Chicago Blues Festival — Wally’s BBQ Pit

Friday-Sunday, June 9-11, 2023

Millennium Park, North Promenade Tent

12-9pm • FREE Admission

Chicago Blues Festival  >  Wally’s BBQ Pit


Beef ribs being basted with bbq sauce on a grill with a basting brush

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 Wally's BBQ Pit logo

New this year, the festival elevates its food options with a Blues-inspired smokehouse experience called “Wally’s BBQ Pit” in the North Promenade Tent of the Park with delicious BBQ fare and specialty drinks catered by Millennium Hall. In between Blues sets, guests can stop to enjoy their BBQ, cornbread and drinks on picnic tables alongside whiskey barrels and visible smokers.

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Chopped Brisket, Gus’s Q Sauce, Bun

Pulled Pork, Gus’s Q Sauce, Bun

Impossible Burger, Cheese, Gus’s Q Sauce, Bun

Smokehouse Cheeseburger, Pickles, Bun

Smoke House Meats

Pulled Pork 1/2 lb

Beef Brisket 1/2 lb

BBQ Ribs 1/2 slab

Smoked Chicken Leg

Smoked Sausage


Pit Beans


Mac & Cheese

Kettle Chips


Watermelon Wedges

Banana Pudding, Nilla Wafers, Whipped Cream

Large Chocolate Chip Cookie


Bud Light

Goose Island 312

Goose Island IPA

Stella Artois

NUTRL (Pineapple/Watermelon)

Cutwater Lime Margarita

Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc

Simply- Cutrer Canned Chardonnay

Hampton Water French Rose 750ML

Blues Exclusive Drinks

Axeman (Yellow Kentucky Bourbon, berry puree, mint, lime)

Double Clutch Blues Brew


Aquafina Water, Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew or Starry


Ice Tea