Celebrate Big Apple Barbecue – The Ultimate Guide for 2024

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Summer is just around the corner and what could be better than enjoying delicious food outdoors? In New York City there are many food festivals, it smells like food all around the city. One of these festivals is Celebrate Big Apple Barbecue in the heart of Manhattan. In this article, you will find all the information you need to know. Have fun reading & enjoy it!

What is Celebrate Big Apple Barbecue?

Celebrate Big Apple Barbecue is a Food Festival that brings friends and neighbors together to celebrate great grilled food in New York City. Regional Chefs and Pitmasters will serve mouthwatering barbecue in a beautiful location in Manhattan.

Proceeds from ticket sales for this event will go to the Madison Square Park Conservancy. This non-profit organization handles all events and preservation of Madison Square Park.

When does the Big Apple Barbecue take place?

The Celebrate Big Apple Barbecue 2024 takes place on Monday, June 10. Early Access is at 5:30 PM, the General Admission starts at 6:30 PM.

Where does Big Apple Barbecue take place?

This year the Big Apple Barbecue is back to where it began: Madison Square Park in the heart of Manhattan.

The closest subway stations are 23 St (lines N, Q, R, W, 4 & 6) and 28 St (4 & 6).

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Which restaurants will participate?

More than 20 restaurants will participate in this year’s Big Apple Barbecue. These are some examples:

  • Blue Smoke
  • Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
  • Handsome Devol
  • Hudson Smokehouse
  • Pig Beach BBQ
  • Pure Grit BBQ
  • Shake Shack
  • The Meat Hook

For the complete list of restaurants and tickets check out the official website of Celebrate Big Apple Barbecue.

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