National Barbecue Day

May 16

When is National Barbecue Day?

National Barbecue Day happens on Thursday May 16, 2024.

Get Your Grill On – National Barbecue Day is Here!

National Barbecue Day is here, and it’s time to fire up the grills! Whether you’re a novice griller or a barbecue master, there are so many delicious foods that you can cook on the grill. Let’s explore some of the best barbecue foods and recipes to get you ready for this special day!

Burgers & Hot Dogs – A Classic Combination

Nothing says “barbecue” like burgers and hot dogs. The best part is that they’re super easy to make. Just make sure to use fresh ingredients and seasonings, and you’ll have a meal that everyone will enjoy. You can even try out different flavors with your burgers by adding cheese, bacon, mushrooms, onions, or any other toppings that you like. For an extra kick of flavor, try using a marinade on your meats before cooking them on the grill.

The Ultimate BBQ Ribs

BBQ ribs are definitely one of the most popular grilled items for National Barbecue Day. If done correctly, ribs can be tender and juicy with just the right amount of smoky flavor. To make sure your ribs turn out perfectly cooked every time, it’s important to use a good dry rub or marinade before grilling them. Once they’re cooked through (around 3-4 hours), brush your favorite BBQ sauce over them for added flavor!

Veggie Kabobs

For all our vegetarian friends out there, kabobs are a great way to get in on the BBQ fun too! You can use any combination of vegetables that you like – just cut them up into bite-sized pieces and skewer them onto wooden sticks or metal skewers. Grill until everything has reached your desired level of doneness – and don’t forget about adding some seasonings before tossing them onto the grill!

No matter what kind of food lovers you are – meat or veggie – there are so many delicious options for barbecuing this National Barbecue Day! Burgers & hot dogs are always classic favorites but don’t forget about trying out some ribs or veggie kabobs too. With all these tasty options available at your fingertips, there’s something for everyone to enjoy on this special day! So grab your tongs and get ready to fire up those grills – it’s going to be an amazing day filled with amazing food!

When does National Barbecue Day happen next year?

National Barbecue Day will happen on the following upcoming dates:

  • Friday May 16, 2025
  • Saturday May 16, 2026
  • Sunday May 16, 2027
  • Tuesday May 16, 2028
  • Wednesday May 16, 2029

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