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 new 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 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. Winners receive cash prizes and ribbons for first, second and third place.