The Ohio Eggfest

840 W 3rd Ave
Columbus, OH 43212

A Central Ohio based fundraising event and celebration of family, food and everything Big Green Egg! It is a grilling, smoking, barbecue and cooking competition that features the Big Green Egg. It’s bragging rights for the cook team that takes home the Popular Vote Award; it’s legendary status for the cook team that takes home the Very Prestigious Award, Award; it’s a day full of family, friends, and food that would make celebrity chefs reconsider their collective lives’ work!

What is an Eggfest?

The tradition began when The Mothership, Big Green Egg, hosted the first annual EGGtoberfest in 1998.

The first eggfest originated as a way for Big Green Egg to say “Thank You” to loyal customers that regularly logged on to the Forum to chat and share recipes and experiences and found themselves becoming fast friends. Many were eager to meet their online “family” and EGGtoberfest provided the opportunity to get together and cook their favorite recipes on the EGG. The first year, about 100 Big Green Egg pioneers attended the cookout at the American Legion Hall in Atlanta, with 15 cooks firing up an EGG. The meet, greet and eat event turned into the First Annual EGGtoberfest, which was considered a big success. The 17th iteration of the event, just last year, boasted over 3000 attendees and spectacular fare ranging from moose-kabobs to brisket, and fresh caught Atlantic Salmon to Rum Soaked Apple Cake!*

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