H-E-B and the McAllen Chamber invite you to be part of the 6th annual “Sizzling in the Tropics” BBQ Cook-off and “Craft Cocktails Showcase,” scheduled for Friday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 22 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. at the McAllen Chamber of Commerce, 1200 Ash Ave., McAllen, TX.
New this year, the night before the BBQ Cook-off Competition, on Friday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m., we will have a “Craft Cocktails Showcase,” featuring our local bars & grills mixing up the cocktails their eateries are famous for. H-E-B will also showcase some of its Best of H-E-B Food & Wine. We will also have live entertainment from some of our local talent!
On Saturday, April 22 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m., thirty-five cooking teams will be competing for the best Ribs, Brisket, Pulled Pork, Chicken, Beans, and Pan de Campo. The teams will also compete in Showmanship and a People’s Choice Award. The Grand Champion team will receive a $500 cash prize. The BBQ Cook-off also includes live bands, a beer garden, a car show with the South Texas MOPAR and the South Texas Jeeps Car Clubs, with all classic makes and models invited to participate.
COST TO ATTEND:
$35 Two-Day Pass – includes the “Craft Cocktails Showcase” on Friday, and the BBQ Competition on Saturday with All-You-Can-Sample from all 35 teams, Live Entertainment, Car Show, Beverages and Beer Garden
$20 One-Day Pass – includes the BBQ Competition All-You-Can-Sample from all 35 teams.
$20 One-Day Pass – includes the “Craft Cocktails Showcase.” (for 21 and over only, please)
Kids 10 and under eat free at the BBQ Cook-off. Sponsors of the “Sizzling in the Tropics” BBQ Competition include H-E-B, L&F Distributors-Budweiser and The Monitor.
For more information, please contact Gerry Garcia at the Chamber at 682-2871.