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10th Annual Troy Pig Out
One of the most loved events in the Capital Region, the Troy Pig Out is a full day of fun where culinary competitors duke it out for best BBQ, and people flock to Riverfront park to taste some of the area’s best food.
An official Empire State competition sanctioned by New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo, this annual festival challenges barbeque masters from across the Northeast to fight for the top prize in a variety of categories, including:
- Best Pulled Pork
- Best BBQ Chicken
- Best Pork Rib
- Best Beef Brisket
- Grand Champion
- Dinosaur Bar-B-Que People's Choice Pork Rib
- Mayor’s Choice
Your favorite People’s Choice Awards are back this year with $2 pork rib tickets. Tickets can be purchased at the information tent located at the entrance of Front Street, starting at 3:00pm and can be redeemed between 5:00pm and 6:30pm at any of the participating competitor booths. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite pork ribs by 6:40pm!!
Cash prizes and trophies will be awarded after the final round of the hot dog eating contest.
2017 Music Lineup:
- 10:30am - 12:30pm: M.R. Poulopoulos
- 1:00pm - 2:00pm: Rechorduroys
- 2:30pm - 4:00pm: Bryan Brundige Collective
- 4:30pm - 6:30pm: Super 400
- 7:00pm - 9:00pm: Legacy Music Group