july, 2019

01jul10:00 am9:00 pmTroy Pig Out10:00 am - 9:00 pm Riverfront Park, River St

Event Details

Troy Pig Out

Head to Riverfront Park for a full day of culinary competition and taste some of the area’s best BBQ at the 12th Annual Troy Pig Out. 

Troy Pig Out | Don't miss out on the 12th annual Troy Pig Out! Head to Riverfront Park for a stomach-full day of culinary competition and taste some of the area's best BBQ. | Photo Courtesy of Troy Pig Out

Don’t miss out on the 12th annual Troy Pig Out! Head to Riverfront Park for a stomach-full day of culinary competition and taste some of the area’s best BBQ. | Photo Courtesy of Troy Pig Out

Troy Pig Out

Don’t miss out on the 12th annual Troy Pig Out! This official Empire State competition, which is sanctioned by Governor Andrew Cuomo, will take place on July 1. 

Come to Troy to enjoy unique foods and speciality dishes that have been passed down for generations. This event is one of the most beloved that takes place in the Capital Region. Culinary competitors duke it out for the best BBQ and those that attend get to sample all the area’s best foods. 

More Fun at the Troy Pig Out

The Troy Pig Out has more than just BBQ competitions! There will be fireworks at dusk, family fun activities, food and craft vendors, a collar city corn hole tournament, and hot dog eating contests. The hot dog eating contests run throughout the day, and participants must be 18 years or older. The day will be filled with various live music acts as well! Visitors also have a chance to partake in the judging of food through the Dinosaur BBQ People’s Choice Awards.

Dinosaur BBQ People’s Choice Awards at the Troy Pig Out

$2 pork rib tickets are available to purchase for the Dinosaur BBQ People’s Choice Awards. Participants can purchase tickets at the information tent starting at 3:00pm and have from 5:00pm to 6:30pm to redeem their tickets at any of the participating competitor booths. Voting must be submitted by 7:00pm at the information booth. Winners are announced and prizes are given out on stage in the evening. Categories include best pulled pork, best beef brisket, best pork ribs, best BBQ chicken, The Dinosaur BBQ People’s Choice award winner, Mayor’s Choice, and the Grand Champion.

Take Amtrak to the Troy Pig Out

Experience the Troy Pig Out via Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Station in Albany, NY—Don’t forget to use the Amtrak See New York and Save 15% discount!

Rent a car with Enterprise! Pick up your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car right at the Albany-Rensselaer Station. Click here to reserve your car or call the Troy office today at: 518-279-9130.

Time

(Monday) 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Location

Riverfront Park

River St