Fourth of July Block Party Returns to Tumon

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Guam’s annual BBQ Block Party will be held in Tumon this 4th of July.

Guam Visitor’s Bureau announced that they will be hosting the 3rd Annual Pleasure Island Guam BBQ Block Party, featuring Local and international chefs who will compete in the Micronesian Chef Association’s BBQ competition.

 

The chefs will be competing in teams for the pride of winning best barbecue and a cash prize of $4,000.  The public will have a chance to purchase the food from each culinary team’s presentation as well. A variety of Guam’s unique BBQ styles, cuisines, and delicacies will be available as well as cultural performances, local goods, and live music.

 

 

 

 (Parts of San Vitores Road in Tumon from the crosswalk between UnderWater World and T-Galleria by DFS to the traffic light in front of the entrance to SandCastle will be closed from 10am on the 4th of July until 3am July 5th.  See News Release below.)

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For Immediate Release

BBQ AROMA TO FILL PLEASURE ISLAND FOR THE 3rd ANNUAL GUAM BBQ BLOCK PARTY!

 

(Tumon, GUAM) – Tuesday, June 23, 2015 – The third annual Pleasure Island Guam BBQ Block Party returns to Tumon in celebration of the 4th of July on Saturdayfrom 5:30pm to 10:00pm.

3rd annual Pleasure Island Guam BBQ Block Party Event Information

With tantalizingly delicious barbecue cuisine, the aroma of this incredible culinary and cultural event is sure to entice the local community to join in the celebration and enrich the Guam’s visitor experience of the Håfa Adai Spirit! The event will showcase Guam’s unique BBQ styles with a wide variety of cuisines and delicious local delicacies, along with various food vendors, and local goods from artisans throughout the island. In addition, local cultural performances and live music will be featured in this GVB signature event.

The highlight of the event is the BBQ competition organized by the Micronesian Chefs’ Association (MCA). With over $4,000 in prize money up for grabs, the competition between local and international teams is fierce. Delicious BBQ from the competitors will be available for purchase at the block party.

This event is free and open to the public. Event organizers expect thousands of participants will turn out for this event.

Road Closure Notice

San Vitores Road in Tumon from the crosswalk between UnderWater World and T-Galleria by DFS to the traffic light in front of the entrance to SandCastle will be closed on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, July 5, 2015 at 3:00 a.m, to ensure safety of event participants.

 

 

For More Information:

Josh Tyquiengco

Public Information Officer

GUAM VISITORS BUREAU

Office: 646-5278

 

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