Friday, May 24, 2019
3:00 pm – 6:30 pm – JUDGING CLASS Learn the ins and outs of BBQ and become a Certified KCBS BBQ Judge. (See registration form)
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Meet and greet with cooks and professional pitmasters. Enjoy live entertainment and a no host bar in the Salmon Room. Public welcome. 21 and older
Saturday, May 25, 2019
ALL DAY! Sample BBQ from the competitors.*
Noon – 6:00 pm – Enjoy food vendors, beer garden and live entertainment. Sample 30+ craft brews for a $15 donation.**
NOON – 3:00 pm – TBA
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm – TBA
Sunday, May 26, 2019
ALL DAY! Sample BBQ from the competitors.* NOTE: BBQ competitors will be in competition mode, new items are typically released every half hour. Be sure to check back often!
Noon – BBQ Judging begins
Noon – 4:00 pm – Enjoy food vendors, beer garden and live entertainment. Sample 30+ craft brews for a $15 donation.**
NOON – 2:00 pm – TBA
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm – TBA
2:00 pm – Jim Monihan Mac ‘N Cheese Challenge turn in. Sample Mac ‘N Cheese from the competitors until 4:00 pm.*
4:00 pm – Awards Ceremony. $13,500 in prize money will be awarded to BBQ competitors! Best brew winners will be announced!
*ALL SAMPLES AVAILABLE AT FESTIVAL ARE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.
** Proceeds of the beer garden go to local non-profit groups