BELOW IS INFORMATION FROM 2014 - CHECK BACK SOON FOR DETAILS ON THE 2015 EVENT!

June 6th & 7th,  2014

 Waterfront and Piers at 
National Harbor, MD

Whole Hog Friday Night Pig Pickin' Session - 
June 6th 6pm - 10pm 
Last call at 9:45 


VIP Bacon Session - June 7th Noon - 6pm
SOLD OUT - PLEASE CHOOSE ANOTHER TICKET OPTION!
Last Call at 5:45 (4:45 in the VIP Area) 

Regular Session - June 7th 2pm - 6pm
Last Call at 5:45

 

    
   

 

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 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: DC's BBQ Bean Eating Competition and the Daisy Dukes  & Boots Contest
  • Browse Cool Exhibits of Brewerania, Hot sauces, bbq accessories, and even a cigar tent for all guests.
  • The VIP Area SATURDAY  NOON – 5PM. LAST CALL IS AT 4:50pm but guests should expect a porkapalooza of fun like:  Bacon Tasting Station, CheeseTasting Station, Pickles, Chips, and even Moonshine Punch.  We will also reserve the best beers and bourbons all weekend for this experience. Some food will go faster than others – and it all won’t last till the end – so enjoy it while you can…but don’t be a PIG
  • Choices, choices, choices…

NEW THIS YEAR! THE SHRINE OF SWINE.

Our archeologists uncovered an ancient secret shrine that you have taste to believe.  The Shrine features pulled pork at the top of the hour.  Taste pigs the way they were meant to be eaten.

 

Come see Steven Raichlen, author of the bestselling Barbecue Bible! series of cookbooks and the forthcoming Man Made Meals: The Essential Cookbook for Guys, available May 2014 & TV Host at 1pm in the Tasting Theater!

 

      

 

 

ADMISSION OPTIONS:
*Advance ticket purchasers have priority entry. On-site ticket sales are CASH ONLY!
SESSION TICKETS ARE LIMITED AND TICKETS ARE SOLD FIRST-COME FIRST-SERVE. 

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS NOW

 

GRAND POOBAH 2- DAY ALL ACCESS PASS: 
$89 ADVANCE ONLY 
Tickets are good for 1 person for 2 days - Cannot be split
Valid Both Days (INCLUDES VIP SATURDAY) – all hours of the show. Includes admission into the event, a souvenir tasting glass, lanyard, cooler and t-shirt, unlimited sampling of beer and bourbon, bbq dinner with pulled pork and all the fixins on Friday night and all live entertainment.

WHOLE HOG FRIDAY NIGHT PIG PICKIN': 
$65 IN ADVANCE / $75 ONSITE
VALID FRIDAY NIGHT ONLY – 6:00PM – 10:00PM. Includes admission into the event, a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer and bourbon sampling, bbq dinner with pulled pork and all the fixins, and all live entertainment. 

VIP SATURDAY ADMISSION & TASTING GLASS: 
SOLD OUT - PLEASE CHOOSE ANOTHER TICKET OPTION!
$59 IN ADVANCE / $70 ONSITE
Valid Saturday from Noon-6pm. Includes admission into the event, a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer and bourbon sampling, TWO EXTRA hours of tastes, access to VIP Tent and restrooms, and all live entertainment.

REGULAR ADMISSION & TASTING GLASS: 
$37 IN ADVANCE / $45 ONSITE
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 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.

TWO SHOW - VIP BELTWAY BACON TICKET 
$99 IN ADVANCE
Valid for both the Beer Bourbon and BBQ Festival in National Harbor, MD on June 6 & 7, 2014 and the Beer Bourbon and BBQ Festival in Tysons, VA on September 20, 2014. This ticket entitles the bearer to VIP Admission to Saturday ONLY at both shows. 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. This ticket is ONLY good for ONE person for both events – NOT 2 people for ONE event.  These tickets are limited and will SELL OUT

 

 

A portion of the proceeds 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 3pm  on the Wednesday before the event or 6/4/14 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. All service dogs must register at the event entrance. 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.