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2019 Mohegan Sun Casino’s BBQ Fest Schedule

June 1 - June 2

2019 Mohegan Sun Casino's BBQ Fest

Bring your bib because it’s time to get messy with some savory, smoldering barbecue during Sun BBQ Fest at Mohegan Sun on June 1st and 2nd, returns with its signature wing and rib challenges, food trucks, live music and a fireworks extravaganza on Saturday night.

The Sun BBQ Fest celebrates the best in barbecue with lots of food, cold beer, hand-crafted cocktails and live music! Guests can enjoy full plate vending from nationally-acclaimed BBQ teams, sample small bites in the People’s Choice competition or participate in the annual Wing & Rib competitions. Sun BBQ Fest also features a KCBS sanctioned barbecue competition with over 50 teams. Over the two days, over $25,000 will be given out in prize money!

All food & drink items must be paid for with Mohegan Sun food & beverage tickets ($1 denominations) that can be purchased at any cashier. An ATM will be available inside the winter bus lobby.

Tickets on sale through the Mohegan Sun Box Office & at the door the day of the event.

One Day Ticket: $5 a day per person (does not include food & beverage)
Two Day Ticket: $8 per person (does not include food & beverage)
Kids 6 & under: FREE

$1 food & beverage tickets available at the event.

2019 Mohegan Sun Casino’s BBQ Fest Schedule:

Saturday, June 1st: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm

  • 11:00am: Festival Opens!
  • Noon – 2:30pm: Rib Challenge in the Judge’s Tent. $5 for 5 Ribs. Text to vote!
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm: Myron Mixon Demo
  • 3:00pm – 4:00pm: Myron Mixon Demo
  • 6:00pm – 8:30pm: Wing Challenge in the Judge’s Tent. $5 for 5 wings. Text to vote!
  • 9:05pm: Wing/Rib Winners announced on Main Stage
  • 9:15pm: Fireworks presented by Liberty Bank
  • 10:00pm: Festival Closes

Sunday, June 2nd: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • 11:00am: Festival Opens!
  • 4:00pm: KCBS Awards on Main Stage
  • 5:00pm: Festival Closes

Fireworks will be on Saturday, June 1st at approximately 9:15pm. (There is not a rain date. In the case of inclement weather, the fireworks will be canceled. That announcement would be made by 2pm.)


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Mohegan Sun
1 Mohegan Sun Blvd
Uncasville, CT 06382 United States
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