Sep 3, 2017 | 12:00 PM | Sunday

Event Location

Henry W. Maier Festival Park

200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202

Neighborhood: Third Ward


Back for 2017 but with FREE admission and FREE parking! Sizzling with live music and mouthwatering BBQ!

Start on : September 3, 2017 12:00 PM Sunday
End on : September 3, 2017 7:00 PM Sunday

Event Details

On Sunday, September 3, 2017, you’ll find the best BBQ in town right on the lakefront at the Henry Maier Festival Park. Enjoy an assortment of select brews while you indulge in smoky, savory, signature BBQ and sides from 14 of the best local and regional BBQ cookers. New this year, guests are encouraged to vote for their beloved local or new found regional favorite cooker to win an award.

And the fun goes beyond the food with 2 stages of live music, cooking demonstrations, family fun picnic games, a local celebrity bacon eating contest, and more. More info: or

- Leroy Airmaster with Junior Brantley
- Chasin’ Mason
- Danny Miller Band, and more!

- Big Gig Pig Award (new!)
- Local Celebrity Bacon Eating Contest

- Lawn games (Bag toss, Giant Jenga)
- Games of skill (robotic wrestling, etc)
- Children's Activities (Betty Brinn Children's Museum, Penfield's Children's Center, Kohl's Color Wheels presented by the Milwaukee Art Museum)

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