5TH Annual Blues, Views & BBQ Festival + CTbites Chef Tent

CTbites Team

Come on down to the 5th annual Blues, Views & BBQ Festival this weekend, September 1st and 2nd.

This event celebrates food, music and family with an exciting line-up of bands, craft beer, barbecue and cooking events, ribs and pie eating contests as well as fun for the whole family. And let's not forget the CTbites Chef Demo Tent on Sept 1st, where 6 top Fairfield County chefs will demo recipes and serve up tasty vittles all day long. 

Food vendors include: Bobby Q's Bodacious BBQ, Winnie's Jerk Chicken & Fish-Caribean Cuisine, Blue Lemon Restaurant, Dave & Jerry's Hot Dog Trolley-Beef Hot Dogs, French Fries & Fresh Squeezed Lemonade, Bar Q BBQ -Beef Brisket, Smoked Chicken Wings, Melt Mobile -Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Wild Bill's Olde Fashioned Soda, Rolling Cones Ice Cream, Rita's Italian Ice. Aurora's Gypsy Cafe-Desserts, Kettle Corn

There are two BBQ competitions, for amateur's and certified pros. In fact, their "pros" competition was an official Kansas City BBQ Society Competition and served as A Connecticut Sate BBQ Championship. 

Kids also will have an opportunity to compete in a separate Kids Q barbecue competition. All proceeds from the competitions will be donated to Westport’s Emergency Food Distribution Program, also known as the Food Closet, founded by the Westport Woman’s Club. 

Tickets to the festival, which range from $10 to $15 per day on Saturday and Sunday, (children under 5 are free), can be purchased online while detailed information is available at www.bluesviewsbbq.com. The festival will be held rain or shine.