With Memorial Day a few weeks away, it’s time to start planning for the perfect BBQ. We all know that the key to a great Memorial Day BBQ is the food. Here are some of our favorite BBQ recipes that are sure to make your party one to remember. So let’s get started and get ready for an amazing Memorial Day BBQ.

The Ultimate BBQ Burger

The classic BBQ burger is a must at any Memorial Day party. And while you can always just throw some patties on the grill, why not kick things up a notch with an ultimate BBQ burger? This delicious burger starts with a juicy beef patty topped with cheddar cheese, pickles, and a homemade BBQ sauce. Then it’s topped with crispy bacon, onion rings, and a creamy coleslaw. Serve this one up with a side of fries and you’ve got a burger that’s sure to be a hit at any BBQ.

Grilled Corn on the Cob

Grilled corn on the cob is a summertime classic and a must-have at any Memorial Day BBQ. To make the perfect grilled corn on the cob, start by soaking the cobs in water for an hour before grilling. Then lightly coat the cobs with butter and season with salt, pepper, and your favorite herbs. Grill the cobs over medium heat for about 10-15 minutes, turning every few minutes. Serve with melted butter, lime, and cilantro for a delicious and easy side dish.

BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

Nothing says BBQ like a delicious chicken sandwich. Start by marinating some chicken breasts in BBQ sauce for at least an hour. Then grill the chicken over medium-high heat for about 8-10 minutes, flipping once. Serve the chicken on toasted buns with lettuce, tomato, and your favorite condiments for a classic, delicious sandwich.

Grilled Vegetables

For a delicious and healthy side dish, try grilling up some of your favorite vegetables. Start by lightly coating the vegetables in olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Then grill over medium-high heat for about 10-15 minutes, turning every few minutes. Serve the grilled veggies with a side of ranch or your favorite dip for a delicious and healthy side dish.

Potato Salad

Potato salad is a classic side dish for any BBQ and a must-have at your Memorial Day party and is sure to be a hit with both kids and adults. Start by boiling some potatoes until they’re fork tender. Then add mayonnaise, mustard, celery, onions, pickles, and hard boiled eggs. Mix everything together and chill before serving.

Fruit Salad

If you’re looking for a light and refreshing side dish, try making a fruit salad. Start by dicing up some of your favorite fruits like pineapple, watermelon, cantaloupe, and honeydew. Then add some grapes, strawberries, and blueberries. Mix everything together and serve with a side of whipped cream or yogurt for a delicious and healthy dessert.


No Memorial Day BBQ is complete without a dessert. And what better way to end the night than with a classic campfire treat – s’mores! Start by setting up a s’mores station with graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate bars. Then let your guests roast the marshmallows over the fire and assemble their own s’mores.


There you have it – some favorite BBQ recipes for your Memorial Day party. Whether you’re looking for a classic burger or a light and refreshing fruit salad, these recipes are sure to please your guests. So get ready for a great Memorial Day BBQ.