"By celebrating this Southern tradition, we hope to encourage people to spend time with family and friends while enjoying this time-honored BBQ technique," said Montana Smith, Sonny's BBQ public relations and events manager. "We invite BBQ fans across the country to celebrate with us on Oct. 12."
Joining in on the National Pulled Pork Day celebrations are the National Pork Board, the National Barbecue Association and the Gainesville, Orlando, Tallahassee and Winter Park Mayor's offices.
Sonny’s will also feature pulled pork specials all day at all 113 of its barbecue restaurants.