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October 7th, 2017

VIP Bacon & Whole Hog Session Noon-2pm
Regular Session – 2pm - 6pm






Join us at the festival for a great day of beer sippin', bourbon tastin', music listenin', 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...

• All Guests Receive a Souvenir Glass for Tastings.
The first 200 Guests in line for EACH SESSION receive a FREE “COLLECTIBLE BBBQ” Bag  to celebrate the show.
• All You Care To Taste 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. BBQ is ala carte.
• VIP Area with food and tastes from great restaurants and caterers. 
• Enjoy The Shrine of Swine!  The Shrine features pulled pork – right from the source.  Pork Worship at its finest…..with a new pig every hour on the hour. 

• Listen To Live Rock & Blues Music and great Bluegrass on The Main Stage.
• Browse Cool Exhibits of Brewerania, Hot sauces, bbq accessories, and more.


VIP BACON & WHOLE HOG SESSION: $80 On-Site / $75 Advance 

Valid Saturday Noon – 6pm. Includes admission into the event, a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer and bourbon sampling, 2 extra hours of sampling and all live entertainment. In addition VIP Bacon and Whole Hog Session offers the VIP Area (VIP Area closes at 5pm) which includes 10+ Tasting Stations featuring gourmet bacons from all over the country and local restaurants serving up their favorite BACON DISHES from Noon - 2pm Only. Enjoy sampling from these great restaurants:

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

Valid Saturday 2pm – 6pm Includes admission into the event, a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer and bourbon sampling, and all live entertainment.

VIP DESIGNATED DRIVER TICKET: $29 ONSITE ONLY Valid during any Saturday session. Includes admission into the event, access to the VIP area, all live entertainment on the Main Stage and Tasting Theater.

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.




  * Advanced Ticket Sales will close the Friday before the event at noon. Tickets will be avaiable onsite while supplies last. Please be advised a service fee may be incurred on credit card transactions the day of the event.