smoke on the water

Benefiting a wide variety of local community initiatives like the Beaufort County Red Cross, the Boys & Girls Club and the Cancer Center, Ruth’s House, the Blind Center, and more

Pig Cook-off and festival on the Washington, NC waterfront

October 15th and 16th

on the washington waterfront


Is your BBQ the best in the East? There is only one way to find out! You have to sign up and compete in Smoke On The Water. SOTW is the premier whole hog BBQ competition in eastern North Carolina.

chili cook-off

Chili is a big part of the BBQ world, and each year the best of the best come to Smoke On The Water to compete for the top prize. Raise temperatures and funds for local charities all while showing the world that eastern North Carolina is boss in the Chili world.


Do you want to share your product or services with tens of thousands of hugry customers? Then sign up to be a vendor at Smoke On The Water. Just download, fill out and return the application and guidelines and you will be on the way.

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