RailHawks Pig Pickin’ June 29


Cary,NC – The red-hot RailHawks, fresh off their back-to-back victories over MLS opponents LA Galaxy and Chivas USA, will host the 2nd Annual Pig Pickin’ Festival on Saturday, June 29, 2013.

The Pig Pickin’ opens at 4:45pm and fans can enjoy live music, beer, and BBQ. After the Pregame Pig Pickin’ festivities conclude, the ‘Hawks take on NASL rivals the Atlanta Silverbacks at 7:00 PM.

A Fireworks Extravaganza will take place immediately following the soccer match.

Pig Pickin’ Info

Entry bracelets are only $15 and includes; all-you-can-eat BBQ, beer from White Street Brewing Co., non-alcoholic beverages and other great items from Pig Pickin’ vendors.

Local rock band The Annuals, presented by ReverbNation.com, will perform throughout the festival.


The Cook-Off

All participating cooks, both amateur and professional, will prepare their pig and sauce before a fan vote lead by honorary judge, Diane Ramsey of Mix 101.5.

RailHawks’ 2013 Season Ticket Holders receive a special discount on entry to the festival by calling the St. Lawrence Homes Box Office at 919-459-8144.

Spots in the Pig Pickin’ BBQ contest are still available. If you would like to see how your skills measure up, you can enter by emailing Evan@CarolinaRailHawks.com by Friday, June 21

After The Event

After the Pig Pickin’ the Carolina RailHawks take on the Atlanta Silverbacks at WakeMed Soccer Park at 7:00 PM. The two clubs are currently competing for the top spot of the NASL and sit in first-place and second-place.

Fans are encouraged to stick around following the match to enjoy the Fireworks Extravaganza. Fans are invited to join RailHawks players on the field to watch the fireworks show.


For more information on the Carolina RailHawks Pig Pickin’ festival (and Fireworks Extravaganza), visit Carolina RailHawks.