Great Eldorado BBQ, Brews and Blues Festival 2017 – June 16th – 17th
Las Vegas’ Great Eldorado BBQ, Brews and Blues Festival is one of Reno’s best summer kick-off festivals. This barbecue block party features microbrew tasting events with several different to choose from, two stages of live performances and of course, mouthwatering barbecue.
Downtown Reno| Reno, NV
Peak City Pig Fest 2017 – June 16th – 17th
Pitmasters from all over the country come to Raleigh, North Carolina, to attend the Peak City Pig Fest and do what they do best. Over the course of two days, teams compete to create the most delicious dishes for the chance to win prize money and eternal bragging rights. Come join in the festivities and explore the work of some of the finest barbecue masters around!
Historic Downtown Apex|N Salem St & Center St Apex, NC
Carolina BBQ Festival 2017 – June 17th
Barbecue festival is in the name and smoked out meat is only part of the game. Located in Greenville, North Carolina, the Carolina BBQ Festival is has something for people of all ages. People can “meat” and greet family and friends while creating sauce-soaked fingers. Along with plethora of food vendors, there is friendly food competition and live entertainment.
Greenville Town Commons|Town Common Greenville, NC
King of the County BBQ Challenge and Music Festival 2017 – June 17th – 18th
Smoke up at the King of the County BBQ Challenge and Music Festival. Whether you take part in it or watch from the sidelines, this BBQ challenge is home to some of the most delicious BBQ that has yet to find your dinner plate. While you’re busy eating, there’s a Kids Zone and arts and crafts to make the event even more flavorful.
Martinez Waterfront Park|N Court St & Joe DiMaggio Dr Martinez, CA
Burnet BBQ Cook-Off & Music Festival 2017 – June 23rd – 24th
The Burnet BBQ Cook-Off & Music Festival centers on a cook-off sanctioned by the Lone Star BBQ Society. Competitors come from all over Texas to compete in categories ranging from brisket, ribs, wild game, dessert and more. Attendees are invited to come sample all the delicious eats while enjoying live music, and the two-day event is capped off with a Saturday Evening Concert and dance.
Burnet County Fairgrounds|401 East Jackson Street Burnet, TX
Summer Feast Bacon, Brew & BBQ Fest 2017 – June 24th
4th ANNUAL BACON, BREW & BBQ FEST (you must be at least 21 to enter) For adults, 21 and older, advance ticket purchase is required. The 4th Annual Bacon, Brew & BBQ Fest features Jones Dairy Farm Bacon-infused appetizers, soups, entrees, dips, drinks and desserts prepared by the area’s top chefs. While the bacon is the focus of the event, there are hundreds of craft beers to sample and local barbecue. Free live music on two stages. This festival is only open to those 21 and older so take a break from the kids today and enjoy this one with your friends. A single ticket purchase is required to enter the festival but once inside, food & drinks are included. VIP gates open at 1 pm. General Admission gates open at 2 pm. This All-Inclusive festival is spread out over 8 acres, allowing festival goers the opportunity to relax and enjoy themselves while sampling, socializing and learning about all of the great flavors of the fest. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and relax while listening to one of the musical performances located throughout the event. Play some cards with the friends you came with or start a game of Bag Toss or Ladder Ball with the new friends you meet. Bring a volleyball and play some games or form a team for the Human Foosball Table. You may bring bottled water, soda or mixed drinks into the festival. This event will sell out quickly. Like us on Facebook to stay up to date.
Angell Park|315 Park St Sun Prairie, WI
Duncan Ribfest 2017 – June 24th – 25th
Porky would probably object to such a festival, but when’s the last time you took advice from a cartoon with a stuttering problem? Come hungry to Nebraska at the Duncan Ribfest, a festival that features loads of barbecue, live music and a ton of fun.
Main Avenue in Downtown Duncan|Main Ave & 9th St Duncan, NE
Giant National Capital BBQ Battle 2017 – June 24th – 25th
Washington, D.C.’s Giant National Capital BBQ Battle is a two-day celebration of community and BBQ along Historic Pennsylvania Avenue. Teams and restaurants from across the U.S. compete for cash and prizes as well as the coveted title of National BBQ Champion. The event also features multiple bands across three stages, cooking demonstrations, wine and food tastings, beverage gardens and athletic activities. Billed as one of the nation’s top BBQ events, this is a food and fun-filled festival for the whole family.
Historic Pennsylvania Avenue between 3rd and 7th Streets, NW|Pennsylvania Ave between 3rd & 7th Street Washington, DC