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Press Release: Coolest Event of the Summer
Celebrate Summer in the Nation’s Capital at the 32nd Annual Giant BBQ Battle

Press Release: Contests & Competitions
32nd Annual Giant BBQ Battle Showcases Premier BBQ Contests and Competitions

Press Release: Art to Go-Go Village
Art to Go-Go Village Highlights the Vibrance and Talent of the Anacostia Neighborhood
at the 32nd Annual Giant BBQ Battle

Press Release: Entertainment Lineup
The 32nd Annual Giant BBQ Battle Unveils Sizzling Entertainment Lineup to Kick Off Summer

Press Release: Cookouts and Conversations
Art to Go-Go and Giant BBQ Battle Unite for Inaugural “Cookouts & Conversations and Mini Barbecue Battle” Community Event

Secret DC: Chow Down On Free Food At This Giant Barbecue Battle In D.C
The culinary extravaganza will feature grill masters from across the country, a hot dog eating contest, free products and food from over 100 brands, and more!

Northern Virginia Magazine: The Giant Barbecue Battle Returns for Its 32nd Year 
Pennsylvania Avenue will be flooded with the smells of chicken, pork, brisket, and burgers.

WUSA9: DC Students Showcase Culinary Talents in Pepsi Future Chef Contest
Students from Washington, DC’s Roosevelt High School and Ballou High School, participating in the DC ProStart Culinary Program, showcase their culinary skills in the Pepsi Future Chef Recipe Contest.

DC News Now: Pitmaster Andrew from Smokecraft Shares Expert Grilling Tips on Living Local DMV for Father’s Day
Drew Darneille, acclaimed pitmaster from Smokecraft Modern Barbecue and a contestant in the 32nd Annual Giant BBQ Battle, joins Living Local DMV to share his top grilling tips and tricks just in time for Father’s Day.

Northern Virginia Magazine: 8 Sizzlin’ Summer Food and Drink Festivals in NoVA and DC
Experience Northern Virginia’s rich culinary offerings at these events.

Press Release: Pepsi Future Chef Recipe Contest
DC ProStart Students Dish Out Culinary Creativity to Win Big in the Inaugural Pepsi Future Chef Recipe Contest

Press Release: Save the Date
The 32nd Annual Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle Returns to Historic Pennsylvania Avenue on June 22-23

Comcast Newsmakers: 32nd Anniversary Giant BBQ Battle on Comcast Newsmakers
Jon Arons from Giant speaks about this year’s event. Footage from the Giant BBQ battle in Washington, DC.