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HSLR’s World Championship Bar-B-Que Contest at NRG Park
Friday, February 28, 2020 | 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2020-02-28 09:00 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 14 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2020-02-29 2:00
Kick off the rodeo festivities with this three-day barbecue contest and festival at NRG Park.
More than 250 barbecue aficionado-led teams will compete to win the crown; and while most tents are invite-only, there are some great open-to-the-public venues, including The Garden, Rockin’ Bar-B-Que Saloon, and the Chuck Wagon (the carnival is also open with wild rides and fun games).
One of Houston’s favorite annual social events, the Bar-B-Que Content is often called the “Barbecue Championship.” The grounds are lined with private tents and pop-up honky tonks sponsored by individuals and corporations. Admission to these tents is restricted to guests who have private passes distributed by sponsoring patrons and companies.
Tickets can be purchased for $20; $5 for ages 3 to 12 and include one-day admission to the carnival, Saloon and Chicken Wagon; a complimentary bbq plate with sliced brisket, beans, and chips; and access to live music areas.
General admission tickets do not grant access to private tents and privately sponsored pop-up saloons.