Downtown Throwdown BBQ and Brewfest on tap for Saturday

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - If you're looking for something fun to do on Saturday, Downtown PKB is holding its annual Downtown Throwdown BBQ and Brewfest.

The event, which is also sponsored by the Parkersburg Area Jaycees, will be from 6 to 10 p.m. at Bicentennial Park.

It will feature a variety of craft beers from throughout West Virginia, along with a competition among food vendors for the annual People's Choice Award.

Some of the competitors include the 2018 winner Convicted Pigs, Q Wagon BBQ, Aladdin Food Management Services, Brunello Restaurant & Bar, Pappy’s Lip Smackin BBQ, Parkersburg Brewing Company, Parkersburg Country Club, The Coffee Bar, Hot Dog Willy’s and Dem 2 Brothers & A Grill.

Music will be provided by the local bands Back Porch Alibi and JINXD. Back Porch Alibi will take the stage from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and JINXD will perform from 8 to 9:45 p.m.

For more information, contact Wendy Shriver at or call 304-865-0522. You can also go to or