Grill & Chill

The Big Bear Lake “Grill and Chill” will see you in 2021!

The Big Bear Grill & Chill returns this Memorial Weekend and it's bigger and better than ever! In addition to some returning crowd favorites, we will be welcoming our first international competition team all the way from Australia! With more ways to grill, more ways to chill, and more ways to participate, this year will be our biggest and best to date – YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS IT!

Festival Details

Big Bear Grill and Chill is FREE for All to Attend with Entertainment and Activities for ALL AGES!

  • Sanctioned KC BBQ State Championship Competition featuring top pit-masters and their teams competing for a $10,000 prize purse. Samples and full portions will be available to the public from our People’s Choice competitors on both days.
  • Beer/Wine Garden
  • Live music both days
  • BBQ and Food Related Vendors
  • Kids Play Area
  • Sunday will feature a Cornhole Tournament, OVC challenge course, and long toss. Players can compete to win cash and prizes!
  • And more to be announced!

What Happened in 2019

Chill out and enjoy BBQ!