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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 local BBQ pitmasters go head-to-head, enjoy FREE BBQ samples, giveaways, and meet "Famous" Dave Anderson himself at select event dates! Plus, admission is FREE!

2024 Event Schedule

May 18     Union Gap, WA  |  1504 E Washington Ave. RESULTS

May 18     Fresno, CA  |  7603 North Blackstone Ave. RESULTS

May 25     San Jose, CA  |  61 Curtner Ave. RESULTS

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

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

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

July 13     Hermitage, TN  |  5000 Old Hickory Blvd.

July 20    Louisville, KY  |  8605 Citadel Way

July 27    Taylor, MI  |  23811 Eureka Rd.

August 3    El Paso, TX  |  12704 Montana Ave. #1/2

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. Events start at 11am.

What you can expect at each event

Watch as local BBQ pitmasters go head-to-head to be awarded best chicken, ribs, and 'wild card' entrees!
FREE chicken wings prepared by the all-star competitors.
+ FREE samples of Famous Dave's award-winning BBQ.
+ Free ice cold Pepsi®.
+ Giveaways throughout the event.
+ Meet "Famous" Dave Anderson at select dates.
+ Games and activities for all ages.
+ Live DJ playing great music.


schedule FOR THE DAY

11:00am Event Begins

Competing teams must submit their BBQ by 12pm.

12:00pm Chicken Competition

12:30pm Rib Competition

1:00pm Wild Card Competition

3pm Awards