June 11: OC BBQ Festival @OC Fair

Even though this is not an actual food truck event, The OC Fair is a big supporter of Gourmet Food Trucks, and this event is also a good cause.

What:   The Orange County BBQ Festival – One of the State’s largest Championship BBQ contests where YOU get to taste award winning BBQ and cast your vote for your favorite! The event also features Beer tasting, car show, California’s only Mr. BBQ Beauty Pageant, Rib Eating contest, awesome kid zone, live music, entertainment, and more!

When:  Saturday June 11, 2011  11AM to 6 PM
Where:  OC Fair & Events Center in Costa Mesa.
  88 Fair Dr. Costa Mesa, Ca 92626
Why:  The OC BBQ Festival is the largest fundraising event of the year for Kristie’s Foundation ( http://www.kristies.org/ ) .  Kristie’s Foundation is a local non-profit organization that provides support services to Southern California families dealing with the most difficult challenge imaginable, having a terminally ill child.  Kristie’s Foundation is raising funds to build Southern California’s FIRST and ONLY pediatric hospice facility.  ALL proceeds from the OC BBQ Festival go to Kristie’s Foundation. 
How can we help?:         There are many ways to help make this event a success.  First and easiest, ATTEND!  Support this great cause just by buying a ticket.  Visit http://www.ocbbqfestival.com/ for ticketing information. 
Lastly… Please visit and fan/like the events Facebook page.  Starting in May, the Facebook page will be host to several random fan raffles with great give-aways and prizes!

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