Smoke on the Plains Derby BBQ & Music Fest 

2020 Date: June 11, 12 & 13 - High Park, 2801 E. James St.


2019 Results

The 10th Annual Smoke on the Plains Derby BBQ & Music Fest is set for June 11, 12 and 13, 2020 at scenic High Park, located on the east side of Derby. This free, fun and family-friendly event is Derby's largest event. We appreciate the support of the community and our sponsors in making this event possible. 

June 11

Carnival Kick-off
6-10 p.m.
Northwest parking lot

June 12

6-10 p.m.
Join us for a live music, food trucks, adult beverages and a carnival. Purchase an all-you-can-ride wrist band for $25 or $3 tickets (good for one ride).

SCA sanctioned steak competition, learn more at SCA.

June 13

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. & 6-10 p.m.
Saturday's event will feature the Evergy KCBS (Kansas City BBQ Society) Cook-off, the Fidelity Bank Backyard BBQ Cook-off, People's Choice Contest, food trucks and the Derby Noon Lions Club Beer Garden. Kids can enjoy inflatables, face painters, caricature artist, Princess Pros Entertainment, 9 Square and more in the Kids Corner.

The Security 1st Title Mainstage will feature live music from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. followed by an evening performance with Paramount starting at 7 p.m. The Derby Lions club Beer & Beverage Garden and Shaken or Stirred will be open. 

The carnival will be open from noon-5 p.m. and 6-10 p.m. with $25 wristbands available for each session.

The People's Choice Contest will take place on Saturday from 1-3 p.m.
Tasting kits are $5 and you receive eight, 1 oz. samples of competition quality pulled pork. 

Proceeds from this event benefit the McConnell Air Force Base Airman and Family Readiness Center. 

 2020 Sponsors

Event Organizer
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Mainstage Sponsor
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Kids Corner Sponsor 

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             KCBS Competition Sponsor                 Backyard Competition Sponsor
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 Steak Competition Sponsor

People's Choice Sponsors 



 BBQ Supporters
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