Washington, D.C.'s Safeway Barbecue Battle is a two-day celebration of community and BBQ along Historic Pennsylvania Avenue. Teams and restaurants from across the U.S. compete for cash and prizes as well as the coveted title of National BBQ Champion. The event also features multiple bands across three stages, cooking demonstrations, wine and food tastings, beverage gardens and athletic activities. Billed as one of the nation's top BBQ events, this is a food and fun-filled festival for the whole family.
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