The 2017 Lakeland Pigfest to be held at the SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus
Lakeland, Fl. – The Lakeland Pigfest has announced to assist the City of Lakeland and the Detroit Tigers in their efforts and to ensure that no conflict occurs with the major renovations of the Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, the Lakeland Pigfest will be relocating the 2017 event. The event scheduled for January 27th and 28th will be at The SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus in Lakeland. The Lakeland Pigfest is one of the largest Barbecue Competitions in the South East and the Largest KCBS sanctioned event in Florida. Since 1997, the Lakeland Pigfest has generated over 2 million dollars in charitable donations that have been disbursed to the Lakeland Community through various community partnerships.
“The Lakeland Pigfest Board and our partner not-for-profit organizations who benefit directly from our event owe a great deal of gratitude to the wonderful folks at SUN ‘n FUN who have stepped up to help us and allow the show to go on. We are all hard at work to ensure this year’s event continues the tradition as the Largest and Best KCBS barbecue contest in Florida.” — Bill Tinsley
Now in our 21st year, we continue our mission as a 501c3 nonprofit organization whose goal is to connect people, celebrate world-class barbeque and give back to our community. Admission to the 2017 Lakeland Pigfest is free with a $5 dollar parking fee. For more information on The Lakeland Pigfest at SUN n’ FUN please visit us at www.lakelandpigfest.org.