Beginning at noon on Saturday, September 16th, a modest $5 entry fee will get you into all of the festivities including:

  • Cooking demonstrations by area chefs
  • Pirate story time, candy treasure hunt, and a build your own pirate costumes, and inflatables for the kids!
  • Beer and more beer for the adults!
  • Take a swim, we won’t stop you.
  • Watch the Backyard Burger Brawl as it happens.
  • The Steak Cookoff Association presents an official steak competition.
  • Sample delicious BBQ turned in by our Kansas City BBQ Society Professionals and vote on your favorites!
  • See the rigs of top caliber KCBS BBQ teams, including several who are at the top of the team of the year leaderboard!
  • Many other fun things that we haven’t even thought of yet!

All of this takes place directly on Table Rock Lake at the Port of Kimberling Marina and Campground.  You don’t want to miss it!


11 comments on “
  1. Ron D says:

    If we come by boat are there slips available?

  2. bradl99 says:

    The Port says that there is a courtesy dock located right at the campground boat ramp that can be used. If this is full there are 50+ slips located further back in the cove. From here, you can get a golf cart ride around to the event.

    Spread the word!

  3. Marsha Petersen says:

    Please clarify event dates. It is listed as 9/19 and 9/20 one place; another indicates 9/13. We are visiting your area and would like to visit, but unclear as to dates and times.

  4. Kenisha says:

    Is it 5 dollars for each person including children

  5. Toby smih says:

    Where do we find the results for the peoples choice?

  6. Ryan Hardie says:

    Do you have a tentative schedule for this year yet? I see the dates are Sept 17-18. Thanks

    • bradl99 says:

      Nothing set in stone, but the general agenda will be the same as the last 2 years. Cooking demos throughout the day on Saturday, hamburger competition early Saturday afternoon, people’s choice tasting mid afternoon, beer, bands, kids activities all day, etc…

      Sunday will be the turn-ins for the main KCBS competition starting at noon.

  7. Gene Shipman says:

    What bands are playing and at what times ? Thanks

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