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 July 28th & 29th, 2017

 Town of Cary's Booth Amphitheatre - Cary, NC

Friday Night Whole Hog Pig Pickin' 
6pm-10pm

Saturday VIP Session
Noon - 6pm 

Saturday Regular Session
2pm - 6pm

THIS IS THE ORIGINAL, PREMIERE, THE ONE THAT STARTED IT ALL!  No other event in the Country beats the best.  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.

   

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  • All Guests Receive a Souvenir Glass for Tastings.
  • Souvenir Bag! The first 200 Guests in line for EACH SESSION receive a FREE “COLLECTIBLE BBBQ” bag to celebrate the show
  • 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 fixins’ you could imagine.  We’ll keep the portions heavy and the prices low
  • Cary Classic BBQ COMPETITION. Come out and see the teams and their rigs as they smoke out the best flavors in the South.  If you are a team wanting to participate, check back here on February 1, 2017 when we will post up Team Applications.  

  • Back For More!   Enjoy The Shrine of Swine!  The Shrine features pulled pork – right from the source.  Pork Worship at its finest…..with several pigs each day. 
  • 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
  • Browse Cool Exhibits of Brewerania, Hot sauces, bbq accessories, and even a cigar tent for all guests.
  • Choices, choices, choices…

  

 

GRAND POOBAH 2-DAY ALL ACCESS PASS: $115 On-Site / $99 Advance

(Ticket is good for 1 person for 2 days – cannot be split.)

Valid Both Days (INCLUDES SAT VIP) – all hours of the show. Includes admission to the show, a souvenir tasting glass, lanyard, t-shirt and goodie bag.  Unlimited beer and bourbon, bbq dinner on Friday night and all live entertainment.

 

WHOLE HOG FRIDAY NIGHT PIG PICKIN’ SESSION: $55 On-Site/ $49 Advance 

Valid Friday 6pm-10pm.Include admission into the event on Friday, a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer and bourbon sampling, bbq dinner with pulled pork and all the fixins, and all live entertainment.  

VIP SATURDAY BACON & WHOLE HOG SESSION: $65 On-Site / $59 Advance 
  
Valid Saturday Noon – 6pm. In addition to the all of the features above, the VIP Bacon and Whole Hog Session offers 2 extra hours of sampling, specialty beers and bourbons, a goodie bag, and other surprises. These tickets are limited and will SELL OUT. Squeal like a pig!!!!!!!

REGULAR SATURDAY SESSION: $45 On-Site / $39 Advance.

Valid Saturday 2pm – 6pm Enjoy a fun day of Beer, Bourbon and BBQ. Includes admission into the event, a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer and bourbon sampling, and all live entertainment. 

FRIDAY DESIGNATED DRIVER TICKET: $39 Advance & Onsite Valid during any Saturday session. Includes admission into the event and a BBQ Dinner Platter.

SATURDAY DESIGNATED DRIVER TICKET: $29 Advance & Onsite 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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 *SALE DETAILS: Some events/tickets are not included in the sale. 2 for 1 tickets are 2 tickets for the price of 1 ticket. A limited amount of these tickets will be available for purchase. This price is off of the onsite ticket price (not the discounted sale price). An option will appear on the ticket page that says "2 for 1" - You must select this specific option to get the offer. Once the 2 for 1 offer is gone some tickets will be sold at a discounted rate for a limited time. Sale prices are on NEW ticket orders only. Tickets are subject to taxes and fees. All tickets are final sale.

 *Advance ticket sales close the Thursday prior to the event or sooner if tickets sell out before this date. Please no pets or weapons. Please Drink Responsibly. Click Ticket Terms & Conditions below for more information.