BBQ teams in front of Hotel

About The Event

Coming up on the 6th year, BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay has grown to be one of The Mill’s most well attended signature events. Get ready for 3 days of lip-smackin' BBQ, incredible brews and smokin' hot tunes. May 26 - May 28, 2017.


Finger lickin’ good barbecue, hand-crafted beers and smokin’ hot tunes at the BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay, Memorial Day Weekend. Whether you’re a grill master or just love to eat great barbecue, this event is for you. BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay, May 27th through the 29th at The Mill Casino • Hotel & RV Park.


Brew Sampling: Enjoy samples from 30 breweries who will be set up to offer samples of their choice brew in the brew tent. For a $15 donation guests can purchase a sample card and have one sample of each beer. Sample cards are only good on day of purchase.  You can also vote for the People’s Choice Best Brew. A panel of judges have been chosen to select the best Pale, IPA, Porter/Stout, Cider and Seasonal beers.
A judging pannel score card for BBQ event


Judging Class: On Friday, May 26 from 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm, you have the opportunity to become a certified BBQ judge. The fee is $100 for non-KCBS members and $75 for current KCBS members. Registration also includes a 1 year membership to KCBS. Pre-registration is required. Print Registration Read More



Accommodations: To book a hotel room or RV space during the BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay event, guests simply need to call The Mill Casino * Hotel Reservation Center at 800-953-4800 to check availability. You must inform our Reservation Agents that you are attending the BBQ, Blues … Read More


Over 45 BBQ Teams will be participating this year.  Find out who's attending and how to become a BBQ competitor!


On Sunday at 4:00 p.m. in the Event Tent, we will be awarding over $13,500 in prize money! The competition pays the top 10 places in each of the four base categories (chicken, pork ribs, pork and brisket) as well as a bonus for the Grand champion, Reserve Grand Champion … Read More