Dowagiac BBQ Competition and Festival | Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council

Dowagiac BBQ Competition and Festival

Event published by Greater Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce

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Jul 14, 2023
10:00am - 5:00pm

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Join us for our Summer Festival and DOE-WAH-JACK BAR-BEE-QUE 

JULY 14  |  12 pm to 9 pm

JULY 15  |  10 am to 5 pm

Downtown Dowagiac just got hotter! Introducing a new event during our annual summer festival: DOE-WAH-JACK BAR-BEE-QUE. A barbecue competition will feature a professional and an amateur division.

This community celebration is a family friendly event, featuring music and dance, children’s interactive entertainment, games and rides, and food trucks. Families can browse summer sales at retail specialty shops, and the booths of artisans, community organizations and commercial vendors.

To know more about the competition contact: Matt Money at or if you want to be a food or street vendor.

Contact: Matt Money


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