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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Got Questions? We have answers! We are busy planning a great event so we can’t get to emails and calls as quickly as we would like, so here is the fastest way to get your questions answered:

What is Red, White & BBQ?

Greenmead Historical Village will be transformed into a weekend long festival celebrating Summer with mouthwatering BBQ, cold brews, family fun, and great music! Featuring fireworks, pig races, monster truck rides, kids’ zone, specialty merchandise vendors, bounce houses & more!

What time is Red, White & BBQ?

Friday, Aug 16th 4p-11p
Saturday, Aug 17th 12p-11p
Sunday, Aug 18th 12p-7p

Where is Red, White & BBQ?

Red, White & BBQ will take place at Camp Dearborn. Click Here to see a map and get details about parking.

What If It Rains?

Red, White & BBQ  is a rain or shine event, so please check the weather beforehand. Only in cases of extreme weather will we evacuate the event area…but only for the duration of severe weather (storm threatening lightning and/or winds).

What Do I Wear?

Anything is fair game, we just ask that you come dressed!

Will Credit Cards Be Accepted?

You bet!  We will accept all major credit cards. 
Note:  There will be a small convenience fee per credit card charge so we recommend bringing cash!

Will there be an ATM on-site?

Yes. There will be at least one ATM on-site.  It is located in the area convenient to the food booths and beer tents.

Where Do I Park?

Click Here for more details.

Will there be food there?

Absolutely! Some of the area’s best BBQ as well as other food will be available to purchase.  Check out the list of food vendors on our food & drinks page.

Will there be places to sit? Covered areas for eating/drinking?

Yes, there will be some first-come-first-serve seating under a HUGE tent!

How can I be a vendor?

Contact us at redwhitenbbq.info@gmail.com
or
Click here to Fill out a vendor form

Can I bring my own food and drink?

Sorry, no. There are state laws that regulate outside food and drinks from entering licensed festival areas. We will provide plenty of opportunities to try great food and drink while you’re here!

Can I bring my children?

Of course! Red, White & BBQ is a family-friendly event that features an entire kids’ zone.

Will there be designated driver options available after the event?

Red, White & BBQ recommends using Uber or Lyft if you plan on drinking at the event.

What Else Do I Need To Know Before Attending?

  • No entrance for anyone showing signs of intoxication – NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • All bags & backpacks are subject to search
  • No outside beverages or food permitted

Can I volunteer at Red, White & BBQ?

ABSOLUTELY! Interested volunteers (individuals or groups) can sign up on the volunteer page. Click here to sign up!

Is there a charity associated with the festival?

A portion of proceeds benefits local charities.

Can I bring my pet?

Yes, Please make sure your pet is on a leash.

Still Have Questions?

If you have really read all of the FAQs and STILL have questions (come on, how could you?!) you can inquire at detroitartinitiative@gmail.com