Welcome to the
South Carolina BBQ - Shag Festival
Hemingway, South Carolina
The 2015 Festival dates are April 16-18
Our bands for this year:
NEW! The cook-off has moved to all day Saturday, instead of Friday night.
We are still doing the Friday night "Anything That" Contest.
For festival information call or e-mail committee chair, John Michael Collins at 843-687-2240, or e-mail.
For crafts and vendors, call Kelly Hucks at 843-325-7048 or Michele Powell at 843-621-2286. (Application forms can be downloaded below)
Downloadable forms for entries in the contest or vendor space
(Please note: Select your preferred format, print, and mail filled-in forms to PO Box 1959, Hemingway, SC 29554)
2015 Cookoff Rules: DOC or PDF
2015 Cookoff Application: DOC or PDF
2015 Anything That Contest: DOC or PDF
2015 Vendor Space Application: DOC or PDF2015 Crafter Space Application: DOC or PDF
2014 Hemingway Town License Application: DOC or PDF
2015 DHEC Permit Application: DOC or PDF
(More updates to the site coming soon)
Our NEW Facebook page
Photos and winners from 2013 and 2014 are on our old Facebook page.
Photos from the 2012 festival
Photos from the 2011 festival
Photos from the 2010 festival
Cookoff winners for 2013
Please enjoy these three photo galleries from previous festivals:2009 festival photos
2009 Civil War reenactors
2008 festival photos
2006 festival photos
2007 festival photos So -- who won?
How the festival came to be - Reminiscences of the founders
Maps to the Festival
Places to visit on the Internet
SCIway - The South
Carolina Internet Highway
Hemingway Community Page - The Barbecue Capital of the World
Hemingway official web site - Town government
Sponsors and contributors with web pages
Haselden Brothers Ford
First Citizens Bank
Anderson Brothers Bank
Stuckey Brothers Furniture
Big Country Chevrolet
Other reasons to visit Hemingway, South Carolina
Copyright 2007-2015, South Carolina BBQ Shag Festival. No part may be reproduced without permission of the webmasterSome of the photographs on this site are courtesy of The Weekly Observer, PO Box 309, Hemingway, SC 29554. All rights reserved.
Last updated February 20, 2015