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JUNE 22-23, 2019

Pennsylvania Ave, NW (3rd-7th Streets), Washington, D.C.
Free Food, Kid Activities, Live Music, BBQ Contests, Cooking Demos

Events and Inspiration

Interactive Exhibits

Bring the family for a fun-filled day of Celebrity Chefs, Cooking Demonstrations, visitors from some of your favorite local sports teams and so much more!


Visit one of the three sponsored sound stages to see a selection of over 30 bands and performers – including the Plain White T’s, Be’la Dona, Trouble Funk and many more!


From samples and tastings in our Giant Tasting Tent, to restaurant partners, demonstrations and events – there will be plenty of mouthwatering food to go around!

Honey Mustard Coleslaw

What BBQ is complete without some creamy coleslaw?

Make Ahead Pork Ribs

Bring the taste of the battle to your back yard with these delicious ribs.

Grilled Corn with BBQ Butter

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Grilled Corn on the Cob with BBQ Butter

Grilled Corn with BBQ Butter

Haven't tried grilled corn yet - find out what you are missing!