Date(s) - 08/16/2019 - 08/17/2019
The Inaugural Evansville BBQ Fest includes FREE ADMISSION on Saturday, August 17th and is fun for the entire family!
The Evansville BBQ Festival, presented by Vectren, a CenterPoint Energy Company, is coming to Downtown Evansville on August 16th and 17th, 2019. You can expect a packed weekend of things to experience, competition level BBQ to taste, BBQ themed food trucks, live bluegrass, country rock bands, family friendly activities, SICE Custom Car & Hot Rod Show with about 100 cars from throughout the region and much more to be announced.
❇️FRIDAY – 21+ Tickets needed. VERY LIMITED!
Live Bluegrass music, BBQ and Brew, 5pm until 10pm
🏆World Championship BBQ Plate and live cooking tips with World Renowned BBQ professional, Jim Johnson.
🎙️St Paul & the Rooms – 5pm – 7pm
🎙️Moe-on-the-Jo & Friends – 7pm – 10pm
❇️SATURDAY – All ages. FREE ADMISSION!
Evansville BBQ Festival – 11am until 7pm
🏎️SICE Custom Car & Hot Rod Show, 1 pm until 4 pm
🎙️Tim Wright of the Wright Brothers – Indianapolis, IN
🎙️The Hootz – Nashville, IN
Vectren, a CenterPoint Energy Company – Presenting Sponsor | Tropicana Evansville – Stage & Entertainment Sponsor | Old National Bank – VIP Tent Sponsor | Berry Global | Korn Ferry Tour | T-mobile | IBEW | Miller Coors | SunBelt Rentals | Foxx Pools
2019 Evansville BBQ Fest – Competition Teams:
Ge-Que Barbecue Co.
I’d Rather Be Fishing
Janky Leg BBQ
Just One Ministies
Just Pork It BBQ
Kick Addis BBQ
Local Yokels BBQ
Mid West Coatings BBQ Division
Owensboro Pork Pullers
Seven Stiches BBQ
Steve’s Oink-N-Squeel BBQ
Stone City Grill
WHERE IS THIS?
The BBQ Fest will be located across from the New IU Medical School and between Walnut and Locust Street. Friday night will be a ticketed 21 and older event with live music and BBQ sampling featuring world renowned barbecue champion, Jim Johnson. Tickets now available online. Saturday is FREE to the public with live music with barbecue for sale.
WHO & WHY?
EvansvilleEvents.com and Evansville Convention & Visitor’s Bureau is hosting this masters-level barbecue competition, officially sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society. It will attract barbecue professionals from throughout the country, serving up a wide range of barbecue types and flavors to compete for $5000 in prize money. Entry categories to include chicken, pork ribs, pork butt and brisket.
IS IT FREE?
Yes, the Evansville BBQ Festival includes FREE ADMISSION and runs all day Saturday, August 17th from 11am until 7pm. YOU will need a ticket for Friday’s VIP opening ceremony: Bluegrass, BBQ and Brews.
We recommend you get your tickets for Friday as soon as possible. Ticket information can be found at: http://www.evansvilleevents.com/home/2019/03/first-annual-evansville-bbq-festival/
STAYING OVER NIGHT?
Book your group rate for BBQ Festival Evansville Indiana. The special event rate is $82/night.
Last Day to Book: Tuesday, August 13, 2019
ENTER Master’s Series BBQ COMPETITION:
To become a vendor or sponsor please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 812-202-8171.
*Details subject to change.