For Immediate Release
Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
Marketing and Events Director
5th Annual Get Your Butts to Broadway Pork Butt Competition
Hopewell, VA – It’s almost time to get your Butts to Broadway! This Saturday, thousands of people will return to East Broadway in downtown Hopewell to enjoy hot BBQ, cold beverages and great music! Whiskey Rebellion will be on hand to delight the crowd with some excellent tunes and nine competitors will cook their best BBQ in an effort to be named Best Butt on Broadway!
The event will be held on Saturday, June 30th, 2018 along East Broadway Avenue in Hopewell, VA. It will take place from 5:00-9:00pm with the People’s Choice Award voting from 5:00-7:30pm. BBQ Tastings will be available until 8:30pm, while supplies last. Admission is free but sampling tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the event or online. Individuals can find more information and pre-purchase tickets at www.hopewelldowntown.com/butts.
A fireworks show sponsored by Hopewell Recreation and Parks will follow the event. The fireworks will begin at 9:30pm. Fireworks will be detonated from a barge on the Appomattox River between City Point and the Hopewell City Marina. Viewing will be available at John Randolph Medical Center and City Park. Parking is limited.
The Hopewell Downtown Partnership would like to say a special thank you to their 2018 sponsors: CSX Corporation, Columbia Gas of Virginia, Trapezium Brewing Company, CareMore Anthem, and Dominion Energy. The HDP looks forward to seeing you in Downtown Hopewell on Saturday, June 30th!
Last modified: June 28, 2018