BBQ Battle 31st Annual Presented by Giant Foods on June 24 - 25th 2023 in Washington DC Logo
Born in the '90s


music festival

is back for its 31st year!

Back for its 31st year!
BBQ Battle 31st Annual Presented by Giant Foods on June 24 - 25th 2023 in Washington DC Logo


Join us for a totally rad 2-day 90s themed food & music festival!

Eat your way down Historic Pennsylvania Avenue by sampling over 100 of your favorite brands while getting jiggy with the hottest beats from one of four entertainment stages. You’ll be on nostalgia overload –
reliving the 90s with throwback activities, neon everything, and classic hairstyles.

JUNE 24TH & 25TH, 2023

Historic Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, DC

(between 3rd & 7th streets)

Disclaimer: Pets, outside food, personal chairs, skates, bikes, & scooters not permitted.

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    Nostalgia Overload:

    Get down with our amazing 90s music lineup
    that’ll have you reminiscing about your walkman days!

    bring the whole family
    for a blast from the past!

    This year’s event features 90s-inspired activities, games, crafts & more!

    Face Painting

    Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

    Monumental Sports Zone

    BMX Team

    BBoys Breaking Team

    graffiti artist MEME

    Bug out on BBQ

    Dig into samples from your favorite
    Giant brands and binge on BBQ that’s

    Finger-Licking Good


    Buy 2 participating products and receive a

    Buy 1, Get 1 Ticket Offer

    See Giant Store for Details


    Saturday, June 24th
    11 AM - 9 PM

    Sunday, June 25th
    11 AM - 7 PM


    BBQ Battle takes place along Pennsylvania and Constitution Avenues between 3rd and 7th Street.

    Follow your nose for parking (signs will be posted) or take the GREEN or YELLOW metro line to the event.


    A short walk from the event site, the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill is the easiest way to get jiggy with all the BBQ Battle happenings!


    Want the 411 on this year’s 90s-inspired BBQ Battle? From contests to entertainment, we’ve got the scoop.

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