Attractions


Big Gig Pig


$5000 cash prize

4:30 PM : Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard Stage

$5K Giveaway

New this year, attendees (who have entered by 4:00 p.m.) have the opportunity to win $5,000 Cash in the 5K Giveaway! (Winner must be present to win). The drawing will take place at 4:30 p.m. at the Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard stage. Please see the Official rules for the $5K Giveaway for all the details.



Rib competition contest

Big Gig BBQ Rib Competition

New this year and open to local backyard BBQ enthusiasts who are ready to take their skills to the next level. Secure your team's spot in the competition for $100 entry fee. Buy your spot now.

Entrants must bring their own grill and the meat will be provided by Kettle Range Meats. Please read the Official Rules for more details. 

 


Grilling Demonstrations

BBQ Tips & Tricks

Learn from BBQ experts during interactive presentations on the use of spices, BBQ vs. grilling techniques, BBQ grilling cook-offs, and more. Demonstration topics and times to be announced soon. 

Culinary Demonstrations by local BBQ experts:

  • The Spice House
  • Kettle Range Meats

Big Gig Pig Award

Big Gig Pig BBQ Award

Returning this year, guests can visit the various BBQ vendors and then choose their favorite cooker to win the Big Gig Pig Award. Ballots will be distributed upon entry and voting will close at 6:00 pm.  

The winning cooker will be awarded a custom Big Gig Pig trophy which they can proudly display in their restaurant.


Milwaukee Blacksmiths family

Throughout the Day : Big Gig BBQ Grounds

Milwaukee Blacksmith

Milwaukee Blacksmith will be having fun with fire as they provide demonstrations showcasing their talent and craft.  Additionally, Milwaukee Blacksmith will be selling custom-made BBQ tools – the perfect memento to a Big Gig BBQ-filled day.


Inflatable Pig

All Day : Big Gig BBQ Grounds

Strike a Pose

Back for 2018, the 3rd Annual Big Gig BBQ is Sunday September 2, from noon – 7pm. FREE admission and FREE Parking. Don't forget to get a selfie with the big pig (20’ tall x 15’ wide inflatable pig)! Grab your friends and unleash your biggest smiles, flex your muscles, and remember not to be serious! Have fun and create memories at the Big Gig BBQ.