Sunday, June 23, 2019 (12-4pm)

The Largest Kosher Charity BBQ Festival in the Country, Held in the Greater Philadelphia area sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society.


The parking shuttle starts at 11:40 am. Shuttle vans and buses will be available at co-partner Kaiserman JCC's Wynnewood location at the corner of City Line Avenue & Haverford Road. Only a 5 minute ride to the festival. Neighborhood parking also available but come early to get your spot. While there is no handicapped parking at the festival site, you may drop off passengers at the festival entrance.

Directions to Kaiserman JCC

Fun for everyone!!

FREE ADMISSION & Lots of fun and entertaining activities for children & adults!!

Hava NaGrilla T-shirts & baseball caps, mechanical bull riding for kids & all ages, kids obstacle course, watermelon eating contest for kids & adults, athletic challenges, children's playground, delicious food for all - including sumptuous smoked brisket sandwiches, vegetarian cuisine, a craft beer garden, scotch & bourbon table ... sample chili from 20 different competitors and vote for YOUR favorite chili for the Peoples Choice Award! Come and watch the 20 Kansas City Bbq Society smoke barbecue cooking teams competing for the Mid Atlantic BBQ Grand Champion Trophy! 


obstacle course for kids
mechanical bull riding

craft beer gardenscotch bourbon table


Hava NaGrilla's Goal

We strive to promote Jewish values and kindle community spirit, while enjoying sumptuous Kosher foods such as brisket sandwiches, lamb, chicken, sausages, hamburgers, hot dogs and vegetarian dishes. We will have 2 BBQ vendors who will cook brisket…smoked ‘low and slow’ to perfection.

Our visitors enjoy a diversity of craft artisans, great music including Jewish Bluegrass, a watermelon eating contest. Come enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of community spirit, live music, wonderful food and entertainment for all ages Check out the 20 cooking teams competing for the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Kosher BBQ Competition trophy!

60th anniversary Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El

Our Event Co-Sponsors & Sponsors

Joseph Levine & Sons
Giant Food Stores

Giant Food Stores
Tarabicos Grosso, LLP
Advanced Electrical Services Group
  • Philadelphia Courtyard Marriott
  • our sponsor conshohoken brewing company
  • our sponsor cartesian brewing
  • Protexia One Security Group
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hava nagrilla

Our name, “Hava NaGrilla”, was chosen to reflect the message of the iconic song which translates as “Let us sing, let us sing, and be glad. Awaken brethren with a cheerful heart.”