The Chester County BBQ Festival continues to be an annual tradition since 1978. The festival is held each year on the last Friday and Saturday of September. It features BBQ, live entertainment, fried treats, children’s activities, and vendors. The festival is the Henderson/Chester County Chamber of Commerce’s largest fundraising event and is made possible by a volunteer committee. There is no admission fee. All events center around the Chester County Courthouse lawn in downtown Henderson.


BBQ Festival Hours:

Friday: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am to 9:00 pm

  • Monday, September 19
  • Tuesday, September 20
  • Friday, September 23
  • Saturday, September 24

  • Chester County Farm Bureau
  • Cookies for Cancer
  • Henderson Stamping
  • Lofton Chevrolet
  • Lonnie Cobb Ford
  • McDonald’s
  • NEO Products Corporation
  • Teague Noles 45 Auto Mart
  • Piggly Wiggly
  • State Farm Insurance - Frank Bell
  • TLM Associates