The Big Apple Barbecue Block Party takes place one weekend each June in Madison Square Park and surrounding streets, attracting people from near and far to celebrate America’s authentic culinary and musical traditions.
Event admission is free, with award-winning barbecue from the country’s top pitmasters available for $9/plate. Live performances from emerging and established rock, blues and soul artists take place onstage throughout the day. This year’s Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, the 12th annual, will take place on Saturday and Sunday June 7-8 2014 from 11:00am to 6:00pm. More information can be found here: http://bigapplebbq.org