How do you like your greens? Spicy? With bacon and vinegar? Or with a side of barbecue? If you like collards and barbecue, then this is the festival for you. Celebrate fall harvest at the annual Gaston Collard & BBQ Festival with a parade, rides, games, antique car and tractor display, live entertainment and a barbecue cook-off. There's even a beauty pageant. But the real queen of the festival is the collard. Of course, barbecue and fixin's like rice, cornbread and collards will be available.
There will be a live auction, parade, games, live entertainment, crafters, a chili cookoff, and a dessert contest. But best of all is our famous collards!!
No alcohol is allowed on the festival grounds. This is a clean family festival for all to enjoy!