Derby BBQ Festival                                                 Presented by Security 1st Title

June 8-9, 2018

The 2018 Derby BBQ Festival has a new date this year - June 8 & 9. 

June 8 & 9, 2018
Presented by Security 1st Title
High Park, 2801 E. James

June 8: BBQ Kick-off (6-9 p.m.)
Join us Friday night from 6 to 9 p.m. for the BBQ kick-off, which includes the new Kid's Q event, live music, food trucks, and adult beverages. The Kid's Q (entry forms available here) features two age categories for kids 15 and under who will cook hamburger or chicken on a charcoal grill. Winners receive cash prizes and ribbons for first, second and third place in both age categories. Limited number of spots available for the Kid's Q.

June 9 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Day two of the Derby BBQ Festival will feature the KCBS (Kansas City BBQ Society) Cook-off, Fidelity Bank Backyard BBQ Cook-off, People's Choice Contest, food trucks and the Derby Noon Lions Club Beer Garden. Kids can enjoy the petting zoo, inflatables, magician, face painters, Princess Pros Entertainment, Royal Game Theater mobile video game truck and more.

The People's Choice Contest will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tasting kits go on sale at 11 a.m. at a tent near the amphitheater. For $5 you receive six, 2 oz. samples of competition quality pulled pork. Vote for your favorite using the poker chip provided in your kit. 

The Anything on a Stick Contest (dessert and non-dessert categories) is open to the public and held on June 9 (entry forms available here). Winners receive cash prizes and ribbons for first, second and third place.

Proceeds from this event benefit the McConnell Air Force Base Airman and Family Readiness Center. 

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors:

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The Derby Informer

El Paso Animal Clinic
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Waste Connections

Derby Dental
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