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BBQ Festivals 2017 - 2018 Calendar

BBQ Festivals, Cook-offs & Contests

Ok, this is the part of Everfest where you have to listen to us tell you how awesome Texas BBQ is. You see, we are in Austin, TX, and the barbecue here is second to none. Now, with that in mind, we have curated for you a calendar of all the BBQ festivals, cook-offs and contests out there, and we do recommend you try to hit them all. BBQ is a science, and there are different approaches, such that Kansas City BBQ and Texas BBQ are really like different disciplines, and it's hardly fair to compare them (though you know our preference). I can't imagine you've made it this far without running out of your house looking for delicious smoked meats, but if you make it to some of these feasts, we hope to see you there!

Salt & Smoke Festival Stratton, VT
Phantom Gourmet BBQ & Music Festival Rochester, NH
Giant National Capital BBQ Battle Washington, DC
Duncan Ribfest Duncan, NE
Ribfest de Montréal Montréal, QC
Windy City Ribfest Chicago, IL
Naperville Ribfest Naperville, IL
Akron Rib, White & Blue Festival Akron, OH
Grillstock Bar-B-Q & Music Festival Bristol, United Kingdom
Salt & Smoke Festival Snowmass Village, CO
Windy City Smokeout Chicago, IL

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Rochester Music Fest Rochester, NY
Night In Old Fredericksburg & BBQ Cook-Off Fredericksburg, TX
Rochester Blues Festival Rochester, NH
Elizabeth 5th Ward Cookout and Health Fair Elizabeth, NJ
Columbus Jazz & Rib Fest Columbus, OH
Bellevue RiverFest Bellevue, NE
Louisville Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival Louisville, KY
The Great Midwest Art Fest Prior Lake, MN
Omaha Brewers Barbeque Omaha, NE
Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival Jamaica, NY
Dodge City Days Dodge City, KS
Pine Valley Days Pine Valley, CA
Buffalo Ribfest Buffalo, NY
Bangor Blues, Brews & BBQ Bangor, ME
The Great Midwest Rib Fest Prior Lake, MN
Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival Cary, NC
Raleigh RibFest Raleigh, NC
Westland Blues, Brews, & BBQ Westland, MI
Blue Palms Anniversary Los Angeles, CA
California Beer Festival Santa Cruz, CA
Ribs and R&B Music Festival Detroit, MI
Fines Creek Bluegrass and BBQ Festival Clyde, NC
Mountain High BBQ Festival & Car Show Franklin, NC
Coastal Country Jam BBQ & Beer Fest Huntington Beach, CA
Swedish Hill Winery Jack Ass Day Romulus, NY
Teddy Bear BBQ & Chili Cook Off Temple, TX
Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival Virginia Beach, VA
Lewisburg BrewBQue Lewisburg, PA
The Blade Northwest Ohio Rib Off Maumee, OH
Capital City Ribfest Lincoln, NE
Long Beach BBQ Festival Long Beach, CA
Southern Tier Brew & BBQ Festival Owego, NY
Salt & Smoke Festival Temblant, QC
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