BBQ on the Bow  is an annually occurring Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS)  sanctioned BBQ Competition and outdoor festival taking place at the Montgomery Community Association (Shouldice Park) during Labour Day long week (September 2 & 3 2017).  The mission is to spread the love, passion and joy for “southern style” BBQ  while simultaneously  celebrating and promoting local products, businesses and musicians.  The BBQ on the Bow is free to attend and aims to provide something for all ages. 

EVENT INFORMATION

Dates: September 3 & 4th 2017

Location:  Montgomery Community Association / Shouldice Park (5003 16 Ave NW, Calgary)

Activities:

  • KCBS BBQ Competition (to enter as a competitor the online registration must be complete and $250 entry fee is required prior to the event. (Click here for more information)
  • Kids Q BBQ Competition (Kids Q registration must be completed online prior to the event and must be associated with a registered BBQ team. (Click here for more information)

Food Demonstrations

o   A variety of local food vendors/ bbq competitors will be teaching their secret recipes

Interact with BBQ Competitors

o   Learn more about the craft

o   Get random tips and advice

Live Music

o   September 3 2017, 11am – 7:30pm

o   September 4 2017, 11am – 5:00pm

*30 minute breaks between acts. See artists page for more details.

Beer Gardens

o   Open September 3 2017,  11am – 8:30pm

o   Open September 4 2017, 11am  – 6pm

Kids Zone

o   Children’s Playground

o   Face painting

o   Balloon animals

*hours to be listed on website closer to event

Food Trucks

o   Opportunity to purchase from BBQ food trucks and variety of other local vendors

Marketplace

o   A variety of companies will be on site selling merchandise