Metro Calendar

May 17- 30th Annual Pitt BBQ Festival
6010 Preston Hwy
Start Date:
Saturday, May 17, 2014
End Date:
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Event Details:
On Saturday, May 17, the aroma of smoking meats and burgoo will fill the air around Pitt Academy announcing the 30th Annual Bar-B-Q Pitt Festival. With awesome food, outstanding music, children’s area and game booths there will be something for everyone who enjoys great food and fun!

The barbecue artisans from Ole Hickory Pit will slowly cook the finest meats over their natural wood pits … smoldering them to perfection the old-fashioned way. Pork, mutton, and chicken will be served, along with delicious Burgoo and from scratch side dishes of potato salad, coleslaw and barbeque beans! Bulk orders will be available too! Festival hours are 4:00 – 11:00 pm.

“Pitt Academy fills a vital need in this community by providing an alternative learning environment for students with special needs and learning differences”, said board president, Steve DeGaris. “This is a wonderful family friendly event that benefits all the students at Pitt Academy”. This year’s Music Tent features the following band: Kudmani from 7:30 - 11:00 pm.

All BBQ proceeds benefit Pitt Academy, a 501 (C-3) non-profit school that provides an innovative learning environment in which children with a broad spectrum of learning and communication differences can reach their own academic, creative, and social potential. Pitt Academy serves children Kindergarten through 12th grades with disabilities such as Autism, Down syndrome, Intellectually Challenged, FMD, Developmentally Delayed, ADD/ADHD, Fragile X Syndrome and Speech/Language disorder.
Pitt Academy was founded in 1949. It is located at 6010 Preston Highway, in Louisville, KY. For more information about the Bar-B-Q Pitt Festival contact Karen Kirchdorfer at Their web-site is
For Additional Information:
(502) 966-6979