Labadie Pig Gig ends after 20 years

A summertime tradition in the Great Lakes Bay Region will be no longer, after 20 years.

The organizer of the annual Labadie Pig Gig announced on its Facebook page Thursday that the barbecue festival will not take place this year.

The statement reads, â??Thank you for your past support of the Labadie Pig Gig! After 20 years the event has raised $1,000,000 for local area charities and has offered the best in ribs and family entertainment for the Great Lakes Bay Region! It is a bittersweet message to announce that the event has accomplished it's goals and will no longer be held.â??

It's unclear if there are plans to revive the Pig Gig in future years.

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