Hill Country’s Backyard Pop-up Barbecue

Event Date: 
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 4:00pm to 9:00pm

The Washington Post's going-out-guru Fritz Hahn called it the "new go-to summer gathering spot."

And, now it's back again for summer!

Hill Country’s Backyard Barbecue is a unique branded outdoor experience featuring Hill Country’s award-winning Texas-style barbecue, ice-cold Shiner beers, live music, and signature cocktails on the spacious and picturesque West Lawn of the National Building Museum!

Throughout the spring and summer, Hill Country’s Backyard Barbecue will also feature live American roots music on Friday and Saturday nights, presented by Hill Country Live, Hill Country’s Austin-inspired music program.

Hill Country’s Backyard Barbecue menu will include some of Hill Country Barbecue Market’s signature dishes, as well as a Barbecue Chicken Sandwich and Barbecue Beef Sandwich, and the brand-new Hill Country Hot Links, a house-made spicy and sweet frankfurter-style sausage.

The menu will also include picnic-friendly sides like Confetti Coleslaw, Potato Salad, and Mini Skillet Cornbread. A selection of Shiner beers, including the Bock, Light Blonde, Premium and Ruby Redbird, as well as hand-crafted cocktails like the Hill Country Margarita, seasonal fruit Sangria, and Hill Country’s Backyard Barbecue signature cocktail, the Porch Swing, made with gin, strawberry simple syrup and fresh lemon juice for a refreshing cocktail you can sip outside all day. Rounding out Hill Country’s Backyard Barbecue menu are non-alcoholic options including fresh-squeezed Lemonade and Iced Tea.

Starting Thursday, May 1st, Hill Country’s Backyard Barbecue will be open Thursday through Saturday from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.