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Posted in , on 16 April 2016, by , 0 Comments

Music is an integral piece of this spirited event, with buzz-worthy bands performing continuously Saturday & Sunday on the main stage in Madison Square Park. Live performances are free and open to all guests.

The 2016 music lineup drops early May. Check back soon for full details.

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Posted in , on 2 April 2015, by , 0 Comments

The Big Apple Barbecue Block Party is the nation’s largest culinary and music festival dedicated to the best in barbecue. The free, weekend-long event is set in the heart of New York City. Each year, hundreds of thousands of guests flock to the festival to enjoy mouthwatering ’cue from the world’s most celebrated Chefs and Pitmasters.

Founded in 2002 by Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group, the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party has evolved from a single-street affair on 27th Street to a large scale annual festival that stretches across a handful of city blocks in and around Madison Square Park. In addition to all the wonderful sites, smells, tastes, and sounds, guests can feel good about the event’s charitable mission, with proceeds benefitting the Madison Square Park Conservancy. Since inception, over $1.3 million has been donated to MSPC  to support its beautiful gardens, amenities, and world-class art and civic programming.

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Posted in , on 9 February 2015, by , 0 Comments

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Looking Back - The 2015 Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, by the numbers...

Pounds of Ribs
Pounds of Pork
Gallons of Beer & Wine
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