Show Info

 June 17th & 18th, 2016

 The Plateau at National Harbor, MD

Whole Hog Friday Night Pig Pickin' Session - 6pm - 10pm
VIP Saturday Bacon Session - Noon - 6pm
Regular Saturday Session - 2pm - 6pm

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What’s Cooking…

• 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 & Bourbon Tastings as you stroll from table to table and tent to tent. There are 40 Bourbons and 60 Beers on Tap.
• BBQ Galore! Enjoy the great barbeque selection – pulled pork from
   whole hogs, ribs, brisket, chickens, sausages and any fixins’ you could
   imagine.  Our vendors keep the portions heavy and the prices low.
• The Shrine of Swine! Features pulled pork – right from the source.
   A new pig every hour on the hour.

•  Expanded VIP Section! Bacon, Wings, Hogs & More from some great restaurants and bacon hot off the griddle.
• Tasting Theater Seminars with Master Distillers, Brewmasters,
   and Pit Masters From the Deep South.
• Live Rock & Blues Music and great Bluegrass on The Main Stage.
• Browse Cool Exhibits of Brewerania, Hot sauces, bbq accessories,
   and so much more.
• 5,000 SQUARE FOOT GAMES AREA! Featuring Racing Trikes, 
   Cornhole, Foozeball, Giant Jenga and much more!

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GRAND POOBAH 2-DAY ALL ACCESS PASS:  $89 Advance (Ticket is good for 1 person for 2 days – cannot be split.)Valid Both Days  - all hours of the show (Includes Saturday VIP). Includes a souvenir tasting glass, lanyard, t-shirt and goodie bag. Unlimited beer and bourbon, bbq dinner platter on Friday night and all live entertainment.

WHOLE HOG FRIDAY NIGHT PIG PICKIN’ SESSION: $49 Advance Valid Friday 6pm-10pm. Includes a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer and bourbon sampling, bbq dinner platter and all live entertainment. 

VIP SATURDAY BACON & WHOLE HOG SESSION: $59 Advance Valid Saturday Noon – 6pm. Include a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer and bourbon sampling, 2 extra hours of sampling, and all live entertainment. This ticket also offers access to the VIP Area (VIP Area closes at 5pm) with 10+ tasting stations featuring GOURMET BACONS from all over the country and local restaurants serving up their favorite dishes from Noon - 2pm Only. Participating Restaurants Include:  









REGULAR SATURDAY SESSION: $35 Advance Valid Saturday 2pm – 6pm Include a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer and bourbon sampling and all live entertainment.

FRIDAY DESIGNATED DRIVER TICKET: $29 Valid for the Whole Hog Friday Night Pig Pickin' Session. Includes admission into the event and a bbq dinner platter.
SATURDAY DESIGNATED DRIVER TICKET: $29 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.


Package Includes:
 • One night room accommodations
 • $50 Resort Credit
 • Two VIP Saturday Bacon and Whole Hog Tickets to the Beer, Bourbon and BBQ festival in National Harbor from 12 p.m. – 6 pm
 • Exclusive tasting experience in the VIP Area (VIP Area closes at 5 p.m.).
 • 10+ Tasting Stations featuring gourmet bacons from all over the country& local restaurants serving up their favorite BACON DISHES from Noon - 2 pm only.


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 *Advance ticket sales close Wednesday 6/14/2016 at 5pm 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.