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Firefest Introduction

Welcome to the Firefest page, this is going to be the hottest new event of the year! Get ready to ignite your passion for all things BBQ as we bring you a sizzling day of excitement. Firefest is not just an event; it's an unforgettable experience packed with thrilling activities, mouthwatering food, and endless fun. And that's not all - on the same day, we're hosting two fantastic supporting events, Pitmaster Academy (R4R) and BBQ Blaze, to ensure there's something for everyone. So mark your calendars and join us for a fiery celebration like no other!



Event Info

Pitmaster Academy (R4R)

  • Educational Class
  • Learn How To BBQ
  • 25 Slots Available 

BBQ Blaze

  • Competition
  • Team Event
  • Giveaways, Awards, and More

Firefest General Event

  • Activities
  • Burger Burn / BBQ Plates for Sale
  • Fun For All Ages!

Pitmaster Academy

What is pitmaster academy (R4R)?

The pitmaster academy (R4R) is an educational class that costs $5.00 a person and the course it taught by Firefest. This class teaches BBQ fundamentals, grilling/smoking techniques, and health/safety considerations in two hours.  

How much does it cost?

The class is $5.00 a person. To purchase and sign-up please visit the Community Center. 

Where do I sign-up?

Tickets will be on sale at the Community Center which is located at 5555 Ironwood St. Bldg 2050. Sign-ups are from September 25th - October 6th.

How many people can join?

This class is limitied to 25 individuals and is a first come, first serve basis to sign-up. 

BBQ Blaze:

What is BBQ Blaze?

BBQ Blaze is a team competition event. This event is in conjunction with Firefest and it is a competitive team event to see who can cook the BEST BBQ. Protein will be provided but each team must provide their own seasonings/rubs. 

How much does it cost?

There are 25 FREE team slots available. This is a first come, first serve basis. After the first 25 teams have signed up, the following teams who register after will have to pay a $50 registration fee. 

Where do I sign-up?

Sign-up with a team at the Community Center which is located at 5555 Ironwood St. Bldg 2050. Sign-ups are from September 25th - October 6th.

How many people can join?

You can have as many people as you see fit to join your team. 

Firefest General Event:

  • Bouncy Castles
  • Face Painting
  • BBQ Plates for Sale
  • Burger Burn
  • Beer/Full Service Bar
  • Polaris Trunk or Treat
  • S'Mores Bar
  • DJ

    Event Parking

    Plenty of parking will be available near the event site for ease of access. 

    Prohibited Items

    • Weapons of any kind

    • Drones

    • Shade/Canopy Tents

    • Tobacco Products

    • Vapes

    • Drugs

    • Glass Containers

    • Outside Alcohol

    • Pets


    Firefest Event Grounds

    5555 Ironwood Street
    Tucson, AZ 85707