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  • Location: Downtown Washington

Friday 5-10pm | Saturday 10-8pm | Sunday 12-4pm

Downtown Washington, Inc. is proud to present the 2018 Main Street BBQ & Bluesfest!

Enjoy live Blues music and a full food court throughout the weekend. Saturday afternoon join us for our 10th annual BBQ competition, sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and enjoying BBQ, is the world’s largest organization of barbeque and grilling enthusiasts with over 8,000 members worldwide. 50 teams will compete for the title of Grand Champion, with trophies, ribbons and cash prizes for the winners.

Saturday, from 2-4 pm, a BBQ tasting event will be open to the public, in which each team will be competing for the title of People’s Choice.

Sunday will feature our Main Street BBQ and Bluesfest Bike Show. Take a drive down the back roads to Washington and enjoy live music and food as well as the Bike show and People’s Choice Bike Show.

Entertainment Lineup:

Friday, April 20

Saturday, April 21

Sunday, April 22

Downtown Washington, Inc. would like to invite you and your family to enjoy the event and see historic downtown Washington!

2018 BBQ Participant Application

Enjoy the Grace’s Place Vintage Market

Per City of Washington Chapter 250,
no pets or outside drinks are allowed in a festival zone.
Main Street BBQ & Bluesfest is located in a festival zone.