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Where is Harmony?

Located off picturesque Highway 1, between Cambria and Cayucos, where the 46 meets the 1, and 40 minutes North of San Luis Obispo. What began as a dairy settlement of Swiss immigrants, became a stopover by celebrity guests of, and including, William Randolph Hearst. Today, the eclectic ranching town (population 18) is host to Highway 1 visitors, who love exploring the township and it’s painted cows!

Are tickets available at the gate?

Tickets can be purchased at the gate. We take credit cards or cash at the gate.

What is the BBQ cook-off?

KCBS Sanctioned BBQ cook-off is a competition of  up to 25 teams from across the country. The teams cook their meat on site and are judged Saturday during the festivities. Line up along the turn in route, to cheer on your favorite team!

What are the Smokin’ Blues & BBQ festival rules?

Please help us out by not bringing coolers, food, drinks, drugs, weapons, skateboards, roller-blades, scooters, or laser pointers.

You may bring in sealed water bottles. Snacks and drinks for toddlers will be allowed.

Wrist Bands must be worn at all times

Lawn Chair or small ground cloth OK

The Judges area is off-limits to the public.

Persons entering the site may be subject to search for any prohibited items.
The facility reserves the right to refuse admission or eject any person violating the facility, local, state or federal laws or whose conduct is deemed illegal, disorderly, or offensive by management.