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Grill & Chill KC BBQ Champions - May 25-26



Bartlett Event Area in The Village
 May 25th & 26th | 11am to 5pm

Head to Big Bear Lake for Memorial Weekend and enjoy the Grill & Chill, a FREE event for guests of all ages to enjoy! Featuring a sanctioned Kansas City BBQ State Championship Competition with more than 30 teams competing for a $10,000 prize purse, the G&C is two days packed full of entertainment.

*  BBQ, BBQ and more BBQ  *
*  Live Music  *
*  Craft Beer, Wine and Cocktail Garden  *
*  Kids Dino Land  *
* Artisan Marketplace  *

Get Your Grill Master VIP Tickets Here

NEW FOR 2019:

  • The ultimate G&C music line-up for your enjoyment! More in the works with a big surprise teaser... check back soon.

  • Izon Eden - Sat & Sun @ 12pm Blue Henry's - Sunday @ 2:15pm

  • Dinosaurs are on the loose in Big Bear! An out-of-this-world prehistoric land where kids of all ages can experience Dino Encounters... ride a Triceratops, take a selfie with Rocky the T-Rex, dig for fossils or enjoy an interactive show. This will be one not to miss!

    • Smoke like a Grill Master! Early entry at 10 to enjoy mimosas and music before the public comes in at 11, dedicated GM lines for beers and cocktails, first-in-line privilege for your favorite BBQ, concierge service and more. Tickets are limited for this special access; get yours now before they sell out! GRILL MASTER TICKETS

    • Hitch a free ride! Dedicated shuttles from select parking lots will be running all day long... why walk when you can ride? Check back soon for the route and schedule. 

      Book your vacation now at,
      your exclusive cabin rental at Cool Cabins
      or check out our Special BBQ Promos.

      WHO'S WHO

      Deep Forest Designs 

      Let There Be Collars

      Color Kissable Lips
      Soaring Swine Acres
      The Leggings Girl
      Coolest Coolers
      Real Time Pain Relief

      Enzo's Kettle Corn
      Kona Ice
      Big Bear Beef Jerky
      CroomDogs Catering
      Sister My Sister Bakery
      The Nut Stash

      Fat BarB-Q Fabrication
      Big Green Egg
      Keller Williams
      Big Bear Cabin Check
      Cool Cabins

      Bear Valley Community Hospital
      First Aid Station
      KTLA "Ask An Anchor"

      For Cooking Teams - Register Here

       For Artisan Marketplace Booths - 
      2019 Vendor Fact Sheet.pdf

      For Sponsorship Opportunities - Sponsorship Menu 2019.pdf

      We Love Our Volunteers!

      If you want to enjoy this event behind-the-scenes and get some FREE BBQ,
      check this out: Call for Sizzlin' Volunteers.pdfthen join here: Volunteer Sign Up.

      We Love & Thank Our Sponsors Too!




      Register Online

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