Cleveland, Mississippi

Join us on this October as Octoberfest celebrates its 38th year in downtown Cleveland.

Octoberfest will celebrate its 38th anniversary in October  in downtown Cleveland. 

On Friday evening the annual festival kick off with the lighting of the ceremonial grill, as well as the beginning of the BBQ competition and live music. 

Octoberfest will feature barbecue cooking teams come from all over the country. The contest is a Memphis Barbeque Network sanctioned event.  The winners are announced on Saturday. www.mbnbbq.com

Saturday’s events bring a good time downtown for all ages. Live entertainment takes place all day along with children’s activities such as face painting, a rock wall, inflatables, train rides, and other fun entertainment.

Artisans will line the sidewalk downtown, showing off their crafts and selling their goods.  A huge variety of food is available for visitors of Octoberfest that includes our signature barbeque plates.


Octoberfest draws over 15,000 people to downtown Cleveland each year.