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Famous Dave’s is partnering with the World Food Championships (WFC) to bring you an afternoon full of BBQ with our 2nd annual All-Star BBQ Series! Watch as BBQ pitmasters go head-to-head, enjoy FREE BBQ samples, and meet "Famous" Dave Anderson himself at select event dates! Plus, admission is FREE!

2024 Event Schedule

May 18       Union Gap, WA  |  7603 North Blackstone Ave.

May 18       Fresno, CA  |  1504 E Washington Ave.

May 25      San Jose, CA  |  61 Curtner Ave.

June 1       Las Vegas, NV  |  1951 N Rainbow Blvd.

June 8       El Paso, TX  |  12704 Montana Ave. #1/2

June 15     Colorado Springs, CO  |  5245 N Academy Blvd.

June 22     Long Beach, CA  |  300 S Pine Ave.

June 29     Williston, ND  |  1518 14th St. W

July 13     Hermitage, TN  |  5000 Old Hickory Boulevard

July 20    Louisville, KY  |  8605 Citadel Way

July 27    Taylor, MI  |  23811 Eureka Rd

August 3    El Paso, TX  |  TBD

August 10   Minnetonka, MN  |  14601 Highway 7

August 17   Sioux City, IA  |  201 Pierce St.

August 24   Columbia, MD  |  6201 Columbia Crossing Cir

Dates are subject to change.

What you can expect at each event

Watch a celebrity pitmaster go head-to-head against local BBQ all-stars

FREE chicken wings prepared by the competitors

FREE samples of Famous Dave's award-winning BBQ


Meet "Famous" Dave Anderson at select dates

Games for all ages

Live DJ



schedule FOR THE DAY

Competing teams must submit their BBQ by 12pm.

12:00pm Chicken competition

12:30pm Ribs competition

1:00pm Wild Card competition

12:00pm-3:00pm Public sampling

3:30pm Awards