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  • Brighton Smokin Jazz & Barbecue Festival
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  • The Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce and 1st National Bank are pleased to present our 13th Annual Brighton’s Smokin’ Jazz & Barbecue Blues Festival this September in Downtown Brighton. Event hours are Friday September 7th, 5pm - 11:00pm and Saturday, September 8th 12:00pm - 11:00pm. 

    Award winning barbecue will once again be smokin’ up Main Street from Grand River to 1st Street; serving up ribs, pulled pork, beef brisket, pork tenderloin, sweet treats, specialty mac n’ cheese and more. Vendors will be open on Main Street 5:00pm – 11:00pm on Friday and 12:00pm - 11:00pm on Saturday.

    Jazz and blues will be live at the beer tent located on Mill Pond Lane (in the municipal parking lot behind Great Harvest Bread Company) both Friday and Saturday, 5:00pm – 11:00pm. Cover is just $5.00. Beer, wine, ale and hard cider are also just $5.00. ATMs are available on Main Street and at the entrance to the beer tent.

    Join us for some family fun with cool bounce houses, some kid-friendly vendors, a pie eating contest with an adult and kids round and more!

    The event will be offering FREE shuttle service to and from the event. Shuttle pick up location is at the Meijer M Dot Parking Lot located at 8650 W Grand River Ave, Brighton 481 16. Details below!


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  • Smokin' Jazz Pie Eating Contest!

    Like pie? Can you eat like a champ? Why not try your hand at our pie eating contest and earn some bragging rights and a $50 gift certificate to The Grand Traverse Pie Company!  Delicious pies will be provided by Grand Traverse Pie Company, so it will be a YUMMY contest! We will have a kids round and an adult round, and the winner of each round will walk away with a $50 gift certificate! Register here now for FREE!

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