Celebrations of soccer and barbecue are scheduled for Brookhaven Park this summer, according to Atlanta Soccerfest.

The organization plans to stage Soccerfest II, a follow-up to the program that attracted thousands of soccer fans to the park last summer to watch a giant television screen as the U.S. team played a World Cup match.

This summer, the Soccerfest II will feature FIFA Women’s World Cup games on July 4 and July 5, the organization said in a press release issued April 8.

Also on July 4, the organization will host the first Brookhaven BBQ Bash, which it says will be a Georgia BBQ Association sanctioned competition offering cash prizes totaling $10,000.

“What is more patriotic than BBQ on the Fourth of July?” Soccerfest president Craig Fanti asked in the press release announcing the event. “Add beer to that and a blues concert on the main stage, you can’t go wrong.”

Thousands of soccer fans filled Brookhaven Park last year for the city's first Soccerfest.

Thousands of soccer fans filled Brookhaven Park last year for the city’s first Soccerfest.

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