Become a Pitmaster

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Applications for the 14th year of North Liberty Blues & BBQ are open. We’ll feast on July 9, 2022.
Blues & BBQ presented by Veridian Credit Union has become a summer tradition, and cruising the Junge Food Alley for lunch and dinner is a big part. Annually some 17,000 hungry guests joined us for food, music and community fun.

Key dates:

March 31 by 5 p.m. application and application fee due
April 8 accepted vendors notified
April 15 proof of insurance, food license application submitted, vendor fee due
May 16 at 5:30 p.m. mandatory pre-event meeting at the North Liberty Library, 520 W. Cherry St., North Liberty
May 23 compostable order and payment due to EcoCare
July 8 setup at Centennial Park, 1565 St. Andrews Dr., North Liberty
July 9 event at Centennial Park

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