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Historic Downtown Manassas will hold its 11th Annual Bands, Brews, and Barbecue Festival to include KCBS BBQ Competition on September 10 & 11th, 2022. Music Will be Sept 10th from 5pm -10pm Beer only will be sold and last call will be 9:30pm. 

KCBS Competition will be Saturday 11am – 5pm with Judging on Sunday.  Kids Q will be Sunday from 11am – 3pm. All awards will be given out on Sunday.

Want to Compete in the KCBS BBQ? Sign up Here 

We are having a KIDS Q Competition Sunday Sept 11th

Kids Que competition is an opportunity for kids, 5 to 16 years of age, to take center stage in their very own grilling competition! Kids Que teams will submit 1 meat (Minimum of 6 Beef Sliders) for judging.

Cooks Meeting – mandatory attendance by cook AND supervising adult on Saturday 9/10 @ 3pm. Location HMI, Train Depot, 9431 West Street Manassas, VA

Turn-Ins – will take place on Sunday, September 11, 2022. Turn-in will be at the KCBS turn in tent, at Noon. There is a 5-minute window for turn-ins Noon – 12:05 pm.

Awards – will be at 2:00 pm on Sunday, September 11, 2022

Entry Fee – $20.00 entry fee must be paid in full no later than
August 30th, 2022. If plans change and you have to withdraw we will refund 100% of the entry fee if notified before end of day, September 5th.

To Enter – see directions to register at the end of this information. Please read all information carefully as you will have to acknowledge that you have read and understand all the information prior to completing registration.

Kids Q Sing Up Here


Bands Brews and BBQ Music Festival Ticket info

Tickets on Sale August 1st – $20 per person

*Does not include payment processing fee.
**Prices increase at the gate.

The Bands:

  • 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm: TBA

  • 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm: TBA

  • 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm: TBA

  • 9:00 pm – 9:45 pm: TBA

BBB will have a Mechanical Bull, Can you conquer the Bull? Axe Throwing think you have the skills to throw an axe? Prove it. RC car/truck racing, need i say more. Corn Hole competition, put your tossing skills to work and win a trophy & of course MUSIC!!
For those coming for the KCBS BBQ, this event starts at 11am Sept 10th with judging and prizes being awarded Sunday Sept 11th. Come watch and get some tips on how to BBQ like the Pros. 

Thank you to our 2022 Sponsors!

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