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.

2023 Food Vendors

2023 Food Vendors TBA!

Food Trucks
Friday, 10/13

Saturday, 10/14

Event Details

The MD State BBQ Bash will take place Oct. 13, 2023 from 4 – 10 p.m. and Oct. 14, 2023 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. 12 from 6 – 9 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 13 from 8 – 11 a.m. Setup is Friday, Oct. 13 in the morning, and Health Department inspections begin at 10 a.m. All setup must be completed by 12 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, 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.

Application Details

    First Name

    Last Name

    Business Name

    Phone Number


    Street Address



    Zip Code

    Have you been a Food Vendor at the MD State BBQ Bash in the past? Please check all appropriate boxes.

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    Will you be selling any form of BBQ (chicken, ribs, pork, or brisket):

    If so, what is your BBQ Competition Team Name:

    Please select one of the following options

    By entering your name below you certify that your entire set-up will completely fit within the space dimensions paid for. Absolutely nothing is permitted outside your paid dimensions.

    Please provide a picture or diagram of your set up and details of your menu

    Please provide references for at least 3 past events vended. (required)

    Additional comments


    I hereby release the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, host of MD State BBQ Bash, its employees and volunteers from all responsibility in the event of a personal injury, or loss, damage or theft of merchandise.

    Please submit an electronic signature by typing your name below.