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Silicon Valley BBQ Championship & All City Picnic
Friday and Saturday, June 28 & 29
Posted Date: 5/6/2013 4:00 PM
Santa Clara’s traditional All City Picnic will join forces with the Silicon Valley BBQ Championships for an exciting two-day event in Central Park on Friday, June 28, and Saturday, June 29.  Co-hosted by the City of Santa Clara and the Rotary Club of Santa Clara, the event invites professional teams to compete in the Kansas City BBQ sanctioned contest.  Event hours are Friday, June 28 from 4 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, June 29 from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.  

Friday evening from 4 – 8 p.m. is a chance to meet and greet the competitors before the cooks fire up their grills on the ball field in pursuit of the BBQ Grand Prize.  Activities on both days include a variety of BBQ-style foods on Food Alley, “KidZone” carnival, a mechanical bull, “Car-B-Que” car show, rides around the lake on the NASCAR train, and hours of live entertainment inside the Pavilion.  There’s something for everyone, so come see what the buzz is all about!

Friday, June 28, 2013 Entertainment Schedule
4:00-5:30 pm Cocktail Monkeys- hits from the 80’s, 90’s and today.
6:00-8:00 pm Metal Shop- hard rock party

Saturday, June 29, 2013 Entertainment Schedule

11:00-11:30 am Welcome flag ceremony
11:30 am-1:00 pm Eric Paslay- country newcomer
1:30-3:00 pm Long Train Runnin’- Doobie Brothers tribute band
4:00-5:30 pm Rodeo House- contemporary country rock
6:00-8:00 pm California Cowboys- classic and contemporary country

Bring the whole family for a fun-filled day and evening!   Admission is free and there is plenty of parking. Central Park is located at 909 Kiely Boulevard, Santa Clara CA. Proceeds benefit local charities.  For further information, call the Community Recreation Center at (408) 615-3140 or visit: