Welcome to King of the County BBQ Challenge & Music Festival


Live Music, BBQ Food, & Vendor Booths

This BBQ extravaganza and music oriented event is an all-in-one outdoor family festival, with live music, vendor booths, and of course, the best finger-lickin BBQ food around. 

Bring Dad to the festival for a fun and unique Father's Day experience! 

Join us Saturday for the KCBS BBQ Competition, and Sunday for our traditional hometown BBQ Challenge. 

KCBS BBQ Competition (Kansas City Barbecue Society)

We're excited to announce we've partnered with KCBS to bring you a KCBS sanctioned Backyard BBQ Competition with guaranteed prize money for 1st - 5th place. Festival attendees will be able to purchase individual rib tickets in order to sample and judge the BBQ contestants' delicious food and cast their vote for the People's Choice Rib Award.

Free Admission & Parking

The festival is held at Martinez Regional Shoreline Park in Martinez, California. 

Sat. June 16, 2018 from 10am-7pm

Sun. June 17, 2018 from 10am-5pm 

Music starts at 11am. 

BBQ Competition

See rules and regulations for more information

Vendor Price List

Contact Us

Better yet, see you there!

Saturday, June 16, 2018 10am-7pm

Sunday, June 17, 2018  10am-5pm 

King of the County BBQ Festival

Martinez Regional Shoreline Park

(925) 228-2345

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