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August 5, 2022 - August 6, 2022
All Day
Westland, MI 48185
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Blues, Brews, & BBQ

Friday, August 5, 2022

Blues, Brews and Barbecue is the biggest summer bash in all of Western Wayne County! It's all about slick blues music, good ol' authentic BBQ food, and ice cold domestic draft brews. Sights and sounds are free of charge so bring your family and friends!

Dates and Times

Friday, August 5th, 2022

  • Admission to the festivities begins at 5:00pm

Saturday, August 6th, 2022

  • Family Fun Time event from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
  • General admission begins at 4:00pm


Thomas H. Brown Central Park - 36601 Ford Road.
Our event is right on Ford Road where we have shade, easy walking distance from Tattan Park, and limited parking.


Don't want to worry about parking at the event?  Free shuttle service will also be running throughout the day every 15 minutes from these parking lots:

Drone Light Show and Fireworks

This will be the biggest and best fireworks show Westland has ever seen! Fireworks will begin at 10:00pm on Saturday, August 6th, 2022.  But it gets better!

This year, the City of Westland will also be featuring a drone light show before the start of the traditional fireworks display!

BBB City Of Westland Logo

Family Fun Time Event

Bring your family out to the Blues, Brews, and Barbecue during our FREE Family Fun Time event between 2:00pm and 4:00pm.

Look at all the fun for kids of all ages!

  • Crafts
  • Inflatables
  • Interactive Activities
  • Music
  • and Much, Much More!


Friday, August 5th, 2022

Saturday, August 6th, 2022

Food Vendors

If you are interested in being a food vendor at this years event, please contact the Westland Chamber of Commerce at 734-326-7222 to get more information.

BBQ Competition

This is a chance for us to acknowledge the "3 Best BBQ'ers" at Blues, Brews, and Barbecue. Each winner will earn a plaque and the first place winner will have their name added to our City Hall trophy for all of the public to see (kind of like the Stanley Cup). Voting to take place starting Friday at 5:00pm and ends Saturday at 8:00pm. The 3 winners will be announced on stage with Westland Mayor William R Wild and our BBQ Sponsor.


We would like to thank all the sponsors that helped make this event happen.  Without their contributions this event would not have been possible.

Special thanks go out to:

  • Westland Downtown Development Authority
  • Wayne Ford Civic League
  • Wayne County Community College District
  • Priority Waste

Here is the complete Sponsor List for the event.

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