BBQ Beach Party
Phantom Gourmet to host 7th annual BBQ extraganza on City Hall Plaza
"The Biggest Rib-Fest on the East Coast!"
June 21-23, 2013
WHAT: The Phantom Gourmet BBQ Beach Party is one of the premiere rib fests in the nation, featuring the greatest barbecue teams in the world from Australia to Texas to Virginia, plus your favorite summer foods, beer gardens, tons of sand, and fun music. The Phantom Gourmet is proud to make a major contribution to the City of Boston.
Smokin' all weekend long: After work Friday. Pregame Saturday. Sunday Funday.
WHO: The most famous, award-winning pitmasters in the BBQ Business will be smokin' for three days in Downtown Boston, including Johnson's Bar-B-Que (Little Rock, Arkansas), Jack's Down Home Barbeque (Virginia), Aussom Aussie (Sydney, Australia), Willingham's World Champion Bar-B-Que (Memphis, TN), Texas Thunder (Texas Panhandle), Chicago BBQ Company (Chicago, IL), and Firefly's Bar-B-Que (Marlboro, MA). Plus, we're serving up all your favorite summer foods like ice cream, fried dough, Italian sausage sandwiches, boardwalk fries, slush, roasted corn, and Whoopie Pies.
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: Live music on the big stage, including Fast Times, Bear Fight, and Brian Richards. Saturday afternoon, watch the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Championship and Bruins' fan favorite Rene Rancourt sings the National Anthem. Sunday afternoon, the BBQ teams will compete for "Best Ribs" and "People's Choice" in the Rib Shack Red Cookoff.
WHERE: City Hall Plaza
One City Hall Square, Boston, MA
WHEN: Friday June 21 Noon-9:45pm
Saturday June 22 Noon-9:45pm
Sunday June 23 Noon-6:45pm
COST: Tickets are $5 in advance at PhantomGourmetBBQ.com and at AAA Branch Locations. Tickets will be $10 at the event.
MEDIA INQUIRIES: Email Tina Bucchiere, Director of Special Projects: firstname.lastname@example.org