Mayberry Days Barbecue Cook-off

  • Surry Arts Council is pleased to host the 2018 Mayberry Days Barbecue Cook-off again during Mayberry Days, celebrating 58 years of The Andy Griffith Show. This is an officially recognized barbecue cook-off of the North Carolina Pork Council and they will have a representative at the judging to assist with information and answers to any of your pork questions.

    $1,000 in cash prizes awarded with a top prize of $400 for the culinary division.

    Interested barbecue cooks can download the 2018 Mayberry Days Barbecue Cook-off Information Sheets for complete details. To compete, each team must complete and submit the 2018 Registration Form and submit with the Entry Fee to the Surry Arts Council before the deadline.

  • Mayberry Days Barbecue Sandwiches and Sales

    If you have never had North Carolina chopped barbecue, you are in for a treat because it is for sale after the contest, beginning around 9:00 a.m. on Saturday. Fresh barbecue will be available in one pound containers and sandwiches. Place your order ahead of time and have it waiting to pick up at the barbecue tent in front of the Andy Griffith Playhouse.

    "Eatin' speaks louder than words" - Sheriff Taylor