Bernard Blues & BBQ

The 4th Annual Bernard Blues and BBQ is set for September 12-13, 2020 on the grounds of St. Bernard Abbey and Prep School!

By popular demand, St. Bernard is hosting a fall event to further promote the work of education and the grades 7-12 residential and day college preparatory school. The event features some of the best artisans in the Southeast to include: pottery, wreaths, door hangers, flowers, wood turned bowls, clothing, birdhouses, honey, jewelry, soap, brooms, metal art, glass art, freshly ground cornmeal and grits, and much, much more.

Live music and the best pulled pork in the Southeast as well as  ribs, hamburgers, brats, and chicken wings.

Bring the entire family for a weekend of fun!  Hours for the event are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Please consider participating in our Bernard Blues and BBQ – September 12-13, 2020.

To apply as an artisan for September, download Bernard Blues and BBQ application.   All work must be handmade.  Commercial products considered through sponsorships only.

2019 Artisans 2020 Application

Sweeptstakes winners:

Our thanks to all of you who participated in the 3rd Annual Bernard Blues and BBQ! Congratulations to the following on the prize winning sweepstakes:

1st Place – $10K : Delores Clark, Cullman, AL

2nd Place- $1K: Sylar Philyaw, Cullman, AL

3rd Place – $500: Wayne Hall, Florence, AL

4th Place- $250: Joseph Bonin, Harvest, AL

5th Place – $100: Sam Dunne, Hoover, AL

Hog Father Sponsors

Eidson & Associates


Boss Hog Sponsors

Nanny’s Lemonade


Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce

Cullman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Show Pig Sponsors

Merchant’s Bank

Bill Smith Buick GMC

Mitch Smith Chevrolet

Dodge City Petro

Carcel & G Construction

Piglet Sponsors

Cullman Regional

Cullman Jefferson Gas

Franklin Homebuilding

First Community Bank

St. John & St. John, LLC

Shoat Sponsors

Wal-Mart Distribution Center No. 6006

Wes Warren, Happy Homes Real Estate

Billy Ray Taylor Auto Sales

Holly’s Nails and Spa

Entertainment Lineup

Saturday, October 31, 2020

  • Incognito Cartel  – 11 a.m, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
  • The Sinners – 2 p.m.

Sunday, November 1, 2020

  • De Ja’ Blue Horns 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM