The best events across the Southeast compete to receive the prestigious Top 20 Events designation. Through a nomination process, Southeast Tourism Society chooses the Top 20 events in the Southeast for each month of the year and publishes this list of winners quarterly.

The W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival was named a Top 20 Event in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society.

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