Directions & Lodging

From Tarboro on Highway 64 West

  1. When you reach Rocky Mount, take EXIT 469 (Business 301).
  2. At bottom of exit ramp, take a right onto Church Street (or Business 301).
  3. At the 3rd traffic light the road changes to Franklin Street (Business 301).
  4. Travel 0.77 miles to Andrews St, turn left.
  5. Turn left onto S Church St.
  6. Turn right into Senior Center parking lot; Cook-off is across the street.

From Raleigh or Nashville on Highway 64 East

  1. Cross over Interstate 95, take EXIT 468B (Benvenue Rd/Peachtree St).
  2. At bottom of exit ramp, take a right onto Benvenue Road. (When you cross the Tar River Bridge, road turns into Peachtree Street.)
  3. At the 4th traffic light, take a right onto Franklin Street.
  4. Travel 0.77 miles to Andrews St, turn left.
  5. Turn left onto S Church St.
  6. Turn right into Senior Center parking lot; Cook-off is across the street.

Hotel Accomodations

All of our event participants may book rooms at three of our local hotels, Courtyard Rocky Mount, Comfort Inn Rocky Mount and Quality Inn Rocky Mount, at a discounted rate. Please see hotel information below.

Courtyard by Marriott
250 Gateway Blvd., Rocky Mount, NC, 27804, US
Phone: (252) 451-4800
For discounted event rates, visit BBQ Throw Down Group Rate. Please make sure to book before September 29th, 2018 to get this discounted rate.

Comfort Inn
200 Gateway Blvd., Rocky Mount, NC, 27804, US
Phone: (252) 937-7765
For discounted event rates, visit https://www.choicehotels.com/reservations/groups/MI51D9 or call 252-937-7765 and ask for the Eastern BBQ Throw Down Rate. Please make sure to book before September 12th, 2018 to get this discounted rate.

Quality Inn
1200 Benvenue Rd., Rocky Mount, NC, 27804, US
Phone: (252) 972-9400
For discounted rates call 252-972-9400 and ask for the Local Rocky Mount Events Rate.

For additional information about area accommodations and dining, please visit the Nash County Travel & Tourism website.

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