Outdoor Burn Area

Outdoor Barbecue Exhibitors & Tailgate Grilling Demo Area

Check out the latest barbecue grills and smokers in action throughout show in the outdoor burn area. Be sure to visit the special outdoor demo area during the Tailgate party on Thursday, March 6 from 5:00pm to 6:30pm and enjoy some savory samples from the outdoor chefs. A list of the exhibitors participating in the demo area and cooking throughout the burn area can be picked up in the registration area.

HPBA Sports Bar/Concession Area

Check out the ultimate tailgating vehicle from Varsity Motor Coach that will broadcast the live games each show day from the Sports Bar Area in the outdoor burn. Take a break and enjoy a beverage from the bars or a quick bite during show hours.

(Alcohol beverages will be available for sale from 3 pm -6:30 pm Thursday, March 6 and 3:00pm – 5:00pm on Friday, March 7.)

HPBExpo Tailgate & Big Green Egg Celebrity Chef Cook-off Competition

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Our Generous Sponsor!

5:00pm – 6:30pm

The Outdoor Burn Area exhibit hours are extended on Thursday, March 6 to 6:30pm for the third annual HPBExpo Tailgate & Cook-off party.  Walk out to the Outdoor Burn at 5:00pm when the indoor exhibit hall closes.

The Celebrity Chef Cook-off is generously sponsored by Big Green Egg who is providing EGGs for the cook-off.


Donna H. Myers Barbecue Leadership Award

Casual Living magazine and HPBA will present the Donna H. Myers Barbecue Leadership Award.  The award ceremony will be on Thursday, March 6 at the Tailgate & Celebrity Cheff Cook-off at 5:30pm.

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