More than 250 teams, led by barbecue aficionados, compete in the World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest. While most team tents are invitation-only, visitors can enjoy several public venues, including The Garden, Rockin’ Bar-B-Que Saloon and the Chuck Wagon. Plus, the carnival is open, for wild rides and fun games.
The Garden Stage, sponsored by Miller Lite, features some of the best up-and-coming and established artists in Texas country.
Including: Bri Bagwell, Rich O’Toole, Dirty River Boys, Kimberly Dunn, Junior Gordon, Cory Morrow, and Roger Creager
The Rockin’ Bar-B-Que Saloon also features live and DJ music, and has an outside patio for visitors to enjoy. Inside the saloon is the Chuck Wagon, where visitors can pick up their complimentary sliced brisket plate with chips and beans.
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ promotes agriculture by hosting an annual, family-friendly experience that educates and entertains the public, supports Texas youth, showcases Western heritage and provides year-round educational support within the community. Includes: Livestock and Horse Shows, Music And Concerts, Rodeo, Attractions and Activities.
Bikes on the Bayou celebrates motorcycles, bicycles and scooters in Eleanor Tinsley Park and along Allen Parkway. This all-inclusive festival will bring together all two-wheeled enthusiasts to celebrate music, culture and their riding communities. The three-day event will also provide motorcyclists the opportunity to participate in cruises throughout the festival space and secure overnight parking on festival grounds. Event organizers have meticulously chosen music acts for the festival with different genres to reset the mood each day.
Lineup includes these Texas artists and more: The Drugstore Gypsies, Ray Wiley Hubbard & Rich O’Toole