It’s back and in a new location, 2021 Smoke on the Lake will be held on Friday and Saturday, May 7 & May 8th at Logan Farm Park (Parkside of Acworth).  More room for booths, more parking for cars, easier access.  See you this weekend.

North Cobb Rotary’s Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival

The North Cobb Rotary Club, City of Acworth, and the Georgia Barbecue Association partner each year to host the Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival presented by Superior Plumbing, will be held at Logan Farm Park this year. The event will take place on Friday, May 7 and Saturday, May 8. All proceeds are distributed amongst local charities, so come out and help make a difference in your community!

FRIDAY NIGHT: Thanks to the partnership with the Acworth Business Association, Friday night will feature an outdoor concert from the Georgia Players Guild featuring music from Three Dog Night and Hall and Oates. Table reservations will be available and will include 6 chairs. Friday night will also include the infamous Lord of the Wings contest! Purchase tasting tickets and be the judge for best wings and get a taste of what different vendors have to offer. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. and festivities will last until 10:00 p.m.

SATURDAY: boasts some of the best BBQ around! Teams from all over the Southeast will compete in professional and amateur divisions to see who will take home the title. For a small fee, you can taste your way through some of the best BBQ in the Southeast! The event will run from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


The largest fundraiser of the year for the Rotary Club of North Cobb, the event is in its eleventh year offering lots of cash and prizes for the BBQ competition, the Lord of the Wings taster on Friday and the People’s Choice BBQ taster on Saturday sponsored by Bay Equity Home Loans. Over 10,000 people are expected to visit!

The Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival proceeds go to the charities of the North Cobb Rotary Club, including the Acworth Special Needs Field, End Polio Now, Mountain Top Boys Home, The Men’s Extension, The Women’s Extension, MUST Ministries, Cobb Christmas, local Cobb schools and more.


CIGAR LOUNGE: Visit our all-new Cigar Lounge sip on a cold beverage and puff on a freshly custom rolled cigar brought to you by The Cigar Cellar

HOME RUN DERBY: LGE Community Credit Union will have an inflatable replica of the Green Monster and kids young and old will be able to test their baseball skills and see if they can “knock one out of the park”!

BEER GARDEN: Visit our Beer and Wine Bar as adult beverages will be available for the concert Friday night and Saturday during the BBQ competition brought to you by Crane Elder Law Firm.

FOOD VENDORS FOR PURCHASE: Williams Bros. BBQ (nothing better than their ribs, beans and slaw plate), 1885 Grill, Confections, Ice Cream


To sign up to be a cook team, to help sponsor the event or for information, call (770) 423-1330, or visit www.smokeonthelake.org and follow us on facebook.