The Giant National BBQ Battle has become one of the largest and most unique food and music festivals in the country. You’ll be in the middle of one of the nation’s largest barbecue competitions as the event kicks off their 24th year June 25th and 26th, 2016.
This extravaganza turns Pennsylvania Avenue into a barbecue pit, complete with the signature sights and smells of a giant outdoor summer party. Featuring cooking demonstrations by the Pitmasters, Interactive exhibits, and National BBQ Championship Contests as teams from across the country compete for over $40,000 in cash and prizes. This year will feature the 1st Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating contest too.
Experience free food samples in the Taste of Giant Sampling Pavilion (while they last), 30 bands and 3 music stages with a wide range of artists across Rock, Reggae, Jazz and Blues, from EU featuring Sugar Bear, Trouble Funk, I&I Riddim, Tweed Funk, Be’la Dona, Bad Influence and more.
This year’s Giant BBQ Battle benefits the USO Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore and the Capitol Area Food Bank.
Get your tickets at: http://bbqindc.com/tickets/