BBQ Bash

September 23, 24, & 25, 2016


The Wildwood BBQ Bash is in it’s 12th year, and it is the granddaddy of all contests! Taking place at the Wildwood Town Center, this event will include eight categories over two days: Ribs, Brisket, Pork, Chicken, Pork Steak, Dessert, Chili and Chef’s Choice. There will be no onsite judging – All blind judging. There will also be an Iron Chef competition, live music, chicken wing eating contest, people’s choice, fireworks, and so much more. 

Also in attendance will be Steven Raichlen, the author of 15 cookbooks, including The Barbecue Bible,  and star of 3 television shows, including his latest - Steven Raichlen's Project Smoke. Tickets are on-sale for a private event with Steven scheduled for Friday, September 23rd.

The event is open to the public and free to attend. 
NO PETS ALLOWED 

PARKING

 
Shuttle buses are available from St. Louis Community College - Wildwood campus (2645 Generations Drive, Wildwood, 63040) during the following hours:

  • Friday - 5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
  • Saturday - 6:00 a.m. - Midnight
  • Sunday - 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 
**Please note, all times are approximate and subject to change.** 

Friday, September 23rd – 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

 
5:00 p.m. -- Event opens to the public
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. -- School of Rock 
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. -- Cree Rider Family Band 
9:30 - 10:45 p.m. -- Special event with Steven Raichlen (purchase tickets)

Saturday, September 24th – 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

 
10:00 a.m. - Event opens to the public
11:00 a.m. -- Opening Ceremonies
11:40 a.m. -- Nationwide Insurance Ice Cream Eating Contest
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. -- Presentation by Steven Raichlen (purchase tickets)
12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. -- Devine Performing Arts
12:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. -- Kingdom Brothers 
3:00 p.m. -- Nationwide Insurance Ice Cream Eating Contest
3:30 p.m. -- Iron Chef Contest Judging, in front of Main Stage
4:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. -- The Go Set 
5:00 p.m. -- Chicken Wing Eating Contest
8:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. -- 93.7 The BULL presents Parmalee 
9:45 p.m.* -- Fireworks Presented by Three French Hens - time may vary, but will start at conclusion of concert

Sunday, September 25th – 10:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 
10:00 a.m. -- Event opens to the public
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. -- People's Choice Competition, in front of Main Stage 
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. -- Funky Butt Brass Band
3:30 p.m. -- Awards 

For additional information, visit: http://www.bbqworldwide.com/