$5 – $150

BBQ Austin & Carnival

A Rodeo Austin Production
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Rodeo Austin

9100 Decker Lake Rd

Austin, TX 78724

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Two days of BBQ cook-off competition, fairground activities, fireworks, and Austin's largest carnival deliver gritty fun!

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BBQ Austin: A Rodeo Austin Production prides itself in hosting one of the best state championship BBQ cook-off's! Come join us for two days of BBQ, fairground activities, fireworks and carnival fun!

In addition to delicious BBQ and awesome entertainment, this event will feature a handful of fairground favorites! From pony rides, a petting zoo, and Austin’s largest carnival, there is family-friendly fun for kids of all ages!

Be sure to join us on Friday, March 6th, for a tremendous fireworks show. You can see the fireworks explode with the Austin skyline in the background. The show will begin around 8:00 PM. Don't miss it!

WHAT’S NEW THIS YEAR:

BBQ Austin University. BBQ Austin University is an educational cooking session featuring Aaron Franklin and Friends on Saturday, March 7. This event includes a hands-on cooking experience with either pork ribs or chicken and a special presentation by Aaron Franklin on tri-tips. Session topics range from cooking techniques to management and flavor methods. Event begins at 9:00 AM. The first 25 registrants receive a signed copy of Aaron Franklin’s bestselling book. Ticket includes classes, BBQ Austin admission, parking and souvenir apron.

Ag Mechanics. Texas 4-H and FFA students from across the state will compete in five BBQ-themed divisions at Rodeo Austin’s inaugural Agricultural Mechanics Show. Student projects will be judged on workmanship and documentation. A show for BBQ enthusiasts that is open to everyone! BBQ Austin admission grants guests access to the contest and awards presentation, located in the rodeo area.

HOURS OF OPERATION:

Friday, March 6, 2020

4:00 PM BBQ Cook-Off, Fair & Carnival open

8:00 PM Fireworks Show

Saturday, March 7, 2020

11:00 AM BBQ Cook-Off, Fair, & Carnival open

Approx. 1:00 PM Ag Mechanics Awards Presentation

BBQ Austin Admission tickets includes entry to the BBQ cook-off area with limited tasting samples, entrance to view the Ag Mechanics show, fair entrance, and carnival entrance. Carnival rides and games can be purchased on an individual basis. Unlimited ride wristbands allow you to ride all day for one price. For the safety of our guests, rides are subject to closure due to weather.

NO REFUNDS: Event will be held rain or shine and there are no refunds or exchanges. Please make your selection carefully.

GROUPS: 20 tickets or more may be purchased by calling Rodeo Austin at (512) 919-3000.

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