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Big Apple Barbecue Block Party

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  • Big Apple Barbecue Block Party
  • Big Apple Barbecue Block Party
  • Big Apple Barbecue Block Party
  • Big Apple Barbecue Block Party

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  • Includes: Admission for one guest to the pre-event cocktail party in Madison Square Park on Friday June 10, 2011 from 7 - 9 PMGuided tours of the park to visit each pitmaster as they set up their rigs and start smokingLight buffet and passed hors d'oeuvres by Blue SmokeCocktails, beer and wine, compliments of Maker’s Mark, Goose Island, Tito’s and Dancing BullFastPass to the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party weekend (Sat & Sun, June 11–12); includes a $100 value redeemable for food, beverage and merchandise, and guaranteed exclusive access to express lines for the FastPass holder and one guestProceeds from the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party benefit the Madison Square Park Conservancy.Offer must be redeemed on June 10, 2011. Promotional offer subject to terms and conditions.

What we love

  • Crowds will flock to Madison Square Park on June 11 and 12—but Gilt City members will party in a private tent the night before, sipping cocktails and noshing on barbecue from famed Blue Smoke.
  • A guided tour of the grounds will introduce guests to 16 pitmasters from across the country as they start to 'cue up.
  • With your ticket to the pre-party, you’ll receive an exclusive FastPass for you and a guest good for use during both days of the barbecue. (These are sold-out to the rest of the public, mind you.) What this means: access to the express lines at every barbecue station and a $100 certificate redeemable for pulled pork, brisket and more.

What to know

  • Redeem on: Friday, June 10, 2011
  • This offer is subject to Terms and Conditions
  • Must be 21 and older. Valid ID must be presented at the door. Offer is final sale and nonrefundable. Offer must be redeemed on June 10, 2011. Promotional offer subject to terms and conditions. Names will be on the list at the door. Please print your Gilt City voucher and bring it with you on the day of the sale.

About Big Apple Barbecue Block Party

An annual food festival held in Madison Square Park, Danny Meyer’s Big Apple Barbecue Block Party is a celebration of summer in all its smoky glory. If you’ve been, you know that the pitmasters tend to draw huge crowds—and lines can grow long as guests wait for their whole hog and ribs. This is why Gilt City members can snap up a ticket to an exclusive pre-party on June 10, where you’ll sip cocktails in a private tent and watch pitmasters prepare for the weekend’s festivities. And that’s just the beginning. You’ll savor a barbecue feast from Blue Smoke pitmaster Kenny Callaghan: and wash it down with Maker's Mark, Goose Island ale, Tito's and Dancing Bull. There’s nothing better than a block party. Except for this block party.

— Madeline Garber, Gilt City Editor

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