Salt City BBQ Festival
  Saturday, May 20, 2017                                           New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse, NY
Saturday-11am - 11pm  
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Eat BBQ and help homeless veterans!
Welcome to the Salt City BBQ Festival
Partnering With Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

The Salt City BBQ Festival is a BBQ event featuring BBQ restaurants selling great BBQ, a Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned BBQ contest, music and beer.  This is a fundraiser for Phoenix Philosophies, an organization that purchases and renovates homes to house our homeless veterans here in Syracuse, NY.  Come on down and eat awesome BBQ and help us raise funds to help those that have served us and need our help.

‚ÄčThe 2017 Salt City BBQ Festival features a professional BBQ Cook-off.  Come on down and visit some of the world's best BBQ'ers as they compete for cash and prizes.  This year some of our teams will be able to vend.  You will be able to buy Kansas City Barbeque from teams around the US and Canada.  Bring your camera and take pictures of their impressive cookers as these teams compete for important points and cash.

We also welcome the Kids' Q cookoff. Kids love to get in on the action too and we're not leaving them behind. More details will be published soon on the "Kid's Q" competition.


The 2017 Salt City BBQ Festival is bigger and better than ever.  Come on down to the New York State Fairgrounds and help support a great cause by eating awesome BBQ!  THE PUBLIC HAS SPOKEN AND WE LISTENED BECAUSE NOW YOU WILL BE ABLE TO BUY AND EAT MEAT FROM THE TEAMS!!!
Vote for the 3rd Annual Jeffrey Coon Peoples Choice Award

Jeffrey Coon was a veteran, classically trained chef, BBQ connoisseur and a mainstay at Dinosaur BBQ from 1998 until his passing in 2013.  Jeff's passion for BBQ was as obvious as his smile.  We're proud to name our inaugural People's Choice Award after this great guy.  Vote for your favorite BBQ stand at the Salt City BBQ Festival.  The winner receives the Jeffrey Coon People's Choice Award.
Tickets are available on Event Brite, which includes samples from vendors and a full line-up including Dark Hollow.
Eventbrite - Salt City BBQ Festival