The 8th Annual Winners’ Circle BBQ Championship at Santa Anita Park has expanded to two days—Saturday, March 30 and Sunday, March 31, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. each day. Event attendees can enjoy tastes from top BBQ teams competing for California state championship titles, vote for their own BBQ favorites at the People’s Choice competition and have fun on carnival rides. The BBQ competition is sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society, the world’s largest organization of barbecue and grilling enthusiasts.
Ticket prices: $18 for a BBQ tastings and racing package; $32 per person or $100 for a family 4-pack for BBQ tastings, racing and unlimited carnival rides and games. Text “ribs” to 48421 to join Santa Anita’s text loyalty program and receive a 35 percent off promo code. Craft beers and wines, cocktails and other food will be available for purchase. Gates open at 10:30 am. BBQ tastings and rides begin at 11 a.m. First race each day at 12:30 pm. Rides open until 6 p.m. The Santa Anita Park is located at 285. W. Huntington Drive. For more information and purchasing tickets, click here.