Celebrate Summer on America’s Main Street at the 27th Annual Giant Barbecue Battle – June 22nd & 23rd, 2019

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The Giant National Capital BBQ Battle in Washington, DC has been proclaimed “America’s Official National BBQ Championship” and entered into the Congressional Record. The 27th Annual Giant BBQ Battle takes place on June 22nd and 23rd on Pennsylvania Ave. in downtown DC. This tasty event offers metro area residents and visitors a two-day line-up of everything from delicious BBQ to 30 great bands and much more fun for all.

Washington’s tastiest summer celebration pays tribute to everything barbecue and truly embodies the best that America has to offer. In addition to bringing together thousands of BBQ fans from around the country, the Giant® Barbecue Battle has raised milli

On June 22nd and 23rd, 2019, historic Pennsylvania Avenue, between 3rd and 7th Streets, NW, in Washington, DC will become the epicenter of BBQ perfection, bringing together delicious BBQ, delectable s

The Giant National Capital BBQ Battle in Washington, DC has been proclaimed “America’s Official National BBQ Championship” and entered into the Congressional Record. The 27th Annual Giant BBQ Battle takes place on June 22nd and 23rd on Pennsylvania Ave. in downtown DC.

IT’S OFFICIAL! The Giant National Capital BBQ Battle in Washington, DC has been proclaimed “America’s Official National BBQ Championship” and entered into the Congressional Record. The Giant BBQ Battle event is honored and plans to use this recognition to further promote the cuisine and culture of American BBQ exemplifying passion, unity, cooperation, friendship, and respect. Whether it’s a backyard BBQ with dad, community celebration, church BBQ, company picnic or gathering of family and friends, the Giant National Capital BBQ Battle celebrates the diversity of BBQ and its purpose, bringing people together in the spirit of cooperation, friendship, food and fun.

The 27th Annual Giant BBQ Battle takes place on June 22nd and 23rd on Pennsylvania Ave. in downtown DC. Join tens of thousands of BBQ and summer entertainment lovers and enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of summer. While attendees enjoy all the festivities, the event has raised millions of dollars in much-needed funds for area non-profits. This year’s BBQ Battle benefits the USO-Metro and the Capital Area Food Bank.

This tasty event offers metro area residents and visitors a two-day line-up of everything from delicious BBQ to 30 great bands and much more fun for all. There are plentiful and tempting free BBQ & grilled food samples in the Taste of Giant Sampling Pavilion, cooking demonstrations with celebrity chefs and national cookbook authors like TV’s Pitmasters Myron Mixon and Tuffy Stone, interactive exhibits, sports and children’s activities and non-stop entertainment on three music stages. The event also hosts a series of national BBQ competitions all weekend at the event with teams from across the country competing for big cash and prizes. Contests include the National BBQ Championship, the KCBS sanctioned Giant BBQ Championship, the National Pork Championship, the Perdue Sizzlin’ Chicken Contest, the Smithfield Rib Contest, the Turkey Smoke BBQ Contest, the True Aussie Lamb Contest and the Nation’s Best BBQ Sauce Contest. Teams from all branches of the military compete in the Military Chefs Contest.

Attendees enjoy an eclectic mix of rock, reggae, jazz, blues and Go-Go on the Monster Energy Stage, the Pepsi-Lay’s Sound Stage and Famous Dave’s Music Stage. This year’s headliners include the Spin Doctors, Everlast, Aubrie Sellers, BYB, Bela Dona, Stone Driver, The Reagan Years, along with Trouble Funk, See-I with members of Thievery Corporation, Jah Works and many more.

Tempt and satisfy your taste buds with everything BBQ from Carolina pulled pork to Memphis ribs, Texas brisket to beer can chicken and more specialties available from top BBQ restaurants and vendors. To compliment the delicious BBQ and quench your thirst enjoy popular microbrew and wine sampling in the Giant Corks & Caps and your favorite cold drinks and brews in the Budweiser Beverage Gardens.

The Giant BBQ Battle has received numerous awards and accolades over the years including being called one of “Five Can’t Miss Summer Festivals” by CNN, a “Top 10 BBQ Festival” by Saveur Food Magazine and more. Don’t miss the biggest BBQ party of the year, the Giant BBQ Battle, June 22nd and 23rd, on Pennsylvania Ave, America’s Main Street.

Please visit http://www.BBQinDC.com for event schedule and more information. Press kits are available by clicking on: https://bbqindc.com/media-and-press-inquiries/. We’ll See You, at the B-B-Q!

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