Downtown Wagoner, Corp. will host its inaugural Beats, Brews and BBQ celebration in historic downtown Wagoner June 7-8 and all area residents are invited.

Event hours are 6-11 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday. All activity will take place on South Main.

On Friday, eight local teams will compete for top barbeque honors with cash prizes and bragging rights up for grabs. Taster kits are $10 and go on sale at 6 p.m. at the Downtown Wagoner booth.

Winner of the People’s Choice award will have their entry served by Downtown Wagoner on Saturday.

Saturday, June 8 will be the KCBS Sanctioned BBQ contest, featuring professional teams from across the region. A People’s Choice contest begins at 5 p.m., and taster kits will be available from the Downtown Wagoner booth.

The organization will also be selling hotdogs, polish dogs and bratwursts.

Live music will be featured as entertainment throughout the weekend.

Parking for the celebration will be along North and South Boulevard and at the First Methodist Church parking lot. Cost is $5 per vehicle with all proceeds benefitting the Wagoner Agriculture Booster Association.

For more information, call 918-577-1772.