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Pickles, Pigs and Swigs

Oct 29, 2022 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Pickles, Pigs and Swigs, presented by Smithfield Foods, will be held Friday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 29 in downtown Mount Olive and will feature a North Carolina Pork Council-sanctioned barbecue cookoff, live music, a beer garden, free pickles, vendors, rides on the Pickle Train and agricultural equipment displays. On Friday, there are no festival events scheduled, but people can gather at R&R Brewing at 6:30 p.m. to see the cookoff teams introduced. The Saturday entertainment lineup features Wood & Steel at 11 a.m., Riggsbee Road at 1 p.m. and Wild Ride at 3 p.m. Winners of the cookoff will be announced between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. from the main stage, depending on how quickly the judging is concluded. For more information, visit

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October 29, 2022
11:00 am - 5:00 pm


Mount Olive, NC