Coupon, promo code for Giant BBQ Battle in Washington, D.C.

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Historic Pennsylvania Avenue will become a food lover’s paradise.  This will happen on June 23, 2024, from 11 am to 7 pm when the 32nd Annual Giant BBQ Battle returns to Washington, D.C.  Let the games begin!

This event first began as a friendly barbecue battle in a parking lot and has evolved into one of America’s premiere food and music festivals.  It attracts foodies and families who eagerly return year after year.

As you approach the festival, the wafting aroma of barbecue will hit you.  And you’ll hear the sounds of live music across three entertainment stages.  And you’ll know you’re where you want to be!

Your taste buds will be ecstatic over 150 product and food samples from pavilions, including

  • The Taste of Giant Sampling Pavilion
  • The Giant World of Flavors
  • The Alliance Smoke Show

and more.

Enjoy plates and plates of free food with incredible samples.  And some of the best barbecue you’ve ever tasted will be for sale.  It makes me hungry just to think about it!


The Libation Station has available for purchase

  • Absolut Vodka
  • Black Box
  • Budweiser
  • Devils Backbone
  • Stella Rosa
  • Gloria
  • Malibu
  • Michelob Ultra
  • Goose Island Beer Co.
  • Golden Road Brewing
  • Franciscan Escape
  • Vibe by Vendange
  • Stella Artois
  • High Noon Sun Sips
  • The Mocktail Club
  • Hoop Tea Spiced Iced Tea
  • Kona Bay Wave
  • Nutrl Vodka Seltzer


Along Restaurant Row you’ll find

  • Bayside Bull Open Pit
  • Dyvine BBQ
  • MGM Roast Beef
  • Egg Rollerz
  • The Tender Rib
  • Good Googly Goo Barbecue
  • Skewered Bacon
  • DCity Smokehouse
  • Bacon on a Stick & That is It

Barbecue Competitions

The festival will feature barbecue teams competing for cash and prizes.  Pitmasters from all over the country compete for glory in the ultimate test for BBq masters.  The BBQ Awards Ceremony will be on June 23 from 6 pm to 7 pm.  See what BBQ masters get the gold.

Sanctioned Contests include

  • Roseda Best Beef Contest by the Steak Cookoff Association
  • National Pork BBQ Championship
  • Smokin’ with Smithfield
  • Perdue Sizzlin’ Chicken Contest
  • Impossible Foods BBQ Championship
  • USO Military Chef Cook Off
  • Bachan’s Chef’s Choice BBQ Contest
  • National Turkey Federation Turkey Smoke Contest

Just For Fun Contests

  • Pepsi Jr. Chef Recipe Contest
  • Cornhole Tournament
  • Mumbo Sauce Contest
  • Brant Super Summer Giveaway
  • Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

Live Music

Live music has been a large part of the Giant Barbecue Battle.  There will be non-stop music on 3 different stages with rock, reggae, R&B and more.

Performers include

  • Soul Searchers
  • Dupont Brass Band
  • Black Alley
  • The Reagan Years
  • Bad Influence
  • Dr. Bacon

and many more.


Book your ticket here and you can save $12 to $40 (30% to 50% discount).