BBQ Events
08.25.2017 - 08.26.2017


United Way of Nevada County's BBQ Competition and Car Show "Grills 'n' Grilles" is one big event of food, autos, live music and fun. The event takes place on August 27th, 2016 at Western Gateway Park in Penn Valley, just minutes from the historic gold towns of Grass Valley and Nevada City nestled in the Sierra foothills. This is an exciting event for the entire community and runs in conjunction with the Second Annual Derek Sorensen Memorial Disc Golf Tournament.

KCBS BBQ Teams will compete in four meat categories: chicken, pork ribs, pork roast and beef brisket.

Backyard BBQ Teams will compete for a People's Choice award.

Cars and motorcycles will be on display for viewing.

An exciting Disc Golf Tournament will be played

Community members will have the chance to come out and try some great barbeque, vote for the top griller and vote for their favorite car and motorcycle.There will be disc golf exhibitions, vendors, music, food, beer and wine, and a kid's area . . . fun for the whole community.

Our event opens officially at 11:00am for most activities (the Disc Golf Tournament starts at 9:30am). Entry to the event and parking are free. "BBQ Buck" and raffle ticket sales will start at 11:00am. BBQ Bucks are redeemable for BBQ tastings (both backyard and professional KCBS offerings) as well as drinks. Wine and beer will be available from 11:00am until 4:00pm. Sampling for the Backyard BBQ competition and people's choice voting starts at 12:00pm. Sampling of the professional BBQ team offerings starts at 1:00pm. Awards ceremonies and disc golf demonstrations happen throughout the afternoon with culmination of the event between 4:00pm and 4:30pm when the KCBS winners are announced.

Lodging, Dining and Activities

Location information

Western Gateway Park in Penn Valley

Penn Valley
Penn Valley Dr, Penn Valley, CA 95946 18560