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Smoked Dallas, one of Texas’ best BBQ Festivals, is next week!


There’s not much need to pack up the pick-up to truck out to Austin for BBQ this month when you can just head to downtown Dallas next weekend instead.

Smoked Dallas rolls back into town BBQ Saturday, September 21 at2 p.m., where the annual BBQ festival will roll blue smoke clouds across downtown Dallas’ Main Street Garden (1902 Main St.). Some of Texas’ top pit masters will be smoking and serving at the event, which brings ‘cue, music, armadillo races, a mechanical bull and beer under blue skies and breezes.

General Admission passes to the event are $50 (in advance) and allow for entry into the festival at 1p.m. They include three hours of complimentary BBQ tastings, live music entertainment and games. 

So who’s slated to be cooking (and serving you great bbq) for just $50?

BBQ on the Brazos, Black’s Barbecue, Bodacious BBQ, Mobberly, Cattleack Barbeque, Evie Mae’s Pit Barbeque, Ferris Wheeler’s BBQ, Heim Barbecue, Hurtado Barbecue, Hutchins BBQ, Kreuz Market, Lockhart Smokehouse, Louie Mueller Barbecue, Meat Church, Micklethwait Craft Meats, Panther City BBQ, Roegels Barbecue Co., Schmidt Family Barbecue. Smoke Sessions Barbecue, Tejas Chocolate & BBQ, and Zavala’s Barbecue.

General Admission Children’s Passes (ages six to twelve) are $14; kids under five get in free.  VIP Passes to the event are $96 (in advance) and allow for entry into the festival at 12 p.m. for an extra hour of exclusive BBQ tastings plus two complimentary drink coupons, access to the premium VIP area with a VIP bar, VIP restrooms, and premium stage views. Pick up some tickets here.

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