Our Spring Festival Series continues June 14 and 15 with the Big Backyard BBQ Music Festival at NYBG, featuring a terrific lineup of bands for two days of delicious food and outdoor fun! Treat dad to a day out on Daffodil Hill with New York craft brews and an array of specialty food purveyors, alongside a full lineup of terrific young musicians filling the grounds with Americana jams. There will be putting greens and other fun outdoor games to help you work up an appetite! Enjoy delicious treats available from The Strand Smokehouse of Astoria, N.Y., and our good friends at Stephen STARR Events.
This festival offers fun for the whole family, all designed with dad in mind. Continue reading for the full list of vendors—including which refreshing local beers will be available—and check out the full band lineup to make sure you don’t miss your favorite group’s performance!
Additional fare from featured vendors will include pretzels from Bronx Baking Co., ice cream from Coolhaus, Andy’s Italian Ices Espresso Bar, and on Sunday only—Morris Grilled Cheese. Savor a beverage from Jonas Bronck’s Beer Co, who will be sampling their own brews, or Manhattan Beer Distributors who will be offering Captain Lawrence Sunblock, Coney Island Mermaid, and Kelso Nut Brown. Listed below are more tasty treats from around New York State that will be at the festival, including special samplers courtesy of Taste NY.
Taste NY Samplers:
- Cheeky Monkey Foods, Syracuse, N.Y.
- Crown Maple, Dover Plains, N.Y.
- Lola Granola, Croton Falls, N.Y.
- G K Sweet Foods, Peekskill, N.Y.
- Brooklyn Brew Shop, Brooklyn, N.Y.
- Regal Vegan, Brooklyn, N.Y. (Sunday only)
- Roni-Sue’s Chocolates, New York, N.Y.
- Sauerkraut Seth’s, Ghent, N.Y.
- Sullivan St Bakery, New York, N.Y.
Three different bands will perform each day of the festival, serving up a blend of folk, bluegrass, and country music. Read more about these talented young groups here or see the schedule below:
Saturday, June 14 – 12—5 p.m.
Sunday, June 15 – 12—5 p.m.
Remember, this event requires special festival tickets, so book now while there is still time!
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