2021 Smoke On The River BBQ Fest

Presented by 

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September 3rd-5th

Come enjoy delicious food and live music while looking at the beautiful views of the Ohio River!

Friday, September 3rd: 5-11pm

Saturday, September 4th: 12-11pm

Sunday, September 5th: 12-9pm


Top View of Hamburger
Brazilian BBQ
Image by Evan Wise
Friends in Fast Food Restaurant
Hamburgers in Grill

2021 Entertainment Lineup 

Friday, September 3rd

5:00-7:30pm Mad Costanza

8:00-11:00pm Dog House

Saturday, September 4th

12:00pm-3:15pm Pandora Effect

3:45-7:15pm Everyday People Band

7:45-11:00pm Hi Fi Honey

Sunday, September 5th

12:00pm-2:30pm 3 Day Rule

3:00-5:30pm What She Said

6:00-9:00pm Swan


Guns Up Bar B Q

- Smoked Brisket Taco

- Bar B Q Pineapple Boat

- Loaded Pork Natchos

- Funnel Cakes

- Loaded Ribbon Fries 

- Cotton Candy

Mick Noll’s Covington Haus

- Goetta Barbecue Sandwich 

- Barbecue Currywurst 

- BBQ Goetta balls 

- Super Brats 

- Smoked Mettwurst

- Hot dog 

- German coleslaw 


- Chips & Guacamole

- Corn Salad

- Barbacoa taco/tostada

- Smoked Ancho Rubbed Pork taco/tostada

- Grilled Chicken with Mexican coke BBQ sauce

FatHeads Roadside Grille

- Kong

- Pork-N-Cheese

- BBQ Taco

- Pulled Porky

- Porky's Revenge

More Vendors:

Fat Heads Roadside Grille

Sweets and Meats

Sweet Jazz Treats

2021 Presenting Sponsor:

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2021 Official Sponsor:


Covington Plaza

144 Madison Ave.

Covington, KY 41011



Parking lot at Rivercenter and Madison

Marriott parking off of Madison

Rivercenter parking off of Madison


Festival Entrances: Madison Ave and Greenup Ave at the Ohio River

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