Brews, Ewes, & BBQ Returns For Annual Cook-Off


SAN ANGELO, TX - The sizzling excitement of barbeque, the thrill of competition, and the joy of family-friendly festivities are back.

Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 2, 2024, as Downtown San Angelo hosts the 8th Annual Brews, Ewes, & BBQ Festival at 325 S Oakes St. along the Concho River.

The heart of the event is the BBQ Cook-Off, featuring categories such as brisket, pork ribs, chicken, and the World Championship Lamb Cook-off.

Additionally, the festival presents a Kids-Que cooking competition for children aged 6-18. Registration is open for teams or individuals willing to showcase their culinary prowess. The event kicks off at 11 a.m., and all ages are welcome.

Event Highlights:

  • Location: 325 S Oakes St., San Angelo, TX 76903
  • Date & Time: March 2, 2024, 11 a.m.
  • Registration Fees: $225.00 for BBQ Cook-Off, additional +$50 for Beans Competition, $25 for Kids-Que competition.
  • Prizes: 1st-3rd place winners in each category receive a vacuum sealer.

Event Schedule:

  • Day 1 - Friday, March 1, 2024:
    • 9 a.m.: Registration Opens
    • All Day: Site available for setup. Cooking may begin
  • Day 2 - Saturday, March 2, 2024:
    • 9 a.m.: Vendor Set up
    • 11 a.m.: Event Opens to the Public
    • 11 a.m.: Beans Turn In
    • 12:00 p.m.: 2 Chicken Halves Turn In
    • 1:30 p.m.: Pork Spare Ribs Turn In
    • 3 p.m.: Brisket Turn In
    • 3 p.m.: Kid's Que Registration
    • 4 p.m.: Lamb Turn In
    • 4 p.m.: Kid's Que Competition begins
    • 4:30 p.m.: Kid's Que Competition Turn In

Why Attend Brews Ewes & BBQ?

  • State Qualifier: This year's event is a State Qualifier, allowing participants to compete at a higher level.
  • Kids Que Competition: This competition inspires young grill masters with a chance to showcase their skills and win fantastic prizes.
  • World Championship Lamb Cook-Off: This cook-off promises a "lamb-tastic" experience for all lamb enthusiasts.

What's Brewing at the Festival?

  • Delicious BBQ: Savory delights await with a variety of finger-licking BBQ from skilled pitmasters.
  • Craft Beer Paradise: Enjoy ice-cold craft beers from local breweries amidst live music and a vibrant atmosphere.
  • Family Fun: The event is family-friendly, offering exciting activities, live entertainment, and a dedicated kids' zone.

Across the River:

  • Craft Vendors: Explore a plethora of craft vendors offering unique jewelry, artworks, fashion accessories, and home decor.
  • Live Entertainment: Groove to live performances by local bands and artists covering a range of musical genres.
  • Food Trucks: Indulge in gourmet treats from food trucks offering everything from burgers to desserts and international flavors.

Registration and Information:

  • Cook Teams and Kids Que Registration: Link
  • Craft Vendors Registration: Link
  • Food & Brew Vendors Registration: Link

Note: Beware of online scammers; only register with Downtown San Angelo Inc. or Brews Ewes & BBQ.

Fore more information, click here. 

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