BBQ & BEER

BIG BOLD BBQ !

SOME OF THE BEST IN THE U.S. !

We bring in some of the biggest, best and most impressive BBQ vendors from around the country.  You’ll be able to see, smell and tasted the best from around the US.  (We’re also hosting the US Steak Cooking Championships onsite – See below.)

You’ll see different styles of BBQ smoking throughout the day.  All are popular, so you’ll want to set some time aside to choose your favorite.  

There are other, non-BBQ vendors onsite, so if meat isn’t your thing, no worries.

 

CRAFT BEERS !

ONSITE, ONTAP & COLD  

 

New Belgium Beers will be featured at the Saratoga Balloon and BBQ Festival. 

NEW YORK STEAK CHAMPIONSHIPS

The BEST steak cooking teams throughout NY will compete at the festival, vying for the coveted Best In NY Championship, sanctioned by the Steak Cookoff Association of America!

A panel of trained judges will determine the best steak, crowning the 2021 champion at the festival.  The steaks cooked by these elite teams are (sadly) not available to the public, but you can cheer them on as you visit the festival.

WANT TO COMPETE?  CLICK HERE.

The competition is sanctioned and governed by the Steak Cookoff Association of America.