Mark your calendars and save the date. St. Cloud’s Smokin’ Brews, Boats & BBQ is just around the corner.

“St. Cloud Main Street is excited to enter into their 15th year with Smokin Brews, Boats & BBQ,” said St. Cloud Main Street Executive Director Paula Stark. 

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Everyone is invited to the event that will be on Saturday, May 11. The event will feature the P1 Powerboat Races (which will be on display for viewing after the races), live entertainment, vendors and more. 

“Added features this year are live radio remotes with 103.1 WOLF Radio with Skid the Producer and in the afternoon, Deborah Roberts from WTKS from the Jim Colbert Show will be on hand,” Stark added.

In addition, attendees can participate in the annual People’s Choice BBQ Competition, with local pit masters who will be competing to be this year’s champion. 

The event will be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., at St. Cloud Lakefront (1104 Lakeshore Blvd., St. Cloud). Admission is free. Tickets to participate in the People’s Choice BBQ Competition are $10 each. Tickets may be purchased online in advance.

For more information or to purchase People’s Choice BBQ Competition tickets, visit