Do you love slow-cooked traditional BBQ? Well here’s your chance to get your taste buds satisfied. On behalf of the Lacey South Sound Chamber, we welcome all to the mouthwatering world of BBQ at the South Sound BBQ Festival in Lacey, WA!

On Saturday, July 7th at Huntamer Park there will be an assortment of pro-food vendors from around the South Sound who will be dishing up some of the tastiest BBQ treats & summertime favorites. There will be non-food vendors providing giveaways and handouts, live entertainment playing on the main stage, a chicken wing eating contest, and a fun-filled kids’ zone! You will be able to bring your family, friends, and even pets to this outdoor festival. There is free parking surrounding Woodland Square Loop (location of Huntamer Park), we recommend parking at the nearby building plaza’s.

As you can imagine, there will be a ton of activities taking place throughout this festival, so to summarize what to expect on July 7th at the South Sound BBQ Festival here are some exciting things to look forward to – Lacey Fire District #3 and Washington National Guard will be showcasing their fire engine and armored humvee. America’s Credit Union will be hosting their annual ultimate chicken wing eating contest (participants can be youth, teens, and adults). The Pacific Northwest BBQ Association will be judging a professional cook-off that includes pit masters from around the Northwest who will be competing for cash prizes as they rundown the clock to turn in their brisket, ribs, and chicken. There will be food trucks & food vendors who will be serving up pulled pork sliders, homemade baked beans, flavorful brats, traditional ice cream, iced coffee, and much more. The HUB at Ricardo’s will be the spot for our 21+ crowd who wants to grab a cold beer or sip a glass of wine.

The Chamber is very excited to host this festival. We are very appreciative for our partners, sponsors, participants, volunteers, and planning committee who have been working hard to throw one of Lacey’s biggest outdoor festivals. We are anxious to see thousands of people join us at Huntamer Park for food, music, games, and summertime festivities. For more information please visit or follow our event on Facebook (South Sound BBQ Festival). Don’t miss out on the finale of Lacey Days, you won’t be disappointed!

Admission is FREE for all.

DATE: Saturday, July 7th
TIME: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
LOCATION: Huntamer Park–Woodland Square Loop

There will also be a Beer Garden open for customers from 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm. This is an easy-to-find location, off I-5, Exit in Lacey, Washington.

Please feel free to contact Lacey South Sound Chamber of Commerce about event information, application registration or any other inquiries in regards to the 7th Annual South Sound BBQ Festival.

Phone: 360-491-4141


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