Give the Gift of Houston Barbecue!

Gift Card**Please review order for accuracy below**

Do you know someone who loves barbecue?

Then give them the gift of Houston barbecue with a 2020 Houston Barbecue Festival Gift Card! Your gift card contains a specified number of tickets that your meat-loving friends and family can use for entry to the festival where they will enjoy unlimited samples from 25+ of Houston's best barbecue joints!

Just fill out the order form below and we will send you a beautiful HOUBBQ gift card, gift card holder, and instructions for how to claim the tickets. It's a perfect stocking stuffer!

And for a limited time, take advantage of our pre-sale ticket discounts of $100 VIP Admission (regularly $120) and $50 General Admission (regularly $60) tickets. Get them while they last!

IMPORTANT: If you are giving the card as a Christmas gift, it is important to ORDER AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE to ensure delivery before Christmas. 18 December 2020 would be the latest date to order to ensure delivery.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you ship the gift card to the final recipient?
No, the gift card must be shipped to the purchaser (you). You can then give the gift card to whomever you like.

Is it an actual card?
Yes, it is the same size and type as any gift card. We also provide a paper holder with "From" and "To" labels, and an instruction page for the claiming the tickets to the festival.

So the card is not a ticket to the festival?
No, it contains a code that you enter into the ticketing website to claim your tickets. It's a simple process and the instructions are included with the card.

Are there any additional fees that the recipient has to pay when they claim the tickets?
No. The card includes all fees, taxes and the cost of the ticket(s).

Can I buy VIP and General Admission tickets on the same card? 
No, each card is specific to one ticket type, either VIP or General Admission. If you want to purchase both VIP and General Admission tickets, you will need to purchase two separate cards.

What's the difference between VIP and General Admission tickets?
General Admission includes entry into the festival and unlimited sample portions from each participating Houston barbecue joint. VIP 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.

This is great! I want to buy a bunch of gift cards. Do you offer group/volume/corporate discounts?
Yes, depending on the specifics. Send us an email to with your contact information and we will get in touch.

When and where is the festival?
The 8th Annual Houston Barbecue Festival takes place Sunday, 5 April 2020, from 1 - 4pm at Humble Civic Center Arena Complex.

Feel free to contact us at if you have any questions. Enjoy your gift cards!