Derby BBQ Festival Presented by Security 1st Title
June 8 & 9, 2018
June 8 & 9, 2018
Presented by Security 1st Title
High Park, 2801 E. James
June 8: BBQ Kick-off (6-9:30 p.m.)
Join us Friday night from 6 to 9 p.m. for the BBQ kick-off, which includes the Kid's Q event, live music by Big Fat Fun, food trucks, and adult beverages. The Kid's Q 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. View the entry forms.
June 9 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Day two of the Derby BBQ Festival will feature the Rock Regional Hospital KCBS (Kansas City BBQ Society) Cook-off, Fidelity Bank Backyard BBQ Cook-off, Verus Bank/Creekstone Farms People's Choice Contest, food trucks and the Derby Noon Lions Club Beer & Beverage Tent.
Kids can enjoy the petting zoo, inflatables, magician, face painters, Princess Pros Entertainment, Royal Game Theater mobile video game truck. The Derby Recreation Commission will hold Tae Kwon Do demonstrations, have an obstacle course, hold a POUND fitness class and have cornhole set up for all to play. Derby Fire & Rescue will be there with the Fire Safety House and the Derby Police Department will have Ident-a-Kid for the little ones.
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 eight, 1 oz. samples of competition quality pulled pork. Vote for your favorite using the poker chip provided in your kit.
The BRG Precision Products Anything on a Stick Contest (dessert and non-dessert categories) is open to the public and held on June 9. Winners receive cash prizes and ribbons for first, second and third place.
View the entry forms for each event.
Thank you to Hog Wild Pit Bar-B-Q for providing lunch for McConnell families. Proceeds from this event benefit the McConnell Air Force Base Airman and Family Readiness Center.
Thank you to our 2018 sponsors: