Bigfoot and BBQ Festival

Bigfoot and BBQ Festival 2018

Do you believe? The itinerary is packed full of real Bigfoot hunters, bluegrass music, storytelling, photo opportunities, games, Bigfoot footage, shopping, and some of the south’s best BBQ & fried food.

Reliance, TN is one of the most beautiful small towns in Tennessee, with crisp autumn tree colors covering the mountains and a cool breeze coming off the river, guest will experience the legend of Bigfoot surrounded by the southern charms of crafts, bluegrass music, beer and BBQ.

Event will be at 170 Tellico-Reliance Road, Reliance, Tennessee 37369

Saturday, October 27, 2018


 Admission is $10 Children 3 and under are FREE

This is a rain or shine event.

Itinerary: Here’s what we’ve got planned for the main event so far! Stay tuned for updates.

10:00 am- Opening Ceremony and winner of Bigfoot essay contest announced. Winner of Bigfoot BBQ Contest announced.
10:30- Matt Seeber, Keynote Speaker, “Who is Bigfoot?” With a Q + A.
10:30 am- McKenzie Bell, Bluegrass fiddler.
11:00am- Gene McCauley, “Mary Carter Investigations” with a Q + A.
12:00pm- Expedition: BigFoot team, David and Melinda Bakara, “Evidence of Bigfoot” with a Q + A.
12:00pm-2:15 Steamline Bluegrass Band.
1:00pm- Angelina Sheer, State Director of MUFON, “Correlations between Bigfoot and aliens/UFOs”.
2:15- G.W Miller, Author of Reliance Tennessee, The Ultimate Conspiracy          3:00pm-6:00pm- Cole Sitzler Country Music

Camping at Hiwassee Outfitters events:

Friday evening: Outdoor Movie Showing of a Bigfoot film classic.
Saturday Morning: Breakfast available from RFT (Reliance Fly and Tackle)
Saturday evening: Bigfoot hike out, Campfire Stories and more!