Summer Festival & BBQ Competition
July 19, 2024 - July 20, 2024
1:00pm - 7:00pm
Downtown Dowagiac just got hotter! The second annual barbecue competition featuring an amatuer division sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society will be held during the annual Summer Festival. This community celebration is a family-friendly event, featuring music and dance, children’s interactive entertainment, games and rides, and food trucks. Families can browse summer sales at retail specialty shops, and the booths of artisans, community organizations and commercial vendors. Southwestern Michigan College's annual Steve's Run will start downtown Friday evening.