Derby BBQ Festival                                                 Presented by Security 1st Title

June 8-9, 2018

Thank you for joining us for the 2017 Derby BBQ Festival. Here is an overview of the event below. 

Sept. 8 and 9, 2017
Presented by Security 1st Title
High Park, 2801 E. James

High Park Map
Event Schedule

September 8: BBQ Kick-off
Join us Friday night from 6 to 9 p.m. for the BBQ kick-off, which includes the new Kid's Q event, live music by Morrison County, food trucks, and adult beverages. The Kid's Q features two age categories for kids 15 and under who will cook hamburger or chicken on a charcoal grill. Winners receive cash prizes and ribbons for first, second and third place in both age categories.

September 9
On Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the Derby BBQ Festival will feature the KCBS (Kansas City BBQ Society) Cook-off, Fidelity Bank Backyard BBQ Cook-off, Verus Bank and Creekstone Farms People's Choice Contest, Rods-N-Ribs Charity Car Show, food trucks, Derby Noon Lions Club Beer Garden, and live music by Last Great Summer (alternative rock) and Haven Alexandra (country/folk). Kids can enjoy the El Paso Animal Clinic Petting Zoo, inflatables, magician, face painters, Princess Pros Entertainment and more.

The People's Choice Contest will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tasting kits go on sale at 11 a.m. at a tent near the amphitheater. For $5 you receive six, 2 oz. samples of competition quality pulled pork. Vote for your favorite using the poker chip provided in your kit. 

New in 2017 is the BRG Precision Products Anything on a Stick Contest (dessert and non-dessert categories) held on Sept. 9. This contest is open to the public. Winners receive cash prizes and ribbons for first, second and third place.

Proceeds from this event benefit the McConnell Air Force Base Airman and Family Readiness Center. 

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors:

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The Derby Informer

El Paso Animal Clinic
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Waste Connections

Derby Dental
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