Bernard Blues & BBQ

The 3rd Annual Bernard Blues and BBQ is set for September 14-15, 2019 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.

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

2019 Artisans


  • Johnsonville
  • Franks RedHot sauce
  • Tyson
  • Eidson & Associates
  • Bill Smith GMC
  • Cullman Chrysler Dodge
  • Eckenrod Ford
  • Pepsi

  • Mitch Smith Chevrolet
  • Leaffilter
  • Billy Ray Taylor Auto Sales
  • Merchants Bank
  • Cullman Jefferson Gas
  • Citizens Bank
  • Petro Dodge City Travel Center
  • WalMart Distribution #6006

Entertainment Lineup

Saturday, September 14, 2019

  • St. Bernard Prep School Choir 10:00 AM
  • Microwave Dave 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
  • Diedra The Alabama Blues Queen 3:00 PM- 5:00 PM

Sunday, September 15, 2019

  • Southern Pride Band 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • De Ja’ Blue Horns 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM