IN PICTURES: A lot of smokin’ at the Long Beach BBQ Festival

BBQ extravaganza featuring live entertainment from local bands, a smokin’ food court, cantinas, arts and crafts. Fiery chicken, pulled pork, tri-tip, pork ribs, sausages and sides Award-winning national BBQ pitmasters will make their way to the festival to battle it out against local barbecue gurus for a grand title for the Best BBQ and a People’s Choice Favorite.

 

Ross Baker enjoys a cigar and BBQ at the Long Beach BBQ Festival, at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach. The BBQ extravaganza the runs August 17th -19th, featured live entertainment from local bands, a smokin’ food court, cantinas, arts and crafts, a children’s area games and a dance floor. Saturday, August 18, 2018.
Photo by Stephen Carr / For The Long Beach Post

Cornell Simon A.K.A. ” Big C ” of Porky-N-Beans, tends to the grill at the Long Beach BBQ Festival, at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach. The BBQ extravaganza the runs August 17th -19th, featured live entertainment from local bands, a smokin’ food court, cantinas, arts and crafts, a children’s area games and a dance floor. Saturday, August 18, 2018.
Photo by Stephen Carr / For The Long Beach Post

Michael Jackson impersonator REMJ performs at the Long Beach BBQ Festival, at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach. The BBQ extravaganza the runs August 17th -19th, featured live entertainment from local bands, a smokin’ food court, cantinas, arts and crafts, a children’s area games and a dance floor. Saturday, August 18, 2018.
Photo by Stephen Carr / For The Long Beach Post

The Long Beach BBQ Festival, at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach. The BBQ extravaganza the runs August 17th -19th, featured live entertainment from local bands, a smokin’ food court, cantinas, arts and crafts, a children’s area games and a dance floor. Saturday, August 18, 2018.
Photo by Stephen Carr / For The Long Beach Post

The Long Beach BBQ Festival, at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach. The BBQ extravaganza the runs August 17th -19th, featured live entertainment from local bands, a smokin’ food court, cantinas, arts and crafts, a children’s area games and a dance floor. Saturday, August 18, 2018.
Photo by Stephen Carr / For The Long Beach Post

The Long Beach BBQ Festival, at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach. The BBQ extravaganza the runs August 17th -19th, featured live entertainment from local bands, a smokin’ food court, cantinas, arts and crafts, a children’s area games and a dance floor. Saturday, August 18, 2018.
Photo by Stephen Carr / For The Long Beach Post

Mobil Zoo of Southern California at the Long Beach BBQ Festival, at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach. The BBQ extravaganza the runs August 17th -19th, featured live entertainment from local bands, a smokin’ food court, cantinas, arts and crafts, a children’s area games and a dance floor. Saturday, August 18, 2018.
Photo by Stephen Carr / For The Long Beach Post

Lines of hungry people at the Long Beach BBQ Festival, at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach. The BBQ extravaganza the runs August 17th -19th, featured live entertainment from local bands, a smokin’ food court, cantinas, arts and crafts, a children’s area games and a dance floor. Saturday, August 18, 2018.
Photo by Stephen Carr / For The Long Beach Post

The Long Beach BBQ Festival, at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach. The BBQ extravaganza the runs August 17th -19th, featured live entertainment from local bands, a smokin’ food court, cantinas, arts and crafts, a children’s area games and a dance floor. Saturday, August 18, 2018.
Photo by Stephen Carr / For The Long Beach Post

The Long Beach BBQ Festival, at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach. The BBQ extravaganza the runs August 17th -19th, featured live entertainment from local bands, a smokin’ food court, cantinas, arts and crafts, a children’s area games and a dance floor. Saturday, August 18, 2018.
Photo by Stephen Carr / For The Long Beach Post

Kory Miller of Smokeyrubinson.com teaches a BBQ class during the Long Beach BBQ Festival, at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach. Kory teaches BBQ classes in Long beach. The BBQ extravaganza the runs August 17th -19th, featured live entertainment from local bands, a smokin’ food court, cantinas, arts and crafts, a children’s area games and a dance floor. Saturday, August 18, 2018.
Photo by Stephen Carr / For The Long Beach Post

The Replicas Music and Variety Band perform a the Long Beach BBQ Festival, at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach. The BBQ extravaganza the runs August 17th -19th, featured live entertainment from local bands, a smokin’ food court, cantinas, arts and crafts, a children’s area games and a dance floor. Saturday, August 18, 2018.
Photo by Stephen Carr / For The Long Beach Post

Meat spins on the Hawaiian Dancing BBQ, at the Long Beach BBQ Festival, at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach. The BBQ extravaganza the runs August 17th -19th, featured live entertainment from local bands, a smokin’ food court, cantinas, arts and crafts, a children’s area games and a dance floor. Saturday, August 18, 2018.
Photo by Stephen Carr / For The Long Beach Post

The Long Beach BBQ Festival, at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach. The BBQ extravaganza the runs August 17th -19th, featured live entertainment from local bands, a smokin’ food court, cantinas, arts and crafts, a children’s area games and a dance floor. Saturday, August 18, 2018.
Photo by Stephen Carr / For The Long Beach Post

The Long Beach BBQ Festival, at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach. The BBQ extravaganza the runs August 17th -19th, featured live entertainment from local bands, a smokin’ food court, cantinas, arts and crafts, a children’s area games and a dance floor. Saturday, August 18, 2018.
Photo by Stephen Carr / For The Long Beach Post

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