Gaston Collard and Barbeque Festival begins October 4, 2019 at 5pm with the Barbeque competition which last all night. On Saturday, October 5, 2019, the parade starts at 10am. Lineup for the parade at 9:30 at Frances Mack Intermediate School located at 161 Gaston Street. Following the parade, the festival will begin at 131 North Carlisle Street behind Town Hall. Bands will be performing on the stage outside from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Announcements for the winners of the Barbeque Festival will be made around 12:00. Free rides for everyone. Games, Crafters, vendors, exhibitors will be there. The Kitchen will open around 11:30 and will be selling Collard and Barbeque Plates which include collards, barbeque, black eyed peas, macaroni and cheese, cornbread, pound cake and tea or lemonade. Come join the fun !!!
For an application for the Barbeque Competition, Click on link below.
2019 BBQ contest application
For an application for the Beauty Pageant on September 28, 2019, Click on link below.
Miss Gaston Pageant Appl.2019