Rocket City Best Fest kicks off summer with a sizzle

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Burgers, brews, and a great cause round out the Rocket City Best Fest coming to Huntsville.

Rocket City Relay for Life is hosting the Rocket City Best Fest to benefit the American Cancer Society at Big Spring Park on June 8th. This family and pet-friendly extravaganza will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and is free to attend.

The Best Fest features a burger cook-off, live entertainment, craft beer, and activities for the whole family. Cancer survivors will kick off ceremonies with an on-stage welcome and recognition. Survivors will receive a free dinner to celebrate.

“We are extremely excited to be a part of this event. Cancer is something that has entered into everyone’s life at some point and we are happy to support a great cause,” said Chef Jeremy Esterly.

Esterly is one of the chefs participating in the burger cook-off, he’ll be there representing Phat Sammy’s, a Tiki bar restaurant slated to open in downtown Huntsville later this year.

Other burger cook-off participants in the restaurant division include Longhorn, Metro Diner, Bonefish Grill, Ale’s Kitchen, Drake’s, Old Black Bear, and Texas Roadhouse.

For more information about the Rocket City Best Fest, click here or call the Huntsville American Cancer Society office at (256) 536-1863.

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