2016 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, June 24, 2016

More info coming soon!!

Saturday, June 25, 2016

7:00 am                          BBQ & Music Festival Gates Open to Competitors, Vendors and Judges

11:00 am                        Not Quite Independence Day Parade, Downtown Waterbury

12:00 pm – 9:00 pm       BBQ & Music Festival Gates Open to Public (free parking until 6 pm -- $5 per car after 6 pm)

1:00 pm                          All activities begin -- live music, family activities

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm         People's Choice Sauce Showdown -- Select attendees will be chosen at random to judge the sauces in a blind taste test, but everyone will be able to try the sauces (while supplies last)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm         Sadler's Smokehouse Brisket Sampling (while supplies last)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm         Grilling Competition -- please do not approach teams during this timeframe -- click here for more information on the BBQ Competition

4:15 pm                         Announcement of Winners of Saturday Grilling Competition

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm         MacAuley's People's Choice Pulled Pork Sampling (while supplies last) at individual team sites

9:00 pm                          NQID Fireworks Exhibition, Farr's Field

Sunday, June 26, 2016

7:00 am                          BBQ & Music Festival Gates Open to Competitors, Vendors and Judges

11:00 am – 5:00 pm       BBQ & Music Festival Gates Open to Public

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm        BBQ Competition -- please do not approach teams during this timeframe -- click here for more information on the BBQ Competition

1:00 pm                          5th Annual Pie Baking Contest

1:30 pm                          Sale of Competition Samples (while supplies last) at individual team sites

3:30 pm (approx)            Announcement of Winners of Sunday BBQ Competition