2012 GASTOWN BBQ & CHILI FESTIVAL
SEPTEMBER 1st & 2nd, 2012
LABOUR DAY LONG WEEKEND
Downtown Vancouver’s FIRST ever BBQ and Chili Festival!
Saturday, September 1, and Sunday, September 2, The Blarney Stone, and 11 other Gastown Restaurants, will be hosting a two-day, outdoor, block party and festival. The weekend will feature BBQ and Chili Competitions, Live Music, Pig Roast, and other events. A portion of the weekend’s BBQ and Chili sales will go directly to Athletics 4 Kids, a local charity that helps underprivileged kids participate in Sports.
Carrall Street, between Cordova Street and Water Street, will be shut down for the two days to make room for BBQs, Picnic Tables, Live Music Stage, Patios, and lots of people for fun in the sun!
The BBQ Competition will be held on Saturday and the Chili Competition on Sunday. Celebrity Judges, along with the General Public, will vote on their favourite flavours and recipes. The Celebration reaches is finale on Sunday Evening, with the awards being handed out during a Labour Day Luau Party hosted by the Blarney Stone, which includes a pig roast, Live Band and DJ. At the awards, a cheque, for funds raised over the weekend, will be presented to the Athletics 4 Kids Charity.
Don’t miss out on the fun!