FAQ

WHEN?
Friday, April 17th - Closed To The Public
SATURDAY, APRIL 18th: MAIN EVENT 11am - 6pm
WHAT?
The Interstate BBQ Festival is a fun, family event that celebrates everything BBQ! 
WHERE?
Washington County Agricultural Education Center - Hagerstown, MD
Physical Address (Click To See On Map):
7313 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro, MD 21713
 
WHY?
1. Because BBQ is Awesome
2. To Raise Money for Awesome Local Charities
3. Because BBQ is Awesome
WHO & HOW?

 

2020 Ticket Prices/Inclusions:   TBA

Tickets On Sale December 15th, 2020

*Saturday Admission - $10 at the gate (11am - 6pm)


Entry Time - 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM - Includes free parking, festival entry, live music, free games, and an overall fun and secure environment. Discounted Advance Ticket Options Available. 

*BBQ Samples Are NOT Included In General Admission Price - They are $10 Extra

KIDS 12 & UNDER ARE FREE!
Entry Time – Saturday 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM - There will be games, balloon twisting, face painting, bounce houses, *pony rides, a barrel train, and more – FREE ENTRY for Kids 12 & Under - *Pony rides require a small fee.

*Food, Beer, etc. will be available for purchase inside the event.

Can I Sample the BBQ?
YES! The People's Choice Competition allows for the general public to decide whose BBQ is best! CLICK HERE FOR RULES & DETAILS
 
Can I compete?
It is open to anyone to complete. Registration opens November 22nd.
 
What activities are there?
Aside from the outstanding LIVE MUSIC All Day - For Adults there is a Cornhole Tournament, Free Play Games Including Cornhole & Giant Jenga, dozens of vendors, and More!  CLICK HERE For Kids Zone Activities!
 
What about ATM's, Restrooms, EMS, Handicap, etc.?
There WILL be an ATM at this event.
There will be PLENTY of portable restrooms available.
County Medical Transport EMS will be on site.
The Venue is Handicap Accessible
What about Hotels?
There are several hotels within a 15 miles radius. Use Antietam National Battlefield as a distance guide (we are less than 2 miles from there)
What about Parking?
Parking is FREE for all ticket holders and there is more than enough parking on site.
What can I bring inside?
You CAN bring lawn chairs and blankets. Dogs are permitted at this event provided they are leashed and picked up after.
You CANNOT Bring: outside food/drink (water okay), tents, weapons, large coolers, alcohol, noise-makers.