Attention BBQ Lovers! Don’t Miss the BBQ At The Summit Friday August 10 & Saturday August 11 in Dillon

Don't miss BBQ from all around the country at the 2012 BBQ of the Summit!

Next weekend BBQ lovers will have the chance to sample some of the world’s best barbecue at the 2012 BBQ at the Summit in Dillon, Colorado. The Dillon BBQ is a wonderful way to enjoy the beautiful weather in Summit County while treating yourself to some scrumptious barbeque, corn, funnel cakes, ice cold beverages and more!  In addition to the delicious home-cooked  food and drinks there is also a kids area to entertain the little ones, many different judging events and a plethora of live music and entertainment on the Climax Molybdenum Stage on both Friday and Saturday, August 10-11.  The weekend wraps up with Funkiphino, Colorado’s Funk Sensation, playing live at the Lake Dillon Amphitheater for FREE, starting at 7pm.

Funkiphino will be playing a FREE show on Saturday, August 11

BBQ at the Summit Schedule of Events:

FRIDAY August 10th
7 am – 10 am: Registration Open — Dillon Town Hall
11 am: National Anthem at the Golden Toad Booth
12 pm – 10 pm: BBQ Buck Sales & Food/Beverage sales
1 pm – 10 pm: Peoples Choice Voting
1 pm – 3 pm: Luv Brothers – Climax Molybdenum Stage
2:30 pm: Cook’s and Kid’s Q Meeting — Judging Tent
4 pm – 6  pm: Kid’s Q — Kid’s Q area
4 pm – 6 pm: Grinz – Climax Molybdenum Stage
4:30 pm – 5 pm: Judge’s check in — Judging Tent
5 pm: Showmanship Judging for the Mayors Cup begins
6 pm:  Kid’s Q judging — Judging Tent
6:30 pm: Side Dish Judging – Judging Tent
7 pm: Salsa Judging – Judging Tent
7:30 pm:  Sauce Judging – Judging Tent
7 pm – 9 pm: Harper and Midwest Kind — Climax Molybdenum Stage

SATURDAY August 11th
9 am – 9:30 am: Judge’s check in – Judging Tent10:00am – Judges Meeting – Judging Tent
12 pm – 7 pm: BBQ Buck Sales & Food/Beverage sales
10 am – 1 pm: Peoples Choice Voting
11 am: National Anthem at the Golden Toad Booth
11:30 am: Miscellaneous Judging — Judging Tent
12:00 pm: Chicken Judging — Judging Tent
12:30 pm: Ribs Judging — Judging Tent
1 pm: Pork Judging — Judging Tent
12 pm to 2 pm: Van Ghost – Climax Molybdenum Stage
1:30 pm: Brisket Judging – Judging Tent
2 pm: Dessert Judging – Judging Tent
3:30 pm: Awards Ceremony – Climax Molybdenum Stage
5 pm: 2012 Ford Escape Raffle – Climax Molybdenum Stage
5 pm – 6 pm: Entertainment TBA – Climax Molybdenum Stage
7 pm – 9 pm: Funkiphino – Lake Dillon Amphitheater

This is a great weekend to visit Summit County!  After the BBQ on Saturday, be sure to attend the comedy show at Warren Station with award-winning comedian Steve Mudflap McGrew and opener Matt Baca. Enjoy drink specials and more at this gut-busting event. Stand up may not be suitable for kids.   Looking to be in the heart of all of the action and be within walking distance to the event? Check out our properties at Silver Mill or Black Bear Lodge for easy access to the comedy show and you won’t have to worry about parking!  Tickets for the event are available online or also at the door.

Sailing on Lake Dillon

Sailing on Lake Dillon brings summer fun for the whole family! The Dillon Marina, on Lake Dillon, is a full-service marina that has access to Lake Dillon and world class sailing in Colorado. Lake Dillon is a reservoir that has three rivers that empty into the lake consisting of the Blue River, Ten Mile Creek and the Snake River. Lake Dillon has been mentioned many times as one of the places you must sail in the entire world.

The Dillon Marina offers boat rentals, sailing instruction, regattas and is also home to the highest yacht club in North America, at over 9,000 feet in elevation.

The season for Lake Dillon opens on May 28th, 2010, and don’t miss the Lake Dillon 4th of July Parade of Boats, or the Dillon Open (Regatta) July 30th – August 1st, 2010.

There are also plenty of parks around Lake Dillon, offering plenty to do for the entire family. Find out more information on Dillon Parks by visiting the Town of Dillon website.