SchertzQ

CELEBRATING THE CITY'S 60TH ANNIVERSARY AND The Best BBQ Cook-Off in Schertz

60th anniversary

september 14 & 15, 2018

Pickrell Park, 703 Oak St

The City is celebrating 60 years of incorporation this September, and we want to bring our community out for two back-to-back days of fun! The celebration will include the annual IBCA sanctioned SchertzQ barbeque cookoff featuring some of the best BBQ cookers in south Texas. Live music and a Family Zone featuring activities and games will provide event goers entertainment for all ages. Bring your appetites, we'll have plenty of local food and refreshment vendors present. Craft and business vendors will offer a unique shopping experience, and families can enjoy a carnival. The evening will conclude with a firework spectacular! 

Friday, september 14:

6:00 - 10:00 PM

celebrating 60!

Test your skills with life-sized versions of favorites: Jenga, Connect Four, Checkers, Twister, Yahtzee, Tic Tac Toe, Hopscotch, Matching Game.

SOUNDS OF THE TIMES

Connecting the past with the present, enjoy the music of Sound Cream AirStream. This unique music experience will have you tapping your toes and dancing in the night. Blankets and lawn chairs encouraged. 

Food and refreshments 

We are partying like it's 1958! 

Cupcakes, BJ's Root Beer, and Coffee will be available.

Mister Softee Ice Cream Truck will be on hand with malts, shakes, sundaes and cones for purchase. Food and beverage vendors will also be on hand.

CARNIVAL

A selection of rides and games from Alamo Attractions, Inc. Carnival will be open from 6:00 - 10:00 PM.

saturday, september 15

BBQ COOK-OFF

Test your BBQ skills at the cook off. Entrants compete in three categories - Chicken, Ribs, and Brisket- for a chance at a $10,000.00 purse. Cook sites are nestled throughout Pickrell Park just steps away from family activities and live music. 

BBQ IBCA Cook-Off Rules

SchertzQ Competition Rules

BBQ Competition Application

KIDSQUE

Kids ages 6-17 can test their BBQ skills in the 2nd Annual IBCA sanctioned KidsQue competition. Pork Chop and charcoal are provided in the registration fee, $25.00 per cook. Event rules and application are available HERE.

FAMILY ZONE

Bring the entire family for a fun afternoon of games, activities and contests. The FREE Family Zone will be open from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. 

Elements include a Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Inflatable Playground, Rock Wall, Bungee Jump, Photo Booth, Car Show Display, Tie-Dye Art, and Settler's Corner, presented by the Schertz Historical Preservation Commission.

ENTERTAINMENT 

Live music begins at 2:15 PM. Scheduled to appear:

2:15 PM: Silver Serenaders

3:00 PM: Marcy Grace

5:00 PM: Prophets & Outlaws

carnival

A selection of rides and games from Alamo Attractions, Inc. Carnival will be open from 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM. 

Food-craft-business vendors

Opportunities for food-craft-business vendors are available. Please call the Events Office, 210.619.1635, for more information.

fireworks

Watch the Fireworks Show from Pickrell Park. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a front row seat (canopies are not allowed). 

Fireworks Show, sponsored by HEB, is scheduled at 8:15 PM. 

  1. Mary Spence

    Events Manager

  2. Cassandra Michels

    Events Specialist

  3. Public Affairs


    Physical Address
    1400 Schertz Parkway
    Building 5
    Schertz, TX 78154


    Directions

    Phone: 210-619-1600
    Fax: 210-619-1619