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BBQ Battle Entertainment

Saturday, June 22
11 AM – 9 PM

Sunday, June 23
11 AM – 7 PM

At the 32nd annual Giant BBQ Battle, you’ll find the best pitmasters from
around the country showcasing their unique flavors and cooking techniques
for discerning judges.

Your taste buds will be the champions as you indulge in our bbq vendors and insane amounts
of free food samples from Giant Foods and their partners.


But more than just the food will win gold!

Everywhere you look there will be non-stop attractions, contests, music and
more. Some highlights…

  • Live music on three stages from rock, reggae, go-go, R&B, and world music performers
  • Exciting interactive exhibits like Art to Go-Go Village, the Planters NUTmobile and Bobblehead YOU! from State Farm
  • Nathan’s World Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest
  • Sports action from the Washington Capitals, Wizards, Mystics, Go-Go’s, DC United and BMX bike and skateboarding stunts
  • The Monster Energy 80’s Block Party
  • DC Restaurant Row
  • Giant Corks to Caps microbrew and wine sampling
  • Military chef cook-off
  • Giant Chill Zone


and so much more!