TM BBQ Fest | Top 50 Picnic

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TM BBQ Fest | Top 50 Picnic

Texas Monthly's annual event celebrating the Top 50 BBQ List returns—30+ of the best Texas barbecue joints at Lockhart City Park!

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Lockhart City Park 504 City Park Rd Lockhart, TX 78644

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ABOUT TM BBQ FEST

Texas Monthly is excited to bring TM BBQ Fest to the city of Lockhart, the BBQ Capital of Texas! On November 5-6, the historical downtown and Lockhart City Park will create the backdrop for an expanded weekend festival, designed to celebrate many aspects of Texas barbecue.

TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Tickets are limited, so don't wait! Get yours today.

ABOUT THE TOP 50 PICNIC

At Lockhart City Park, this is the event that everyone knows and loves—a Sunday afternoon with live music, beverages, and 30+ barbecue joints featured on Texas Monthly’s most recent list of Top 50 BBQ Joints. New to the event will be BBQ Capital Corner, featuring some hometown favorites from Lockhart.

  • GENERAL ADMISSION: GA tickets start at $90 and include food at all the featured joints. Tickets at each price tier are limited and increase over time. See below chart for price schedule.
  • VIP ADMISSION: VIP tickets start at $120 and include food at all the featured joints, plus an extra hour of VIP access, meaning fewer lines! VIP tickets also include 2 complimentary drink tickets. Quantity is limited and is expected to sell out. Tickets at each price tier are limited and increase over time. See below chart for price schedule.
  • WEEKEND BUNDLES (SOLD OUT): Save $10 when you bundle tickets for Sunday's Top 50 Picnic with a VIP wristband for Saturday's BBQ World's Fair. (Note: Weekend Bundles are sold out.)
  • VOLUNTEERS: We are accepting event volunteers to join our crew for 4 hour shifts from Friday, November 4 to Sunday, November 6. Event volunteers get free t-shirt and GA ticket to the Top 50 Picnic on Sunday. Sign up here. Deadline is October 15, 2022. For questions, email us at bbqfestivalinfo@texasmonthly.com.
  • UPDATES: Follow this event on Facebook for real-time updates, including line up of food, music, and more.

Want to stay in the know about all things Texas BBQ and get special perks at Fest? Join TM BBQ Club. Join today!

BENEFITTING FEEDING TEXAS

Feeding Texas is the official beneficiary of TM BBQ Fest events. We’re proud to join the unified effort for a hunger-free Texas. Ticket sales will support donations to Feeding Texas and the network of food banks across the state, and additional contributions can be made on the Feeding Texas website.

MORE INFORMATION

For FAQs and details on all TM BBQ Fest happenings, visit TexasMonthly.com/TMBBQFEST.

Special thanks to our 2022 Weekend Sponsors!

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