Friday, October 16, 2009 at 6:00 PM - Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
12th Annual EGGtoberfest
October 16th & 17th, 2009
Pre-registration is required for EGGtoberfest!
EGG packages are not ordered as a part of this registration process.
E-mail your EGG package order to firstname.lastname@example.org. See details below.
This year EGGtoberfest will again be held at the Big Green Egg Corporate Headquarters located at 3417 Lawrenceville Highway, Tucker, Georgia 30084. The Retail Showroom will be open for on-site purchases.
Meet and Greet / Friday, October 16th, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
This will be a delightful evening with catered food, wine, beer and soft drinks. This is the perfect opportunity to fraternize with other EGGheads, catch up on old times and discuss the activities of the next day. See below for parking and shuttle information.
Registration for the Meet and Greet will be $25.00 per person or $40.00 per couple and registration is required. Registration for the Friday night event will be closed when we reach a capacity of 500 guests.
EGGtoberfest 2009 / Saturday, October 17th, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Registration for EGGtoberfest will be $40 per person or $55 per couple, and there is no charge for children under 18. The registration fee will be waived for those attendees who are cooking (for everyone's enjoyment) their own specialties — which they provide at their own expense.
Registration for the Saturday event will be closed October 1st or when we reach 1500 attendees. Walk-up registration will not be allowed on the day of the event. Please register early to avoid being excluded from the event as we have a limited amount of space and the number of attendees grows every year.
Schedule See below for parking and shuttle information.
8:00am – Cooks’ check-in begins.
9:00am – General check-in begins. EGGtoberfest begins with the lighting of the EGGs.
2:00pm – Drawings for all the fabulous door prizes.
3:00pm – All of the EGGs will be shut down in order to facilitate cooling and to get them ready for transport home with their new owners.
Food will be available all day as the dishes finish cooking on the EGGs. Soft drinks, water, and beer (over 21 only) will be provided.
There will be no on-site parking of any kind allowed for Friday or Saturday’s events, including RVs. No vehicles will be allowed in the Big Green Egg parking lot until after the event when it is time to pick up the demo EGGs.
Event parking will be at the Lakeside Centre Parking Deck located at 1967 Lakeside Parkway, Tucker, Georgia 30084. Shuttle buses will be running at regular intervals and will pick people up at the entrance to the parking deck (look for EGGtoberfest signs).
***NOTE: Alcohol is not allowed on the buses***
Friday, October 16th / The shuttle buses begin running at 5:45pm from the Lakeside Centre Parking Deck (see map to right) and the Comfort Suites Hotel. The last shuttle leaves Big Green Egg at 9:15pm.
Saturday, October 17th / The shuttle buses begin running at 8:30am from the Lakeside Centre Parking Deck (see map to right) and the Comfort Suites Hotel. The last bus leaves Big Green Egg at 5:45pm.
All events are outdoors; please bring the appropriate weather gear.
Sorry, no pets allowed.
The host hotel for EGGtoberfest is the Comfort Suites Hotel Northlake, 2060 Crescent Centre Boulevard, Tucker, GA 30084. For the group rate of $69.00, contact the hotel at 770-496-1070 and mention EGGtoberfest. This rate is available until September 16. Hotel management will allow EGGs in the parking lot after the event.
Rooms are also available at the Courtyard Marriott Northlake, 4083 LaVista Road, Tucker, GA 30084. For the group rate of $69.00 King, $74 Double, contact the hotel at 800-321-2211 and mention EGGtoberfest. This rate is available until October 2.The shuttle will not pick up or drop off from this location, but you may park at the parking deck then ride the shuttle buses. Hotel management will allow EGGs in the parking lot after the event.
Rooms are also available at the Doubletree Hotel Northlake, 4156 LaVista Road, Tucker, GA 30084. For the group rate of $89.00, contact the hotel at 770-938-1026 and mention EGGtoberfest. This rate is available until September 1. The shuttle will not pick up or drop off from this location, but you may park at the parking deck then ride the shuttle buses. There is a full service restaurant and bar at this hotel.
Demo EGG Packages
At the end of EGGtoberfest, EGG demo packages are available for purchase by registered EGGtoberfest attendees. These demo EGGs have been used only at EGGtoberfest, and each package will include:
Big Green Egg (which includes an external temperature gauge, dual function metal top, stainless steel mesh draft door, DVD, and manual), EGG Nest (Chiminea Stand for Mini), Grill Gripper, Ash Tool, Box of Fire Starters and a 20# bag of Lump Charcoal
Demo EGG packages must be pre-ordered. Contact email@example.com to order an EGG package.
Prices (including tax) are as follows:
We cannot ship Demo packages.
- EGGs may be picked up on Saturday, October 17 between 5:00pm and 8:00pm. You cannot take your EGG before that time. If you are taking your EGG on the day of the event, you must go through the pick-up line to receive your EGG. Remember, there will be a long line to pick up EGGs; this process will take a while, please be patient.
- As an option, you may pick up your EGG package the week following EGGtoberfest. EGG packages may be picked up between Monday, October 19 and Saturday, October 24 at the store at 3417 Lawrenceville Highway, Tucker, 30084. Pick-up hours are between 9:30 and 5:00. All EGG packages must be picked up by Saturday, October 24 at 5:00.
2 people may register to cook on each EGG. All Cooks will check in at a separate registration area. Please look for signs when you arrive. For those that are cooking, the buses will have cargo areas available to transport all of your coolers and other items that you bring. No Propane or MAPP torches are allowed on the buses. Cooks will be allowed to drop off their equipment in the unloading area beginning at 8:00am. The unloading area is located at 3417 Lawrenceville Highway, Tucker, GA 30084. You may then return your vehicle to the parking area and return by shuttle; the first shuttle runs for cooks at 8:10am.