The Tri City BBQ Fest is the signature tourism event for Denison and Crawford County, Iowa and is one of the premier food and music festivals in the region. The festival pits three nearby metros in a battle for the best barbeque, all taking place among the historic streets of Uptown Denison!

The Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned event welcomes competitors from Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; Sioux City, Iowa and beyond. A special “Best Metro” trophy will crown one of our 3 neighbors the victor, while visitors enjoy a wide variety of delicious smoked food, Iowa craft beer and fiery entertainment.

Download your 2019 team application now!