MacKID Festival Spotlight: Grilling on Main Street Minden

By by Mimi Rankin Webb, Publisher June 8, 2023

Join us on June 9-10th Downtown Minden for Grilling on Main – 2023 BBQ Cookoff Festival!
Compete against your friends, family and reigning champions in a friendly competition

Bring the whole family and enjoy live music, delicious BBQ, cold drinks, craft vendor shopping, a kid’s zone, cornhole tournament, fireworks and more!

Enjoy Chuck Jones and Buddy Flett LIVE at Easley Studios Courtyard Friday and Saturday on Pearl Street! 

Grab your best players and register for the upcoming GRILLING ON MAIN 2023 Cornhole Tournament which will take place on Friday, June 9th at 7pm in Downtown Minden.


Check out the food lineup at GRILLING ON MAIN 2023! You're not going to want to miss any of these delicious food vendors!

Plus you will have your chance to taste the People's Choice BBQ!

🍧 Harris Corner - Snow Cones
🔥 Herm's Meals on Wheels - BBQ
🌮 Bayou & BBQ - BBQ, Tacos, Nachos & Fish
🥪 I Don't Know, A Food Truck - Hot Sandwiches, Fries & Drinks
🍗 Anthony's Turkey Legs

There will be a Kids Zone which will be located at the Capital One parking lot downtown Minden.

City Art Works will host an art project for kids to enjoy on Saturday! As always City Arts is free to the public.


Stem with Starbase Louisiana


Stem with Starbase Louisiana

Kid Sight (Eye Screening for kids)

Treasure Dig


Cornhole Toss

Ring Toss

Face Painting 

Coloring at City Art works

Come have a great day of food, fun & BBQ!