Ayden's "Kings of Q" bbq cookoff and festival happening this weekend

AYDEN, NC (WITN) - The 2018 "Kings of Q" BBQ Cookoff and Festival is back in Ayden this weekend.

There will be rides, vendors, and crafts set up throughout the downtown area. On Saturday morning, visitors can take self-guided tours of "hog village" where teams will be cooking.

The barbecue cooking contest judging begins at noon on Saturday. There are four categories including chicken, pork ribs, pork and beef brisket.

There will be live music by the Hip Pocket Band on Friday night and by Bryan Mayer on Saturday night.

You can get more information here.