Do you love BBQ? Here’s your chance to get your taste-buds satisfied. On behalf of the Lacey South Sound Chamber, welcome to the mouth-watering world of BBQ!

You are cordially invited to participate in the South Sound BBQ Festival!

DATE: Saturday, July 9, 2016
TIME: 10:00am – 5:00pm
LOCATION: Huntamer Park–Woodland Square Loop

The event will include a Backyard Joe’s BBQ cook off, Pro-Food Vendors from the South Sound area will showcase their BBQ talents, and a wide variety of Non-Food Vendors. Come enjoy live entertainment, outdoor games, fun contests and much more! Families are welcome and admission is FREE!

There will also be a Coors Light Sports Garden serving Beer from 12:00pm to 8:00pm. This is an easy-to-find location, off I-5, Exit in Lacey, Washington.

Sponsorship Menu

This is a great opportunity to advertise your business to nearly 15,000 people! The South Sound BBQ Festival brings together businesses, families, travelers and community members around the South Sound area. As a non-profit, sponsorship are a vital to sustaining a successful event. If you are interested in sponsoring this fun filled BBQ Festival, we have several options for you listed below!

  • Capital Sponsor
  • Rainier Sponsor
  • Cascade Sponsor
  • Puget Sound Sponsor
  • Recipe Book Sponsor
  • Sports Garden Sponsor

Each sponsor package includes different benefits, for further information in regards to the sponsorship options please feel free to email Blaine Land at

Vendor Information

If you are interested in having a booth space at the South Sound BBQ Festival we have two options for you! You may participate in the 6th Annual South Sound BBQ Festival as either a Non-Food Vendor or Pro-Food Vendor.

Non-Food Vendors cannot sell food, you may advertise your business and provide giveaways, but in order to sell retail you must pay an additional fee.

Pro-Food Vendors are approved by the Lacey South Sound Chamber to cook and sell products to the general public.

Backyard Joe’s Information

To be a participant in the Backyard Joe Contest you must register through Lacey South Sound Chamber. There are five categories to compete in: Beef Brisket, Pork Baby Back Ribs, Chicken Thighs, Seafood and an Open Category. The judging rules will follow general BBQ Association guidelines and the food will be judged on presentation, taste, flavor, texture and tenderness.

This is a great opportunity to show off your BBQ talents and win some bragging rights!

Please feel free to contact Lacey South Sound Chamber of Commerce about event information, application registration or any other inquires in regards to the 6th Annual South Sound BBQ Festival.

Phone: 360-491-4141


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