The MD BBQ Bash has been voted as one of the best events 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 Oct. 14, 2022 from 4 – 10 p.m. and Oct. 15, 2022 from 12 – 10 p.m. This is a rain or shine event.
All applicants must submit payment with their application. In the event of your application not being accepted, your application fee will be refunded.
Only space is provided. All accepted vendors must provide their own equipment and material.
Check-in begins Thursday, Oct. 13 from 6 – 9 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 14 from 8 – 11 a.m. Setup is Friday, Oct. 14 in the morning, and Health Department inspections begin at 10 a.m. All setup must be completed by 12 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, and all vehicles must be removed.
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.