Pets are not allowed at the Showdown. Registered service animals, however, are permitted. With hundreds of vendors, and more than 5,000 people expected to attend this year’s event, restricting pets helps to maintain food safety standards.
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Parking is FREE! Accessible parking is also available with proper state-issued vehicle credentials.
No outside food or drinks are permitted. You will, however, be able to purchase food from a variety of vendors at the Showdown.
There will be two large dining tents near the stage. Additionally, we recommend wearing hats, cool clothing, and bringing something like a small ‘sun’brella for shade. There will not be enough space to accommodate personal tents or the like.
Yes! ATMs will be available at the main gate and in the children’s area.
Vendors will be available to offer an assortment of domestic and ethnic foods including everything from appetizers to main dishes and desserts!
Don’t worry, we didn’t forget about the kids! Our Children’s Area is full of fun with crafts, games, bounce inflatables and many other entertaining activities!
The Lost & Found will be located at the front entrance under the large, green Star Shade/Information Tent.
Timing is everything! Starting after 2 pm, the Tasting Tent will host two events for a small fee: the Sauce Boss competition and the Buck A Bone. Dip pulled-chicken into sauces submitted by each team, and purchase rib bones for $1 each - then vote for your favorite! It will be a finger-licking good time!