October 20-21, 2017  Hook and Cook Festival Jackson, SC 29831

10th Annual Hook & Cook Festival

 The Town of Jackson, in partnership with Redcliffe Elementary School, invites you to the 10th Annual Hook and Cook Festival!  The festival will be held at the Jackson Community Center and Pavilion on Main Street in Jackson, South Carolina on Friday, October 20th and Saturday, October 21st.  The Festival will include live entertainment and a dessert competition on Friday night.  Saturday’s festivities will include a BBQ Cook off, fishing tournament, a car and boat show, classic tractors, arts and crafts, food vendors, kids’ inflatables, and much more!


The Festival will begin with a dessert competition Friday evening.  The entry fee is $10 paying  $100 for 1st Place, and $50 for 2nd place.

The S.C. BBQ Association sanctioned Cook-off judging will be held on Saturday.

Cash prized include:

                                  Butt Category                                                                          Rib Category

                                  1st-$1,000                                                                                 1st-$500.00

                                  2nd-$400.00                                                                             2nd-$200.00

                                 3rd-$200.00                                                                              3rd-$100.00



Grand Champion prize of $1,000 will be paid to the top cooking team based upon total accumulative score.

The 100% payback fishing tournament begins at safe daylight on Saturday morning with weigh-in at 3:00PM.  Entry fees are $50 per boat and an options big fish pot of $10.  The fishing tournament pays four categories including pan fish, bass, striper/hybrid, and catfish.

BBQ pork and chicken dinners will be sold Saturday beginning at 11:00AM until sold out.

For more information call Town Hall at (803) 471-2228, Jennifer Barfield at (803) 426-0974, Lynn Sullivan at (803) 471-9778, or visit our website at www.jackson-sc.gov/hook-and-cook.

  • Please click here  for 2017  Hook & Cook BBQ Cook-Off Rules and Application.
  • Please click here for the 2017 Hook & Cook Fishing Tournament Rules and Application.
  • Please click here for the 2017 Hook & Cook Festival Vendor Application.
  • Please click here for the 2017 Hook & Cook Festival Dessert Competition.