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Gather with local Kentuckians to
feast on mouthwatering hickory-smoked meats at Barbecue on the River!
Celebrating its 23rd
year, this annual festival brings together competitive spirit, hunger for
barbecue and desire to give back to the community. Over $400,000 is raised for
charity, over 40,000 people are fed and more than 80,000 pounds of pork and chicken
are cooked! Local vendors, from master grillers to churches and community
groups, bring out their best barbecue, drinks and desserts. Besides traditional
barbecue, favorites of the festival are BBQ nachos, strawberry shortcakes,
cheesecakes on a stick, deep-fried Twinkies and more.