Smoke in Broke 2020 Cancelled

We’ve had to make the devastating decision to cancel Smoke in Broke 2020 due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak. 

We thank you for your interest in our event and thank you for your support during this difficult time.

We look forward to seeing you again in 2021. 

With thanks,
Randi & Robert Thraves

Smoke in Broke

6th - 7th June, 2020

@ McNamara Park
Broke, NSW

Tokens will be back in 2020!

Tasting tokens available to enable visitors to taste BBQ from competition teams. Percentage of token sales will be donated to local organisations.

BBQ, Beer & Good Times

Smoke in Broke will be back in 2020 with more fun, more food vendors, more competitors, and more BBQ. Experience every BBQ lovers dream... a weekend of BBQ, Beer, Wine, Music, and more. This event is great for the whole family.

BBQ Competition

This year the competition has grown to include a Steak Cookoff Association Competition on the Saturday and the ABA Competition on the Sunday. We will also have a separate demonstration stage to talk all things BBQ this year.

Pulled Pork

Tickets & Cost

The event will run Saturday 10:00 am til 6:00 pm and Sunday 10:00 am til 6:00 pm.

Tickets for the event are only $15 for the whole weekend or $10 for one day.

Barbecue may not be the road to world peace, but it's a start.
- Anthony Bourdain

Plan Your Eats


Smokin Hot n Saucy

The home of the best dang BBQ in Newcastle. Texan-style BBQ with a little Aussie flair.

The German Grill Haus

The German Grill Haus

Working closely with our master butcher, we’ve crafted mouthwatering premium quality sausages that have annually won multiple Gold awards at the Royal Easter Show as well as The Australian Meat Industry Council King Competition.

Ranga's BBQ

Real Wood – Real Fire – Real Smoke.
Texan Inspired barbecue cooked with Australian timber on an Australian built offset smoker. Newcastle, NSW

Where & When


6th – 7th June, 2020

Saturday 6th:  10:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday 7th: 10:00am – 6:00pm


McNamara Park
Broke, NSW, 2330