Red, White & Bar-B-Q Festival

WESTMONT, Ill. (WLS) -- Celebrate the long holiday weekend with good food, music and drinks.

The 11th Annual Westmont Lions Club Red, White & Bar-B-Q runs through Sunday, May 28 at Ty Warner Park.

New for this year's event is the appearance of the "2017 Great American Cookout Tour," which will add a twist to the BBQ competition. In addition to amateur and professional competitions, there will also be an all-ages carnival and a beer tent for adults. Admission to the Red, White & Bar-B-Q event is free.

Chris Svitak and Larry Babyar from the festival joined ABC 7 on Saturday morning with a look at what to expect.

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