The MD BBQ Bash has been voted the “Best Event in Harford County” by readers of the Baltimore Sun and attracts an estimated 35,000 attendees over our 2 days. We seek the best food vendors to serve our patrons and aim for a diverse mix of offerings.
The MD State BBQ Bash will take place on Friday, August 11 from 4pm – 10pm and Saturday, August 12 from 12pm – 10pm. This is a rain or shine event.
All applicants must submit payment with their application.
Only space is provided. All accepted vendors must provide their own equipment and material.
Setup is Friday morning, August 11th and Health Department inspections begin at 10am.
All applications are due on Monday, May 1st.
To serve any barbecue products we require the vendor to also compete in the State Championship KCBS contest in all 4 categories and we expect them to be competitive in the contest.
All vendors must be open for the duration of the event (both days).
To be considered for the MD State BBQ Bash, please complete the application below. All applications will be reviewed by a panel to provide a diverse mix to our visitors.
Applications for the 2018 BBQ Bash will open in February 2018.