Welcome to the official website of The Long Beach BBQ Festival to be held August 16-18, 2013, at the Rainbow Lagoon in Long Beach, California. You won't want to miss this event.
The West’s Best BBQ All-in-One Outdoor Family Festival!
CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER ARE FREE!
(Only applies to General Admission and does not include Rib Feast or All You Can Eat VIP Rib Village.)
Outdoor park family atmosphere.
Friday, August 16th — 5 PM - 11 PM
Saturday, August 17th — 12 NOON - 11 PM
Sunday, August 18th — 12 NOON - 10 PM
FREE Souvenir E-Picture!
Get Dressed Up in Hats, Bandanas — We Got it All!!
Many Props to Choose From to Make it Fun,
and Get Your Picture Taken. It’s FREE!
The Long Beach BBQ Festival is the largest three day BBQ Extravaganza featuring the WORLD’S BEST BBQ Ribs, Pulled Pork, Tri-tip, Sausages, Chicken and more. The competition is fierce and the flavors rich as National Award Winning Rib Cookers of America and local grillers produce the best that their secret recipes have to offer.
We combine local and nationally known bands, the BEST BBQ IN TOWN, giant food court (Chinese, Mexican, local eateries and American foods — something for everyone), dance floor, children’s area, arts and crafts, cantinas (serving water, beer, wine), to create the largest BBQ Extravaganza, right here in Southern California.
Come Have a Toe-tappin, BBQ-eatin’ Good Time!
WE GOT GAME — LIVE SPORTS TENT Watch your favorite sporting event on our TV Wall while you dine and drink at The Long Beach BBQ Festival! Catch all your college and professional sports action. Experience firsthand the highest-quality picture and heart-pounding sports action like never before — SPONSORED BY DIRECTV®.
Acclaimed winning BBQ Cooking Teams include:
THE BIG 5
Porky- N-Beans winning numerous rib cook off titles such as the prestigious Golden Rib Award and the Best Ribs in America.
Howling Coyotes Southwest BBQ specializing in St. Louis style pork spare ribs has won many national and international cook-offs for Best Ribs, Best Sauce and Best Pulled Pork.
Cowboy’s Barbeque & Rib Company with over 150 regional, national, and international titles brings true Texas Barbecue.
Johnson’s Bar-B-Que featuring Colonel Dan himself bringing his top secret recipe that has won over 150 awards and has been known to dare brave rib fans to take the heat and experience his infamous “Thermonuclear Sauce.”
Tennessee Q hickory smoked BBQ. Known for the Best ribs in the universe. Not since Adam has a rib been this famous!
TASTE THEM ALL AND VOTE FOR YOUR PEOPLE’S CHOICE FAVORITE TO BE AWARDED AT THE END OF THE COMPETITION —YOU BE THE JUDGE!
Each attendee will be issued one (1) People’s Choice Voting Ticket to be deposited in your favorite BBQ team’s ballot box. LOOK FOR THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE BALLOT BOXES AND BE SURE TO VOTE!
See you there!
The Long Beach BBQ Festival
honors our Military personnel!
All United States active military personnel (includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reservists) receive FREE General Admission* to the Long Beach BBQ Festival!
*You must present valid military I.D. at the Ticket Box Office to receive Free General Admission. No purchase is necessary to receive Free General Admission. This offer does not include Rib Feast or All You Can Eat VIP Rib Village (sold separately). Additional tickets may be purchased online or at the Ticket Box Office onsite.