With over 25 country music bands playing throughout the three day festival
and 20 of the world’s best pitmasters sharing their BBQ creations, this is an event you just can’t miss.
Over the course of the weekend, you have the opportunity to sample beers from 28 different breweries
as well as cocktails including Three Dots and a Dash Hurricane/Mai Tai, Effen Bellini and Casamigos Shark Tank.
In addition to BBQ, you will find seafood options including Little Miss BBQ Salmon, Pearl’s Southern Comfort Ragin’ Cajun Crawfish Boil and Charbroiled Oysters.
Plenty of side dishes from Alexia Cheese Waffle Fries to Hometeam Grilled Esquites Corn to LeRoy and Lewis Sambal Cucumber Salad.
And of course, the mission of the Windy City Smokeout: the BBQ!LeRoy and Lewis Smoked Tri Tip, Lillie Q’s BBQ Sundae/Memphis Walking Taco, LeRoy and Lewis Al Pastor Pork Taco
Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse Spare Ribs and Smoked Turkey Breast, BBQ Smoque Sliced Brisket, 17th Street Smoked Baby Back Ribs and BBQ Brisket Nachos
Feel like a burger? Bub City has you covered:
Waygu from Waygu Mafia:
Close out the evening with some dessert from Big Gay Ice Cream (Sundae with salted cracked chocolate and Chicago-style popcorn), Sprinkles Cupcakes Boozy Bacon Old Fashioned or Bang Bang Pie Blueberry Crisp and Key Lime Pie:
Throughout the weekend, there are mixology and BBQ events like Meet The Legends of BBQ Master Class, Pearl’s Southern Comfort Crawfish Boil and Honky Tonk BBQ Brunch plus DIY Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar.
There are several ticket options to choose from for either general or VIP admission and single day or three day passes. See here for ticketing options. Enjoy the sunshine, music and BBQ at this popular summer festival. And make sure to mark your calendar for the 2019 Smokeout so you don’t miss all the fun!