Windy Acres Barbecue is one of eight pitmasters who will be at the PA BBQ Fest.

Eight of the region’s best barbecue restaurants and caterers will be on hand for the first annual PA BBQ Fest, this Saturday at the Leesport Farmers Market. The event, which is being held in conjunction with the annual Summer Craft Fair, aims to bring together foodies from across Berks County.

Festival-goers can purchase a Pit Masters Sample Card which grants them access to samples from some great eateries, including:

  • It’s Just Barbecue
  • Templin’s Soggie Bottom Grill
  • Windy Acres BBQ
  • Hill Billy BBQ
  • Johnny & Hons Smokehaus
  • Woogies Wood Fired BBQ
  • Hometown Restaurant and Catering
  • Quali’s Nest Restaurant and Bar

There will also be a vendor area with more food and drinks for sample and purchase. Access to the vendors area is free. More than 35 vendors will be set up, including:

  • Penn Werner Hotel
  • Big Dave’s Cajun Grill
  • The Hawg House
  • Peters Brothers Meats
  • The Perk Up Truck

Live music, a beer and wine tent, barbecue equipment sales, and plenty of desserts can also be found at the PA BBQ Fest, which runs from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 11 at the Leesport Farmers Market.

Berks County Eats will be at the event on Saturday with plans to do a live broadcast on Periscope. Be sure to follow @MrZachBrown on Twitter and Periscope so you don’t miss it.

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