GAC Tour

The Great American Cookout

With stops in all four corners of the country, the 2018 Great American Cookout will bring the art and taste of outdoor cooking to some of the biggest and best barbeque contests, festivals and retail locations throughout the nation. In its twelfth year, the Great American Cookout will stop at 20 food festivals and select retail locations throughout the tour's seven months on the road. BBQ experts and GAC tour hosts, Mike and Christine Peters, will share grilling tips and free samples with event attendees, so bring your napkins, this is one cookout you do not want to miss!

Enter our Official Summer Cookout Sweepstakes for a chance to win up to $500 in BBQ supplies from our amazing sponsor brands. We’re drawing and announcing winners every month from May through October. Simply answer a few survey questions and get entered today! See official rules and regulations.

2018 Schedule

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