America’s pastimes include baseball, apple pie and of course BBQ! 2012 marks the 20th year of the Safeway Barbecue Battle, arriving June 23 & 24, 2012, to the streets of the Nation’s Capital. What a way to kick off the summer! Pennsylvania Avenue will heat up with top BBQ competitors, interactive exhibits and musicians, all joining together to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs in Washington. The two-day festival includes the best barbecue around from top vendors, free food samples and non-stop live entertainment, along with the Safeway National Barbecue Championship where top chefs and teams will battle to win over $40,000 in cash and prizes.
20th Annual Safeway Barbecue Battle
June 23 – 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
June 24 – 11:00 AM – 7:30 PM
Historic Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC
In addition to all the great food, music, cooking entertainment and fierce competitions, there are family-friendly activities for everyone to enjoy, including an NBA Nation court with NBA legend Darryl Dawkins.
Kicking off the summer in Washington, DC can be so much fun and the 20th Annual Safeway Barbecue Battle makes it even better. The Fairfax at Embassy Row, located just ten minutes away, hopes you enjoy your time at the battle, discover the best in BBQ and dance the night away with the amazing entertainment.