BBQ Wars Port Macquarie: teams set up ahead of competition on September 15

The 2018 Blues and BBQ Festival is ready to heat up, with teams arriving and setting up shop ahead of a big weekend.

The festival plays host the largest barbecue competition in Australia, the Buffalo Trace Australian Barbecue Wars. 

More than 100 teams are in town for a fun-filled, exciting weekend of competitive barbecue sanctioned by the Australasian Barbecue Alliance. 

This year, the competition will also feature a Steak Cook-off sanctioned competition featuring steak, burgers, wings and tacos.

All the action happens on the grounds of the Breakwall Holiday Park with gates open to the public from 4pm Friday, September 14.

Together with the competitions, from 11am Saturday Town Green will host an authentic line-up of low and slow style barbecue vendors, live music and craft beer by Six String Brewery.

The entertainment line-up features the Sweet Jelly Rolls, Little Quirks, Mike and Roxy, Nanna Klumpp and Frank Sultana.