Annual Event, BBQ & Fly-in, Craft Beer, Experience

BBQ & Fly-in on the River

AUGUST 14-15, 2020

Smoke Em’ If You Got Em’

Whether you spell it BBQ, Barbeque or Barbecue, it’s the taste of America and the BBQ & Fly-In on the River is coming back to the streets of Historic Downtown Excelsior Springs for its 20th year!

Mark your calendars and join us Friday, August 14th and Saturday, August 15th while 72 BBQ Teams compete to take home the trophy! This year’s annual competition will feature some of the top pitmasters in the nation battling it out in the rugged competition, the aromas of meat filling the air, great music, food, beer, cornhole tournaments, a BBQ Calcutta and so much more! It’s promising fun for the entire family!

2019 Contest Winners!

Grand Champion:
Reserve Grand Champion:
Bloody Mary:

Boomerang BBQ
913 BBQ
Gettin’ Basted
913 BBQ
Boomerang BBQ
4 Legs Up
Valley Oaks Steak Co.
Man Meat BBQ
Bomerang BBQ
Valley Oaks Steak Co.