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2014 BBQ Festival by the Lake at Liberty, Indiana

Take a day trip on Saturday or Sunday, May 3 or 4th to the fun BBQ Festival By The Lake at Liberty, Indiana. Liberty is about an hour and 1/2 drive from downtown Indianapolis. The exact address to put in your GPS is 3801 W. Old Dunlapsville Rd. Lots of activities are planned. This event is the 1st stop on the points trail for the 2014 Hoosier BBQ Cup.

The schedule of Events for the weekend:

Saturday

9:00 am
BBQ Festival Opens
Flag Raising Ceremony Begins
Antique Tractor Show Opens
Food Booths Open
Craft Fair Opens
Merchandise Vendors Open
Carnival Opens
Garden Tractor Weigh Ins Begin
Civil War Unit Opens for Visitors

10:00 am
Garden Tractor Pulling Begins
Live Music Begins (& continues throughout the day)

12:00 pm (Noon)
KCBS Meat Inspections for BBQ Contest Begins

4:00 pm
Flag Retirement Ceremony Begins

6:00 pm
KCBS Cooks’ Meeting Begins - in Praise Auditorium

9:00 pm
Flag Lowering Ceremony Begins

Festival Closes for the Evening

Sunday

9:00 am
BBQ Festival Opens
Flag Raising Ceremony Begins
Antique Tractor Show Opens
Food Booths Open
Craft Fair Opens
Merchandise Vendors Open
Car/Truck Show Registration Opens
Civil War Unit Opens for Visitors

10:00 am
Church Services Begin (in the Yellow Meeting House)

10:30 am
KCBS Judges Registration Begins (in Praise Auditorium)

11:30 am
Live Music Begins (& continues throughout the day)

12:00 pm (Noon)
KCBS BBQ Contest Judging Begins
Open BBQ Class Judging Begins

12:00 pm - Chicken
12:30 pm - Pork Ribs
01:00 pm - Pork
01:30 pm - Beef Brisket
02:00 pm - BBQ Sauce
02:30 pm - Anything But
03:00 pm - Showmanship
04:00 pm - Awards Ceremony

12:30 pm
Car Show Registration Ends
Car Show Judging Begins

03:00 pm
Car Show Awards Ceremony Begins
BBQ Judging Concludes

04:00 pm
BBQ Contest Awards are Presented (In Praise Auditorium)

5:00 pm
Festival Closes