4 :30 am -6 am: BBQ Teams set up (water will be provided to your tent by 5:30 am)

8 am: BBQ Teams Check in

12:30 pm Gates Open

1:30 pm: Live Music Begins

​4 pm: Public Tasting Starts ( you must have a tasting  ticket)

6:30 Kid Zone Closes

​6:15 pm Winners Announced

7 pm Event Ends


 


EVENT TIME LINE UP( updated weekly) 

Bringing Arts and Cultural Activities and Events to South Shelby County with award winning programs, shows and workshops.

The Shindig (7-14-18) is held in downtown Columbiana, AL centered right on Main Street. There is plenty of free parking around town, including the County Courthouse parking lot off of West College Street. Event admission is $10. for a full event ticket, children under 12 are free with a paid adult. ALL who want to participate in the team BBQ tasting must have a $10 "full" ticket. Those $10 tickets will be limited availability (first come first serve) .A  suggested $2 donation for the event only (no BBQ team sampling). The suggested $2 donation will help defray costs of this fundraiser for the Shelby County Arts Council. Either way we will have everything you might desire on a hot summer day including a cold beer or cold glass of iced tea..and everything in between.  Your $10 ticket includes tasting samples from all the BBQ teams! Your $2 donation gets you in on the fun all day (just no BBQ sampling)No worries, because other Food Vendors will be on site. There WILL BE INFLATABLES for the kids.  Note: Kids must be accompanied by a repsonsible adult while in the kid zone. The Kid zone will CLOSE at 6:15 pm the night of the event.! 

It's a blast, check out the video from last year's event!


This is a Rain or Shine event.


BRING A CHAIR BUT NO COOLER

The Shindig is a non sanctioned pro-am event, open to all skill levels willing to "give it a go". 

If you are interested in being a vendor call 205-669-0044 or email info@shelbycountyartscouncil.com.

This event is a fundraiser for the Shelby County Arts Council and The South Shelby Chamber of Commerce Scholarship fund.

THE 2018 SHELBY COUNTY SHINDIG.

BBQ COOK OFF & MUSIC FESTIVAL

$10 Full Event Ticket includes a wristband for the 4 pm BBQ tasting! 

FAQ
QUESTION: How will you keep people out who want to "sneak in" without a paid ticket?
ANSWER: We will have cones,barriers and signs to designate the event area. That said, if someone wants to "sneak in" that is "on them".  At the end of the day, this is a FUNDRAISER.It is an attempt to raise some money for a charitable organization and bring some new business to Columbiana! 
Thanks for your support.

Shindig FAQ #2
QUESTION: What if I have other business on Main Street and I need to get to the business inside the event area without buying a ticket?
ANSWER: Tell us at the gate. We will believe you (unless you look like Jason from Halloween)No
worries.

Shindig FAQ#3
QUESTION: Where do I park?
ANSWER: We would suggest to park at one of the two parking lots off of West College near the "new" Shelby County Courthouse. You will be within easy walking distance. 

Shindig FAQ#4
QUESTION: What about rain?
ANSWER: The show will go on.  

​EVENT MAP.

Thanks to our title sponsors

The Shindig is a Fund Raising Event for

The Shelby County Arts Council

LEAD JUDGE FOR THE SHINDIG: VAN SYKES

BOB SYKES BBQ