Schedule of Events

Friday, September 29, 2017
Rockabilly Bash with the Hillbilly Hellcats!


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  • 6:30 PM doors open for Rockabilly Bash festivities
  • 7:00-7:45 PM Meatball Mash-up and Grillin’ Beans tasting
  • 8:00 PM all votes in for People’s Choice Meatball Mash-up and Grillin’ Beans Contests
  • 9:00 PM People’s Choice Awards Ceremony
  • 9:45 PM last call for alcohol
  • 10:00 PM festivities end for the evening

Saturday, September 30, 2017
KCBS Barbeque Competition and Festival


  • 8:00-10:00 AM Almost Home, Inc. fundraiser pancake breakfast (suggested donation of $8 for adults, $5 for kids under 12)
  • 11:00 AM Judges Meeting in judge’s area
  • 12:00 PM Festival opens to the public (FREE ADMISSION) with vendor booths, food trucks, live music by the Aristocats Band, specialty food sampling, kids’ fun zone with the Brighton Fire Rescue District Sparky Train, face painting, bounce house, and more!
  • 12:00 PM Chicken turn-in
  • 12:30 PM Pork ribs turn-in
  • 1:00 PM Pork butt/shoulder turn-in
  • 1:30 PM Beef brisket turn-in
  • 2:30-3:30 PM Battle of the Butts People’s Choice Tasting
  • 4:30 PM (approximately) Awards Ceremony
  • 5:00 PM Live Raffle for 2 prime seats to the Broncos vs. New England Patriots Game (on Sunday, November 12, 2017). Raffle tickets available on site both Friday and Saturday, as well as through Almost Home, Inc. All proceeds from raffle go directly to Almost Home, Inc. (need not be present to win)
  • 5:15 PM Last call for alcohol
  • 5:30 PM festivities end
  • 6:00 PM Lulu’s closes