Friday Pre-Cook-Off Happenings:
Hours: Friday is open to the public this year. Gates open at 5:00 p.m.
Price: Cost is $5.00 a person.
The Marketplace will be open and there will be beer and drink available for purchase. It's a good night to check out the team set-ups, catch the Friday night awards at 8:30 p.m. at the KJ97 stage, and see how the cooks do in their first round of competition.
Parking: All parking on the Sea World lot is permit only beginning at 5:00 Friday afternoon. (towing will be enforced). If you do not have a permit you need to take the shuttle from the Sea World Satellite lot on Military Drive.
The shuttles and parking are FREE. The Cook-Off on Saturday:Hours
: Gates are open to the public from 10:00 a.m. until midnight
Price: Cost is 15 a person.
Children under 12 and Military (with a military ID) are free.
A weekend pass for both days may be purchased for $13.
Pre-sale tickets will be available at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Ticket Office located at the Southwest Box Office of the AT&T Center.
A $5 discount coupon for Saturday is available at www.kj97.com
Call 210-225-5851 for more information.Parking
ALL ONSITE PARKING IS PERMIT ONLY.
Shuttles run non-stop. Look for the signs for directions.
Shuttles will begin running at 9:30 am and run until 1:00 am.
There are TWO shuttle lots at Northwest Vista College – (1604 and N Ellison Drive)
Sea World Satellite Lot on Military DriveFree BBQ Plates
There will be FREE BBQ PLATES for the general public in the Two Brothers BBQ Market Public Tent at our Marketplace from 11:00 am until 6:00 pm.
The Marketplace will be open from 10:00 am – 12: 00
Located on the SeaWorld plaza, the San Antonio Bar-BQue Marketplace consists of a variety of vendors selling merchandise and food. Come stop by the Marketplace where you can find items such as jewelry, clothing and Stock Show souvenirs. The Marketplace also features an array of tasty treats like hot dogs, burgers, tea, cookies and much, much more. HEB Grill Zone
The HEB Grill Zone will be open from 10:00 am – 7:00 pm – Free samples and HEB Coupons will be available. All new this year is the H.E.B. Grill Zone. It promises to educate our general public like never before. This tent highlights the uses of rubs and sauces, educates the public on grills and supplies, discusses fully cooked meats and sausages and has some fun talking points about beer. This tent is located near the Alamo Concrete South Gate entrance of the event. Live Music
Live Music throughout the day at the KJ 97 stage beginning at 12:30 pm (Jeffrey Charles, Brent Anderson, James Wesley and The Lost Trailers) then our headliners:
-- 8:00 PM Brandon Rhyder
-- 10:00 PM Cody Canada and The Departed (former lead singer and members of Cross Canadian Ragweed)Smoke Pit Saloon
The Smoke Pit Saloon - 7:00 pm to 12:00 am
Located in the L.O. Transport Judging Tent, the Smoke Pit Saloon is the answer to your afterhours need for music, beverages and fun.
We hope that you will join us for some peanuts in our old west saloon. There is no cover charge. Open to the Public.CLICK HERE
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