The Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival is BACK...Come See Me Cook Up A Storm


The Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival is BACK...Come See Me Cook Up A Storm

I will be cooking on stage at 2pm...come to the Culinary Tent and grab  bite! Please reach out to the others in the group and make plans to meet.  It makes the event more fun that way.

FYI, we will NOT be having a tent there this year.

May 11th
VIP Session: Noon-6pm-SOLD OUT
Regular Session: 2pm - 6pm

Symphony Park at SouthPark Mall

SPRINGTIME IS BEER BOURBON AND BBQ TIME. This year's show is lookin' better than ever. Over 58,000 beer and bourbon lovers have joined us for the last five years and this year is sure to be another SELL OUT!  Get ready to squeal like a pig!


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'. Your 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
Listen To Live Rock & Blues Music
and great Bluegrass on The Main Stage.
Enjoy the Great Contests
on the Main Stage: BBQ Bean Eating Contest and the BBQ Babe Contest.
Browse Cool Exhibits of Brewerania
, hot sauces, bbq accessories, and even a cigar tent for all guests.
Lots of FREE Parking!!!!

*Advance ticket purchasers have priority entry.

$45 ADVANCE ONLY Valid Saturday from Noon-6pm. Includes admission into the event, a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer and bourbon sampling, TWO EXTRA hours of tastes, and all live entertainment.

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
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.

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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 5/8/13 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 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 recordedby various mechanical and/or electrical means. All ticket holders release any claim they might havein 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.



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  • Scott

    2pm at the food demo meet up tent, some join us! The free candied bacon burgers are excellent!

    May 11, 2013

  • Scott

    I will be there at 12 with the early crowd. I seem to have mixed success finding meetup members at large events, so if you see me, be sure to say hi! I will most likely be near the beer tasting tents to start. See you here!

    May 10, 2013

  • Cheryl H.

    My first Meet Up event!!

    May 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Wish I could make it but it's the same day as the Lozilu event.

    March 10, 2013

  • Todd W.

    Always a good time at this event!

    February 23, 2013

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