Port Deposit Chamber of Commerce Press Release —
September 1, 2010, Historic Port Deposit, MD – The Port Deposit Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce a brand new event coming to Marina Park in historic Port Deposit on Saturday, October 16 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m – Smokin’ on the River Port-B-Q.
To kickoff the event, festivities start Friday night (October 15) in the center of town with a car show and music. Cars will be parked in the post office parking lot, near the Susky River Grille and up along Tome Highway.
Smokin’ on the River is a tailgate style bbq competition for those who think they make the best backyard BBQ around! BBQ contestants are limited to 50, registration fee is only $50 and ribs are provided. Cash prizes and trophies will be awarded. Rules and regulations will follow those of the Kansas City BBQ Society.
For those who prefer not to cook, they can come out to enjoy other free festivities. There will be crafters, vendors, live music and beer garden to enjoy. Local restaurants will be onsite providing food for sale to enjoy during the event.
Come spend a day on the beautiful Susquehanna River in historic Port Deposit, Maryland!
The mission of the Port Deposit Chamber of Commerce is to promote economic opportunity through business and community leadership and to enhance the social and civic environment of Port Deposit and surrounds. The mission of the Port Deposit Chamber of Commerce is to promote economic opportunity through business and community leadership and to enhance the social and civic environment of Port Deposit and surrounds. To accomplish its mission, the Chamber relies on the efforts of our members, our Board of Directors, the Town Council, volunteers, and the generosity of companies who sponsor our events.
For more registration, vendor or event information, please contact Deidre Garoutte of
Plan Ahead Events at 410-287-0123.