HISTORY Brings the Cross-Country Cookout to Comic-Con 2012!

Having a humongous 80-foot Smoker & Grill on wheels at San Diego Comic-Con 2012 will definitely be a fun thing to have! Not only that, but sampling free BBQ? Now THIS will be the HUNGER GAMES for Comic-Con 2012!

This summer, HISTORY® is taking BBQ to the next level with the Cross-Country Cookout, a nine–city tour of the hottest festivals in America, featuring the 80–foot Ultimate Smoker and Grill. This is no ordinary backyard BBQ – the giant grill has the capacity to cook up to 2,000 pounds of BBQ at once!

Check out the schedule below and make your way to one of our events to sample free BBQ and enjoy great HISTORY entertainment and giveaways. You might even spot some of your favorite HISTORY stars along the way.

Date (2012) Event Location Event Details
May 26 – 27 HISTORY 300
Fan Zone at Charlotte Motor Speedway
5555 Concord Parkway South
Concord, NC 28027
  • Ticketed event
  • For more information, visit History 300
June 7 – 10 CMA Music Festival
Broadway and 2nd Avenue
Nashville, TN 37201
  • Grill is located in public lot
  • Attending concerts at CMA requires ticket purchase
  • For more information, visit CMA Music Festival
June 23 – 24 National Capital BBQ Battle
Pennsylvania Avenue NW
(9th – 14th Streets)
Washington, DC 20004
June 26
11:00am – 6:00pm
Union Square Park
Corner of 17th Street &
Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10003
  • Open to the public
July 8 Rose Bowl Flea Market
Entrance area
1001 Rose Bowl Drive
Pasadena, CA 91103
  • Grill is located in public lot
  • Entering Rose Bowl Flea requires admission purchase
  • For more information, visit Rose Bowl Flea Market
July 12 – 14
11:00am – 8:30pm
Island Ave
between 1st and 2nd Streets
San Diego, CA 92101
  • Grill is located in public lot
  • Attending Comic-Con requires ticket
July 21 Pawn Stars Cookout
Gold and Silver Pawn Shop
713 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, NV 89101
  • Open to the public
July 27 – 28 Cheyenne Frontier Days
Frontier Park
Cheyenne, WY
  • Grill is open to public; rodeo and night shows require tickets
  • For more information, visit Cheyenne Frontier Days
August 5 – 10 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
1st Street and Lazelle Street
Sturgis, SD 57785

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via History Press Release