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March 16, 2016

Feast on barbecue favorites at Philly's BBQ Fest 2016

Update: The full list of participating vendors has been announced

Update, Thursday, June 2: The entire list of participating vendors has been announced. Find all 45 below.

Fans of ribs, pulled pork, brisket, burnt ends, wings and all things BBQ will want to keep July 30 free. A BBQ festival is coming to Citizens Bank Park with 45 vendors. Festival goers will be able to sample everything from classic BBQ staples to inventive foods like BBQ-inspired donuts:

The Pizza Wagon Catering Co.

Philly Fry

Dump N Roll

Li Ping Corn Co.

Nick's Roast Beef

PJ Whelihan's

Robek's Fresh Juices & Smoothies

T&N Homemade Kitchen

Whrley Pig

Fat Jacks BBQ

It's Butta Baby! BBQ

Undrgrnd Donuts

Pbon's Fresh Phood

Waffles Wedges

Grateful Philly 215

The Twisted Tail

Cuisine 365

Grilladelphia Gourmet

Philly Blind Pig BBQ

Bull's BBQ

Smokerhead BBQ

Bones and Bibs Swine Team

Au-Sams Trolley Stop

One Big Party BBQ

RöKT small batch BBQ

Break Time Mobile

Famous Dave's BBQ

Cricket Catering

Tom Tom Bob A Que

Harvest Hospitality Group, LLC

Brenner's BBQ and Catering

Elsarape Restaurant

Dickey's BBQ Pit

J-O's Family Catering

Hog Face

MnM Catering

Humpty's Dumplings

Larry's Backyard BBQ

The Pierogie Kitchen

The Phil'ling Station


Shoprite / Colligas Family Markets

Big Bad Wolf Barbeque

The Smokey Pint

Passanante's Home Food Services

Tickets for the summer festival are currently on sale.

There are two options for tickets: half rack or full rack. The half rack option is $50 per person and includes 10 BBQ samples, two Phillies tickets and an apron. The full rack choice is $75 and has added access to a VIP rooftop where there will be a cooking demo and an appearance by the Phillie Phanatic. Charlie Manuel, manager of the Phillies in 2008, will also be available for pictures in the VIP section, along with the World Series trophy.

Guests can buy sample vouchers at the event to eat more BBQ. Each sample voucher is $2.

To wash down all the food, there will be craft beers available for purchase.

A carnival game section and a rib-eating competition have been added

Philly's BBQ Fest

Saturday, July 30
Noon to 6 p.m. | $50-$75 per person
Citizens Bank Park
1 Citizens Bank Way