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Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Come To Hotlanta

Hotlanta Never Tasted So Good…
Last year the show SOLD OUT and we couldn’t even serve all the wonderful people who came out to see what we are all about. This year
– we are going WHOLE HOG, moving up to a larger facility, making
sure we have enough room for everyone and preparing for the empending porkapolypse...get ready to squeal like a pig!

Show Info

March 2nd 2013
Saturday VIP Bacon & Whole Hog Session – Noon - 6pm

Saturday Regular Session – 2pm - 6pm

What Is All the Excitement About…

Join us at the festival for a great day of beer sippin', bourbon tastin', music listenin', cigar smokin', and barbeque eatin'. Y our admission buys you a sampling glass so you can enjoy an ALL-YOU-CARE –TO-TASTE sampling of beer and bourbon. Some of the best barbeque vendors are on-site if you get hungry all while enjoying seminars in the tasting theater and LIVE music all day.

What You Can Expect...
  • Souvenir Glass for Tastings.
  • Unlimited Beer and Bourbon Tastings as you stroll from table to table and tent to tent. There are 40 Bourbons and 60 Beers on Tap. Enjoy, but please drink responsibly.
  • BBQ Galore! Enjoy the great barbeque selection – pulled pork from whole hogs, ribs, brisket, chickens, sausages and any fixin’ you could imagine. We’ll keep the portions heavy and the prices low.
  • Enjoy Seminars in the Tasting Theater with Master Distillers, Brewmasters, and Pit Masters from the Deep South.
  • Listen To Live Rock & Blues Music and great Bluegrass on The Main Stage
  • Enjoy the Great Contests on the Main Stage: Atlanta's Best Beer Belly Competition and the Daisy Dukes & Boots Contest
  • Browse Cool Exhibits of Brewerania, Hot sauces, bbq accessories, and even a cigar tent for all guests.
  • Choices, choices, choices…

Valid Saturday Noon – 6pm. In addition to the all of the features above, the VIP Bacon and Whole Hog Session offers an exclusive tasting experience. Limited to 1000 guests ONLY, each guest will enjoy 10+ Tasting Stations featuring gourmet bacons from all over the country and local restaurants serving up their favorite BACON DISHES from Noon - 3pm. Our Pit Masters will be on-hand to show you where pulled pork comes from with WHOLE HOGS for sampling. VIP guests will enjoy special VIP bathrooms and a separate VIP Tastings area. Other benefits include the 2 extra hours of sampling, a souvenir lanyard and much more. The VIP tent has doubled in size to accommodate more FUN! These tickets are limited and will SELL OUT.

Participating Restaurants Include:
Pit Boss BBQ
Palate Party
Grand Champion BBQ
Cobb Galleria Centre
Jus-So Catering
Meehan's Pulic House
Nana G's Chicken & Waffles
Big Shanty Smokehouse
TEP Catering
Pig-N-Chik BBQ
Meat-Me-At-The-Grill Catering
Shanes Rib Shack

REGULAR SATURDAY SESSION: Valid Saturday 2pm – 6pm. Enjoy a fun day of Beer, Bourbon and BBQ. Your admission includes over 40 bourbons and 60 beers for your tasting pleasure. The Tasting Theater and Main Stage offer great entertainment. Other fun things will be available like: taking the BBQ Sauce Challenge, The Rare Bourbon Tasting Table and other surprises. Go Hog Wild! ADMISSION OPTIONS: Last call is at 5:45. Tickets on-site are cash only. CLICK TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS NOW VIP BACON & WHOLE HOG TICKET: NOON – 6:00PM TICKETS ARE $75 ADVANCE ONLY 91% SOLD OUT
Valid from Noon-6pm. Includes admission into the event, the features outlined above, a souvenir tasting glass & lanyard, unlimited samplings of beer and bourbon, food tastings outlined above and bacon sampling from Noon - 3pm, TWO EXTRA hours of sampling, access to VIP restrooms and VIP tasting area, and all live entertainment.


TICKETS ARE $35 ADVANCE / $40 ON-SITE Valid Saturday from 2pm - 6pm. Includes admission into the event, a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer and bourbon sampling, and all live entertainment. DESIGNATED DRIVER TICKET: $25 ADVANCE ONLINE OR ON-SITE . Valid during any Saturday session. Includes admission into the event only. KIDS 12 & UNDER ARE FREE. This event is not designed for children. They are welcome but you will find very little of interest to them. Squeal like a pig!!!!!!! A portion of the proceeds will benefit:
All Drink Items on the Drink Menu are subject to change and some brands and styles of beer and / or bourbon run out before others. Your ticket does not guarantee that you will taste any certain product on the list. The earlier you are at the show, the better chance you have of tasting every different product. Advanced Ticket Sales will close at 5pm on the Wednesday before the event or 2/27/13 or when sold out. Advance tickets will NOT be sent to your mailing address, your name will be placed on the Will Call list. Tickets are subject to taxes and fees. You can gain entry by presenting a valid ID (Driver's License or Other Government Issued form of I.D. that verifies legal drinking age of 21). All ticket sales are final. No Refunds and No Exchanges. Ticket price does not include the guarantee of an autograph. Show is rain or shine. Chairs and blankets welcome! Please not pets. Management reserves the right to check all bags. No outside glassware or alcohol allowed. All alcoholic drinks must be sampled from tasting glass/cup provided. Management reserves the right in our discretion, to remove any individuals for including but not limited to intoxication, fighting and / or rudeness without a refund. All ticket purchasers understand that their voice, name and image may be recorded by various mechanical and/or electrical means. All ticket holders release any claim they might have in law or equity in connection with the utilization of such material by Trigger Agency, LLC and authorize Trigger Agency, LLC and grant unto it or its assignees the absolute right to use said materials in connection with advertising, publicity, exhibitions, or, without limitation, any other purpose. Beware of “driving while intoxicated laws” and plan accordingly. Please drink responsibly. SESSION TICKETS ARE LIMITED AND TICKETS ARE SOLD FIRST-COME FIRST-SERVE.

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  • Keisha D

    This was a great event. Had a blast. However, it was not "Hotlanta" at all. It was freezing and there were snow flurries. Hopefully, next year will be warmer.

    March 4, 2013

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