The Hog Happenin' is a regional bike fest and Kansas City Barbeque Society Sanctioned NC State Championship Barbeque Cook-off that brings motorcycle owners and Barbeque teams together in downtown Lincolnton.
The Happenin is Friday, June 4, 2010 from 6:00 - 10:00 PM and Saturday, June 5, 2010 from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Poker Run on Saturday from 10:00 - 3:00 PM and Bike Show on Saturday from Noon - 3:00 PM.
This is a unique event that draws visitors from across the Charlotte Region and the Southeast. While there are many hog events throughout North Carolina, Lincolnton was the first to combine the animal with the mechanical. The 2001 event was the winner of the North Carolina Department of Commerce’s award for Best Downtown Special Event in North Carolina.