Bombshell Beer Company, Brueprint Brewing Company, Vicious Fishes Brewery, Weeping Radish Brewery, and Southern Peak Brewery

  • Competition BBQ Sales - Saturday 11:30am - 8pm

  • Beer must be purchased with a ticket - $6 each

  • Beer Garden Rules:

    • No strollers, smoking, or weapons

    • Must be at least 21 and have a valid photo ID to get a wristband

    • Wristbands are required for anyone drinking or purchasing alcohol 

    • We reserve the right to card any Beer Garden patron at any time

    • We reserve the right to refuse service to any person who is visibly intoxicated

Rib Eating Contest

  • Friday, 8pm (Beer Garden)

  • Apex Firefighter vs Police rib eating competition


Competition BBQ Sales

  • Saturday, 9am - 3pm, or while supplies last (in the tent behind the mule station, accross from the police station)

  • The Apex Sunrise Rotary Foundation will be selling BBQ cooked by various competition cook teams as a fundraiser

  • For $12, you will get a plate of BBQ with sides


  • Friday (Window World of Raleigh Beer Garden)​

    • 6:00pm – 8:00pm: Peak City Sound

    • 8:30pm - 10:30PM: John Edmond's Band-Friday's Veil​​

  • Saturday (Holiday Inn Express Main Stage)

    • 11:00am – 12:30pm: Breaking Even

    • 12:45pm - 2:45pm: Thursday's Flight

    • 3:00pm – 5:00pm: Glen Shelton (Featured Artist)​

  • Saturday (Window World of Raleigh Beer Garden)​

    • 6:00pm – 7:30pm: Vertigo



  • Saturday, 9am - 5pm (Salem St)

  • Various food, drink, merchandise, and organizations

  • More information available on the Vendors page

Kids Area

  • Saturday, 9am - 5pm (Apex Baptist Church lot)

  • Various kids activities such as bounce houses and slides


Pig Races

  • Saturday, 9:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm (Salem St)

  • Bring the kids to watch pigs and other animals race to the finish line


Anything Butt Competition

  • Friday, 7pm (Beer Garden)

  • Teams compete on non-BBQ dishes

  • More information available on the Anything Butt page


People's Choice Competition​ - Ticket Sales

  • You get to judge the cook teams!

  • Saturday, tickets sales begin at 11:00am  (Fire House - New Location)

  • Judging 1:30pm - 3:30pm  (Cook Team area)

  • More information available on the People's Choice page

Awards Ceremony

  • Saturday, 5pm (Main Stage)

  • Gather to see the results of the BBQ cook team competition

Bombshell Beer Company
Brueprint Brewing Company
Southern Peak Brewery
Brueprint Brewing Company
Brueprint Brewing Company