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FRIDAY - VIP Bluegrass Event 7pm - 10pm More Info
Includes LATER entry in the Bluegrass, BBQ and Brews festival. Beverages and food items will be available and sold separately.
Sales End 8/16/2019 7:00 PM (or if sold out)
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Includes LATER entry in the Bluegrass, BBQ and Brews festival. Beverages and food items will be available and sold separately.
Sales End 8/16/2019 7:00 PM (or if sold out)

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Event Details

Join us for an exclusive evening in Downtown Evansville on Friday, August 16th from 5pm until 10pm.  We will hold the opening ceremonies for the first annual Evansville BBQ Fest to include a ribbon cuting with Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, world championship barbecue by BBQ grand champion Jim Johnsonl, special cooking tips, live bluegras music by St Paul and the Rooms and Moe-on-the-Jo & friends, and with several beer pouring areas featuring Miller/Coors products.  Tickets are limited.

SCHEDULE of EVENTS
Tips & Tricks with Jim Johnson and Primo Grills Presented by Fox Pools 5pm - 6pm
RIBBON CUTTING w/ Mayor Lloyd Winnecke 6pm - 6:30pm
Jim Johnson's DINNER SAMPLING & COOKING TIPS 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Bluegrass Hoedown 8:30pm - 10pm

ENTERTAINMENT
St Paul and the Rooms 5 - 7pm
Moe-on-the-Jo 7-10pm

The Evansville BBQ Festival, presented by Vectren, a CenterPoint Energy Company, is coming to Downtown Evansville on August 16th and 17th, 2019.
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.

The event will also include a SICE Custom Car & Hot Rod Show with about 100 cars from throughout the region.

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 will be available soon. Saturday is FREE to the public with live music with barbecue for sale.

SPONSORS
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 | Fox Pools


SCHEDULE:

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

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 will be available soon. 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.

TICKET INFORMATION:
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/

ENTER Master's Series BBQ COMPETITION:
LINK: http://www.evansvilleevents.com/home/2019/03/first-annual-evansville-bbq-festival/

To become a vendor or sponsor please email info@evansvilleevents.com or call 812-202-8171.

*Details subject to change.

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Location


5th and Locust
Evansville, IN 47708

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EvansvilleEvents.com

600 N. Weinbach Ave, Suite 230
Evansville, IN 47711
812-202-8171

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