Barbecue fans will have an entire weekend to pig out at the CasaBlanca Events Center in Mesquite during the CasaBlanca BBQ Fest from Sept. 8-10.
BBQ and carnival-style food vendors will take center stage, including Austin Texas Lightning BBQ, Chicago BBQ Company, and Texas Outlaw BBQ.
There will also be live music, children's pie and watermelon eating contests, prize giveaways, a beer garden with tailgate activities, and more.
The event is free and open to the public. Special hotel rates are available here with coupon code 1BBQ8