Get out your bib, fork, and knife, because the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party is back this weekend!

In its 14th year, the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, better known as BABBP, kicks off Saturday, June 11th, and continues on until Sunday the 12th, in Madison Square Park.

Never been to the BABBP? Well, here's how it goes down: pitmasters from around the country all come down to NYC to serve up their signature style barbecue for this one-of-a-kind event.


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If you're a diehard for barbecue, and we know that you are, Madison Square Park is the place to be. If you want to be up on your game, check out the full lineup of pitmasters set to show off their chops this weekend.

But barbecue's not the only thing on the menu for this years BABBP. The block party will also feature seminars and live bands.

Plus, if your devotion to top notch BBQ outweighs your tolerance for waiting in line, you can purchase a $125 Fast Pass that'll allow you to head on over to the express line at each station, plus a $100 food and beverage credit.

If you're feeling guilty about satisfying your barbecue sweet tooth this weekend, indulge easy knowing that all proceeds from the event will be going to the Madison Square Park Conservancy.

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[via Eater] 

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