Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The 2nd Annual Downtown BBQ Showdown is set for Saturday, October 19  from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm, at the Walthall Park in the Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood.

The 2nd Annual Downtown BBQ Showdown will showcase the Downtown Historic Neighborhood and Downtown Hattiesburg, offering great food and music and a family atmosphere.  

Tickets will be $15.00 each and gets you all the delicious BBQ you can taste provided by the actual contestants as well as All-you-can eat BBQ and sides including potato salad, baked beans and cole slaw provided by the Keg & Barrel. Kids ages 6-12, $5.00, Kids 6 & under free. 

We will also be selling a great selection of beer from Southern Prohibition Brewing Company and Southern Beverage along with water and soft drinks.  There will be a FREE shuttle service provided by Grove Transit that will be taking ticket holders from Walthall Park to Southern Prohibition Brewing Company for a free tour of their facility.  

T-Shirts for the event will be for sale along with other unique foods, crafts and art provided by selected vendors.  

For the kids-there will be a kids zone to keep them occupied. Of course you will be able to do all of this while you listen to some of the best local musicians. 

The competition will be judged on the best beef brisket, pork shoulder/butt, chicken, and pork ribs.  There will be cash prizes provided for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each meat division.  A $1,500 cash prize will go to the Grand Champion.