Welcome To Death’s Door BBQ!


Who doesn’t like barbeque? Come to beautiful Washington Island on Friday and Saturday, August 26th & 27th, 2016 for the 5th annual Death’s Door Bar-B-Q (DDBBQ) at the Washington Island Airport. The first three events had visitors raving about the food quality and the friendliness and beauty of Washington Island.DDBBQ_doorcty1

Presented by the Washington Island Ferry Line and the Washington Island Chamber of Commerce, DDBBQ is a KCBS-Sanctioned Competition with 100% certified judges and $7,500 in prize money.

Death’s Door Bar-B-Q opens to the public at the Washington Island Airport on Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at 10 am, with free admission, arts & crafts, kids’ activities, live music, food vendors, and of course – Barbequed Chicken, Pork, Pork Ribs, and Beef Brisket as sold by the DDBBQ competitors.

DDBBQ_doorcty2The event organizers are honored to report that DDBBQ has been chosen as a participant in the Kansas City Barbecue Society charity initiative 100KCBS, whose goal is to donate 100,000 barbecue meals to food pantries across the country during the 2014 competition season.

We are thrilled to be involved and look forward to working with KCBS, local food pantries and our terrific teams to donate some great meals this summer.

For info about lodging and other attractions, visit washingtonisland-wi.com; for Ferry Line schedules and other Island transportation, visit wisferry.com.


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Weather Forecast

Saturday 12/03 10%
Cloudy skies. Temps nearly steady in the mid to upper 30s. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
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Saturday Night 12/03 20%
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Considerable cloudiness. Low 32F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday 12/04 90%
Cloudy skies early followed by a mixture of light rain and snow in the afternoon. High 37F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precip 90%. Snow accumulations less than one inch.
Sunday Night 12/04 80%
Cloudy with a mixture of rain and snow in the evening. Low 33F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precip 80%.