Write On Rubee

An Arizona-based food, beverage and travel writer since 2008,  I launched this website in 2015 to document my culinary adventures, beverage escapades, gardening endeavors, and travel in the Phoenix area and beyond.  Also find a comprehensive calendar of Phoenix-area food and drink-related events on my Events page.

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Great American Barbecue and Beer Festival

  • Dr. AJ Chandler Park 178 East Commonwealth Avenue Chandler, AZ, 85225 United States (map)

Professionally produced by HDE Agency, the 9th annual Great American Barbecue & Beer Festival returns to downtown Chandler on Saturday, March 24, 2018 and will feature more than 40 BBQ Pitmasters from local, regional and national restaurants and BBQ competition teams. beer, wine and spirit selections.

New and improved experience this year include two added stages, live cooking demos, art installations, themed bars with interactive games, creative cocktails, mechanical bull riding competition, local community entertainment, eating competition, march madness lounge, expanded kids zone, and the return of the Corral zone and VIP area for country music fans and guests looking to elevate their festival experience.

TICKETING OPTIONS start at $15 for Early Bird tickets GA, discount tickets for Veterans and Military, and VIP tickets $75-$175  www.chandlerbbq.com Kids 12 and under free.

Earlier Event: March 24
Flavors of the West Culinary Festival
Later Event: March 24
Tequila Throwdown at La Hacienda