Gettin’ Piggy with It

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Photos courtesy of the Frankie Lemmon Foundation


Get ready to indulge in an array of BBQ goodness at the upcoming Gettin’ Piggy With It event in 2024! After the resounding success of its debut last year, this mouthwatering celebration is back for its sophomore edition, promising even more delicious bites, refreshing brews and lively entertainment.

All photos courtesy of the Frankie Lemmon Foundation.

Hosted by Durham’s Lawrence Barbecue and Raleigh’s Trophy Brewing, Gettin’ Piggy With It will occur on May 18-19. The festivities start with a VIP event at Young Hearts Distillery on day one, followed by the main event at Maywood Hall and Gardens on day two.

Circle the date on your calendar as tickets for this culinary extravaganza go on sale starting April 19. And the most rewarding part? All Gettin’ Piggy With It proceeds will be channeled towards the Frankie Lemmon School and Developmental Center in Raleigh, a cause we can all feel good about while relishing in some mouthwatering treats.

This year’s lineup is a veritable who’s who of the BBQ world, featuring some of the most esteemed chefs and pitmasters, including Lawrence Barbecue, Longleaf Swine, Ashley Christensen, Mike D’s BBQ, Sam Jones BBQ, Garland, Sweet Lew’s BBQ, Why Hill, Ish Delicatessen, Local Seafood and many more.

With over 25 culinary maestros from across the state showcasing their talents, attendees are in for a BBQ experience like never before.

Marsha Hargett, the foundation’s executive director, expresses her excitement for this year’s event, which will highlight the incredible talent and generosity of the participating chefs/pitmasters. Get ready to savor delectable dishes, sip on refreshing brews, groove to live tunes and enjoy quality family time at this signature springtime affair.

Tickets are $200 for general admission and $500 for the weekend.

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