MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis’ fire and police departments will engage in a friendly duel Saturday afternoon — and barbecue will be their weapon of choice!
The third-annual “Battle of the Badges and the People’s BBQ” will feature officers from Minneapolis Police, Park Police and firefighters duking it out for the title of “Best Ribs in the City.”READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: High Temps Could Reach 90 Degrees Sunday
The Minnesota BBQ Society will also be on hand to provide free smoky goodness for all in attendance.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: 1 Dead, NWS Confirms 3 Tornadoes Touched Down Across MN
The crowd will also enjoy live music from acts such as Sounds of Blackness, Paris Bennett, Javonta Patterson & DFY, James Grear & Co. and Jamecia Bennet.MORE NEWS: 4-Year-Old Natalia Ashes Dies In Mankato After Tree Branch Falls On Tent During Overnight Storms
The Battle of the Badges will be at North Commons Park at 1801 James Avenue North Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.