Community Easter Scavenger Hunt Has Been Cancelled

Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020

Description:

Easter fun for the whole family! hay rides, farm animals, pony rides, petting zoo and a... »

Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market - Spring Festival Has Been Cancelled

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020 to Sunday, April 26, 2020

Description:

Come and shop for American handmade arts and crafts on the farm at the "Spring Festival”... »

Spring Food Truck Festival Has Been Cancelled

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020

Description:

The Spring Food Truck Festival will tempt hungry festival-goers with many mobile cuisine... »

The Heartbeat Happening Classic Car Show Has Been Cancelled

Date: Sunday, April 26, 2020

Description:

The Heartbeat Happening Classic Car Show returns to Bates Nut Farm. Organized by Heartbeat... »

Mother's Day Tea

Date: Saturday, May 9, 2020

Description:

Sherrie will be the host of your Mother's Day tea! Expand your tea tastes with our samplers of... »

Spring Field Trip at the Farm!

Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Description:

You're invited to a fun, relaxing morning on the farm! Enjoy a picnic lunch while breathing in... »

Valley Center Community Yard Sale

Date: Saturday, May 30, 2020

Description:

The annual Valley Center Community Yard Sale is a don’t-miss for buyers and sellers... »

Summer Field Trip at Bates Nut Farm!

Date: Saturday, July 18, 2020

Description:

You're invited to a fun, relaxing morning on the farm! Bring the kids for summer fun; the... »

Summer Food Truck Festival

Date: Saturday, August 15, 2020

Description:

Some of San Diego's favorite food trucks will be on hand serving a variety of mobile cuisine.... »

Camping Under the Stars

Date: Saturday, August 15, 2020 to Sunday, August 16, 2020

Description:

Spend an evening on the farm with family and friends at the annual Campout! Bring a tent or RV... »

Movie in the Park

Date: Saturday, August 15, 2020

Description:

What’s better than dinner and a movie? Stay after the Food Truck Festival for a showing... »

Event: KCBS Sanctioned BBQ Contest & “Taste of BBQ”

« return to June, 2014

Event Flyer

Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014

Time: 12:00pm to 9:30pm

Location: Bates Nut Farm

Email:

Phone: 760-310-5040

Website: http://www.kcbs.us/events.php?year=2014&month=6&id=4711

Description: The BBQ contest is a Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS) sanctioned event. It will showcase nearly 60 of the top BBQ teams around, all vying for the California State Championship along with cash prizes. Held in conjunction with the VC Music Festival, BBQ teams will compete in 4 categories: Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork, and Brisket. The "Taste of BBQ" gives spectators the opportunity to taste some of the delicious entries for a small charge.

Plan on spending the day with your family at Bates! Great music paired with some of the best BBQ around is the perfect way to spend a Saturday.