Brandywine Backyard BBQ

Fifth Annual Brandywine Backyard BBQ Festival

Sunday, April 23, 2023
12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
New Garden Township Park
8938 Gap Newport Pike, Landenberg, PA 19350

A community event – everyone welcome!

We are planning to hold the 2023 Brandywine Backyard BBQ Festival again this year.  Please join us for a spring afternoon in the park with live music bands, BBQ, burgers, wine & beer beverages and dessert food trucks in a picnic setting.  

We are a charitable organization that relies on donations and contributions to provide scouting programs and leadership opportunities for the youth in our area. The BBQ Festival is our main community event and fundraiser.  If you’d like to make a donation, Please click here to donate 

Thank you for your support and we hope to see you at this year’s BBQ Festival!


Admissions

Admission for the festival is:

  • $10 per person AGES 14 and up
  • $5 per person 13 and under

Wristbands provided for proof of purchase. Pay at the gate.


Parking Information

Handicap parking, and vendor parking may enter through the main New Garden Township Park gate at 8938 Gap Newport Pike, Landenberg, PA 19350.  Limited public parking is also available at this entrance.

Parking Locations at:

  • New Garden Township Administration Building, 299 Starr Road, Landenberg, PA 19350
  • St. Gabriel’s Church, 8910 Gap Newport Pike, Avondale, PA 19311


Sponsorships

Exclusive Presenting Sponsor! ~ $10,000
  • Exclusive naming rights with company name/logo on all event marketing materials (ex: “Brandywine Backyard BBQ presented by Company Name”), including: street banner hung in Kennett Square prior to event, VISTA Today article, press releases, webpage, social media, flyers, posters, media coverage
  • Special mention in CCCBSA email newsletter with almost 11k subscribers
  • Opportunity to speak during concert
  • Acknowledgement during concert
  • Display company supplied banner in prime location during event
  • Linked social media spotlight on BBQ and CCCBSA Facebook accounts
  • Company logo/name on sponsorship signs
  • Company logo/name on event webpage
  • 10X30 booth in prime location
  • Festival admission for 25 guests

Equivalent to providing a weeklong overnight camp experience for 20 at-risk scouts.

Grand Champion Sponsor ~ $5,000
  • Acknowledgement during concert
  • Display company supplied banner in prime location during event
  • Linked social media spotlight on BBQ and CCCBSA Facebook accounts
  • Company logo/name on sponsorship signs
  • Company logo/name on event webpage
  • 10X20 booth in prime location
  • Festival admission for 18 guests

Equivalent to providing a weeklong overnight camp experience for 10 at-risk scouts.

Reserve Champion Sponsor ~ $3,000
  • Acknowledgement during concert
  • Display company supplied banner during event
  • Linked social media spotlight on BBQ and CCCBSA Facebook accounts
  • Company logo/name on sponsorship signs
  • Company logo/name on event webpage
  • 10X10 booth in prime location
  • Festival admission for 10 guests

Equivalent to providing a weeklong overnight camp experience for 5 at-risk scouts.

Blue Ribbon Sponsor ~ $1,000
  • Acknowledgement during concert
  • Display company supplied banner during event
  • Linked social media spotlight on BBQ Facebook account
  • Company logo/name on sponsorship signs
  • Company logo/name on event webpage
  • 10X10 booth
  • Festival admission for 6 guests

Equivalent to providing a weeklong overnight camp experience for 2 at-risk scouts.

Red Ribbon Sponsor ~ $600
  • Social media mention on BBQ Facebook account
  • Company logo/name on sponsorship signs
  • Company logo/name on event webpage
  • 10X10 booth
  • Festival admission for 2 guests

Equivalent to keeping 3 scouts in Scouting for a year.

White Ribbon Sponsor ~ $300
  • Company logo/name on sponsorship signs
  • Company logo/name on event webpage

Equivalent to keeping 2 scouts in Scouting for a year.

Click here for the Brandywine Backyard BBQ Sponsor Form.


Vendors 

You can register to participate as a:

  • FOOD & DESSERT VENDORS: $150.00 for a 20 X 20 space
  • BEVERAGE VENDORS: separate contract arrangement – contact for details

Food and dessert vendors, please fill out this PDF Form either electronically or on paper. You can mail it with a check made out to CCCBSA, to Lisa Antonucci, Chester County Council, 1 Scouting Way, Exton, PA 19341, OR email it to [email protected] along with a phone number we can contact to take credit card payment.

2023 BBQ Food Vendor form

2023 Food Vendor Rules


Live Music

Once again, we will feature the music of two great local bands: Late Ambitions and Ol’ 442!


Volunteers

Thank you for supporting the Brandywine Backyard Barbeque Festival for the benefit of Friends of Scouting.  We appreciate the dedicated volunteers who support scouting year-round and at this event. Without volunteers, Scouting would not exist. If you are a volunteer Scout or Scouter, please wear Class B uniform.

To sign up to volunteer or if you have questions about volunteering, please send an email to the Brandywine BBQ or click below:

Sign up to volunteer will open in the spring.


General Information

To keep the festival safe and fun for everyone, please leave pets, skateboards, bicycles, radios, and roller-blades at home. Thank you for your cooperation!

INFORMATION/VOLUNTEER BOOTH

Visit the Information Booth to ask general questions about the festival or Scouting. If you would like to help out in the Information Booth or if you would like to volunteer during this year’s event, please register at our volunteer signup!

FIRST AID STATION

Emergency Assistance: If you should need help at the festival, please contact any law enforcement official or emergency personnel. They will be glad to assist you as needed. There will be first aid at the Information/Volunteer Booth. 

RESTROOMS

Bathrooms are located at the center of the park.

LOST & FOUND

Found items should be taken to the Information/Volunteer Booth. To avoid problems caused by losing items such as car keys, rain gear, hats, phones and other things, we recommend you secure keys in a pocket, backpack, or fanny pack. Attendees should also look around carefully before leaving any area.

After the event: all items that have not been picked up will be taken to Chester County Council BSA Program Activity Resource Campus (PARC), 1 Scouting Way, Exton, PA 19341.

Lost Children: Children who appear to be alone or without adult supervision at the event will be taken to the Information/Volunteer Booth. Announcements to reunite parents and children will be made from the stages.

Lost Adults: We recommend that groups arrange specific meeting spots and times during the day and evening.

Remember, there is minimal lighting at the event during the evening.