5th Annual Houston Barbecue Festival

Sunday, 9 April 2017 - 1-4pm - NRG Park

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Welcome to the 5th Annual Houston Barbecue Festival!

Purchase tickets now and join us for a celebration of Houston barbecue and the people who make it.

Your favorite barbecue joints will be back this year - Blake’s BBQ, Blood Bros. BBQ, The Brisket House, Brooks’ Place BBQ, CorkScrew BBQ, El Burro & the Bull, Fainmous BBQ, Feges BBQ, Gatlin’s BBQ, Gerardo’s, Harlem Road Texas BBQ, Killen's Barbecue, Lenox Bar-B-Que, Louie Mueller Barbecue, Pappa Charlies Barbeque, Pinkerton's BBQ, Pizzitola’s Bar-B-Cue, Ray’s BBQ Shack, Roegels Barbecue Co., Southern Q, Southside Market & BBQ, Spring Creek Barbeque, Tejas Chocolate (& BBQ), and Tin Roof BBQ.

We'll announce more participants in the near future! Final lineup is subject to change without notice.

$50 pre-sale discount General Admission on sale now! (Limited time offer, $60 regular price). Includes entry into the festival and unlimited sample portions from each participating Houston barbecue joint.

$120 VIP Admission on sale now! Includes entry into the festival one hour early (at noon) and unlimited sample portions from each participating Houston barbecue joint. A T-shirt and one (1) drink ticket are also included. 8.25% Texas sales tax is included in the price of all tickets.

The first four festivals sold out before the day of the event. We encourage you to purchase your ticket immediately to avoid missing your chance due to a sell out.

To ensure a quality event for everyone involved, ticket sales are limited. All tickets will be sold in advance - no ticket sales at the door.

The event will take place at NRG Park - Gate 13 - Green Lot.

Live music will be provided. The event will happen rain or shine. Contingency plans will be in place in case of inclement weather. A bar with craft and national beers will be available. 

Children are welcome, however ONLY CHILDREN UNDER 6 YEARS OF AGE WILL BE ADMITTED FREE. ALL OTHER AGES MUST PURCHASE A TICKET (this is because we want to ensure there is enough barbecue for all guests).

Thank you again for your support and see you at the festival!