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6 July 2014 by

The 2014 Southern Fried Festival is coming to the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, VA on August 23rd and 24th.

**Update: The Southern Fried Music Festival has been cancelled.  Anyone who purchased tickets for the show can seek refunds at the original point of purchase.  The Good News,  The BBQ Championships and The Virginia Hot Rod and Car Show will still take place!

The festival has three signature events you don't want to miss!  The Southern Fried Music FestThe Official Virginia BBQ Championships and The Virginia Hot Rod and Custom Car Show. This 2-day festival offers something for the entire family to enjoy.

Virginia Hot Rod & Custom Car Show is bringing the biggest family oriented weekend event in Hampton this summer The Southern Fried Festival.  The Virginia Hot Rod & Custom Car Show will take hot rod and classic car shows to a new level in Hampton, VA on August 23rd & 24th at the Hampton Coliseum.

  • The Virginia Hot Rod & Custom Car Show is outdoor car show with over 600+ spots.  Classics, hot rods, vintage, muscle cars, trucks and motorcycles.
  • The inaugural Virginia BBQ Championships -  Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned Professional-Amateur competition.
  • The inaugural Southern Fried Music Festival Saturday night featuring Big & Rich, The Oak Ridge Boys and Amber Leigh.
  • A family zone including bounce houses, water slides, a cool-down tent and a "Design your own Hot Rod" event for the kids.
  • Hot Rod Hottie Pinup Girl Contest.

There will also be vendors selling everything you need for your ride, custom builders and a "manufacturer midway" with anything and everything car related.   Zones are set up as reserved parking for clubs, friends and specific make/models.



Car Show One Day Pass:
              Adult - $15
              Military - $12
              Children Ages 7-12 - $6
              Children Ages 6 & Under - FREE
Car Show Two Day Pass: $27

Southern Fried Music Festival

We recommend purchasing tickets at the box office; you will save on Ticketmaster fees charges by visiting the ladies at the Box Office Monday through Friday 10 am till 5 pm.  Box Office does not accept ticket orders over the phone.
Upper Reserve Seating:  $40 + taxes &  fees

Lower Reserve Seating:  $60 + taxes & fees

VIP Seating (Meet & Greet/Photo Op with Artist & Event Tee):  $100 + taxes &  fees

To learn more and purchase tickets click here!

 The Official Virginia BBQ Championships

Who is ready for the Inaugural Official Virginia BBQ Championships on August 23rd in Hampton Virginia at the Hampton Coliseum?

Think your recipes are the best?  Then grab your grill, spatulas, gloves & barbecue rubs and sign up today.  Competitor spaces in the professional and amateur divisions are filling up fast!

Amateurs and professionals alike will gather in the Southern Fried BBQ Zone to compete for glory and the crown of best ‘que in Virginia. This is a Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned event. The 2014 Virginia BBQ Championship categories are: beef brisket, pork ribs, chicken and pork.  The competition will begin at 10:00 am and last until judging and awards at 5:00 pm. Barbeque vendors will be on site to cure everyone’s ‘que cravings. Spectators will have the chance to talk with competitors and pick up some tricks of the trade to bring to their summer barbeques.

The competition will be held at the Hampton Coliseum as a part of the 2014 Virginia Hot Rod and Custom Car Festival which will also feature the Southern Fried Music Festival with Headliners Big & Rich, The Oak Ridge Boys and Amber Leigh.  This is one weekend festival that you don't want to miss.

We can’t wait to see you in August & taste some delicious BBQ!

Registration for Professional and Amateur Competitors is now open!  Register Here!

Learn more about current professional and amateur competitors and the Virginia BBQ Championships HERE.

The Virginia Hot Rod and Custom Car Show

Vehicle Registration
Hot Rods - Custom Cars - 4x4's - Custom MOTORCYCLES

The Virginia Hot Rod & Custom Car Show is currently accepting registration open to all makes and models but focused on Hot Rods and Classics for our outdoor August event.  We welcome hot rods, custom cars, 4x4's, motorcycles, and more.

Register Online

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This will be a fantastic weekend that you don't want to miss!  Grab your friends and come on out to The 2014 Southern Fried Festival at Hampton ColiseumTo keep up to date with news about this event be sure to LIKE and SHARE on Facebook!  Or follow at The Southern Fried Festival on Twitter.

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