First Annual Evansville BBQ Festival is coming to the downtown riverfront this August. Evansville will host its first masters-level barbecue competition on the riverfront as part of the 2019 Evansville HydroFest™. 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 prize money and for consumption by the public. Entry categories to include chicken, pork ribs, pork butt and brisket. The BBQ Fest will be located along Riverside between Court and Main Streets with direct view of the hydroplane races. Judging will happen on Saturday afternoon along with a ticketed sampling event for the public. Barbecue will also be available for sale afterwards in larger meal and take-out portions on Saturday late afternoon and evening, and again on Sunday. Additional details to follow. TICKET INFORMATION: *BBQ Sampling event details are coming soon. This is a VERY LIMITED ticketed all-you-can-eat event(or until the competition bbq runs out). *Rock Tribute Riverfront Concert details will be provided soon. Concert to follow the BBQ Festival. Ticket PRESALE announced soon! We recommend you get your tickets as soon as they are released. The ticket sales will be announced very soon. ENTER Master's Series BBQ COMPETITION: Purse: TBD Entry Fee: $195 and $295 for double-wide http://www.evansvilleevents.com/home/2019/03/first-annual-evansville-bbq-festival/ To become a vendor or sponsor please email [email protected] or call 812-202-8171. *Times subject to change.
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