Schedule

Smokin’ on the Plaza is a two-day festival where the majority of the activities are free and open to all ages. Free events include the concerts, family-fun water fight, foam party pit, and rollerblading rink. If you are under 18, you will need an adult present to participate in any activity. Our 2024 event schedule is laid out below.

There is a FEE to compete in the Cook-Offs, join the Cornhole Tournament, and/or be a Vendor. Parking is free but limited. View our map for directions.


Friday, June 14th

8:00am

Vendor Check-In & Set Up

9:00am

Cook-Off Check-In & Set Up
Cornhole Tournament Registration Opens

12:00pm

Festival Opens to Public

4:00pm

Bounce Houses Open

5:00pm

Cook-Off Contestant Tray Pick-up Opens
Cornhole Tournament Registration Closes

6:00pm

Cornhole Tournament Starts

7:00pm

Cook-Off Head Cook Meeting
Cook-Off Contestant Tray Pick-up Closes
Live Music, Country Opener: Adam Doleac

8:00pm

Bounce Houses Close

9:00pm

Live Music, Country Headliner: Southall

11:00pm

Festival Closes

Saturday, June 15th

9:00am

Cook-Off Contestant Tray Pick-up Opens

10:00am

Cook-Off Contestant Tray Pick-up Closes

10:30am

Non-Sanctioned “Beans” Turn-In

12:00pm

Festival opens to public
IBCA Chicken Turn-In

1:30pm

IBCA Pork Spare Rib Turn-In

3:00pm

IBCA Brisket Turn-In
Family Fun Water Fight Begins

4:00pm

Non-Sanctioned “Anything Goes” Turn-In
Foam Party Pit Opens
Bounce Houses Open

5:00pm

Roller Rink Opens

5:30pm

Cook-Off Awards Begin

7:00pm

Live Music, Spanish Opener: Los Texmaniacs

8:00pm

Foam Party Pit Closes
Bounce Houses Close

9:00pm

Live Music, Spanish Headliner: Grupo Massoro

11:00pm

Festival Closes