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Freedom Festival continues in Cedar Rapids with BBQ Roundup

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

The annual BBQ Roundup began Thursday in Cedar Rapids as a part of Freedom Festival.

This year the event has a new location -- the McGrath Amphitheater.

It began at 11 a.m.Thursday and go until 10 p.m.

The roundup will continue through Sunday.

Friday and Saturday the event will be open until 11 p.m.

On Sunday, it will close at 6 p.m.

Venders will include California Rib King, Big Boned BBQ Co, Johnson's BBQ, Cowboys BBQ and Rib Co, The Texas Smokehouse and Porky 'N' Beans.

It cost $3 to get in, but admission will be free on Thursday and Friday during lunch hours.

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