2023 Giant National Capital BBQ Battle

This event last took place on Jun 24th, 2023
10:00 AM EDT (1000Q)

Join us June 24-25th on Historic Pennsylvania Avenue for the 31st annual Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle!

“The 30th Annual Giant Barbecue Battle features celebrity chefs, cookbook authors, microbrew and wine sampling along with competitive pitmasters vying to win the prestigious title of Giant National Capital BBQ Champion. There will be plenty of tasty free food samples in the Taste of Giant Sampling Pavilion, cooking demonstrations on the Giant Fresh Ideas Stage, live music, sports entertainment from the Washington Wizards, Capitals, Mystics, Capital City Go-Go, and DC United along with family fun in the Giant Kidz Zone. Learn from the best BBQ Celebrity TV Chefs and Pitmasters like Myron Mixon and Tuffy Stone, along with cookbook authors and other BBQ Pros.

With over 30 bands on 3 stages, presented by Events DC, the event features music for all tastes and styles, like popular recording artists American Authors singing their hit song “Best Day of My Life,” along with country favorites Laine Hardy and Sam Grow on the Monster Energy Stage, celebrated multi-platinum awarded artist Trevor Daniel, popular alt-rock band Vertical Horizon and legendary blues artists the Nighthawks on the Pepsi Stronger Together Stage. Further down Pennsylvania Avenue there will be plenty of R&B, Reggae and DC’s own Go-Go featuring The Chuck Brown Band, Soul Searchers, EU featuring Sugar Bear, Bela Dona, BYB and many more on the Pepsi-Lays Soundstage.

This year’s BBQ Battle is shaping up to be the best yet so stay tuned for more updates and visit BBQDC.com for details. Admission is Free for children under 12 and adult tickets can be purchased online at BBQDC.com or see your local Giant Food Store for Free Admission Offer.

We’ll See You at the B-B-Q!”

Read the full article from Giant Foods here

Be sure to check out USO-Metro’s Military Chef Cook-Off, where military chefs from each branch will be facing off to see which branch will be crowned victorious in prepping the best BBQ!

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