Become a Pitmaster

We have passed the deadline for applying to vend in 2023. If you’d like to be added to our list to receive reminders in the future, please drop us a line at

Applications for the 15th year of North Liberty Blues & BBQ are open. We’ll feast on July 8, 2023.
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: application due
April 7: accepted vendors notified
April 14: proof of insurance, food license application submitted, vendor fee due
May 15: at 5:30 p.m. mandatory pre-event meeting at the North Liberty Library, 520 W. Cherry St., North Liberty
June 1: compostable order and payment due to EcoCare
July 7: setup at Centennial Park, 1565 St. Andrews Dr., North Liberty
July 8: event at Centennial Park

Guidelines Apply

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