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About Squeal on the Eel

Our desire is to create a regional festival that highlights the diversity of Logansport, showcases its leading industries and serves as a tourist destination — all while raising money for local charities.

Opening Hours

Saturday, June 15, 2024

10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.


Get Tickets

General admission tickets are just $10 in advance ($15 at the gate the day of the festival).

Purchase a BBQ Tasters' ticket for $35 and you'll be able to sample  each of the dishes prepared in our Kansas City BBQ Society judged competition! The ticket price also includes access to the full Squeal on the Eel schedule of events.

100 percent of the profits from Squeal on the Eel goes to support these local charities:


2024 Charities coming soon​

Benefiting local charities

Festival Map

Get to know your way around

Where to park and how to get in

  • There is no designated parking area but there is a parking lot off of Race Street that can be utilized. First come first serve basis. No shuttle service will be available, but there are drop-off areas near the park off of Race Street and near entrance off of 15th Street. 

  • Motorcycles are allowed to park along Riverside Drive against the fence but do not block the road for emergency personnel and police. Do not block center road.

  • PNC Mobile ATM on site

About the KCBS

  • Car Show Car — located on the gravel lot on the west end of Riverside park. 

  • Kansas City BBQ Society Backyard Competition

  • BBQ Tasting — 2-4 p.m. inside the McHale Complex. Must have Red BBQ Tasting bracelet on for admittance.

  • Kiddie Area

  • Beer and Wine Garden

  • Food trucks

  • Local vendors/producers

  • Event merchandise

  • Black Stone Cherry

  • Chase Matthew

  • The Hype

  • Most Importantly: The satisfaction of knowing you are supporting some awesome Cass County Causes!

THE KANSAS CITY BARBEQUE SOCIETY (KCBS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and enjoying barbeque, is the world's largest organization of barbeque and grilling enthusiasts with over 20,000 members worldwide. KCBS sanctions over 500 barbeque contests world wide. From volunteering to actual event production, our members also offer assistance to civic and charitable organizations who organize events.


Here's just a sampling of what to expect when you arrive at the festival!

What you'll experience

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