More than 25 barbecue vendors gather at Salt River Fields for this annual event, which will feature the inaugural Redneck Games. This cornpone competition includes a hub cap hurling challenge, a watermelon seed spitting contest and dead lawn mower races. Live music also plays throughout the day.
DETAILS >> 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 20. Salt River Fields, 7555 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale. $12 for general admission, $60 for VIP admission, free for children 12 and younger; food and beverages are à la carte. http://azbbqfestival.com.