Show Info


June 9, 2018


VIP Session: Noon - 6pm
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.

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What’s At The Show ...

    • 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.
    • 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. BBQ is ala carte
    • NEW ENHANCED VIP WHOLE HOG SESSION! It's pork-a-licious. We're reducing the admission into the VIP Session and making it more exclusive. In addition the VIP ticket includes:
        • A BBQ Dinner Plate
        • Reduced Attendance For This Session
        • 2 Extra Hours of Fun
        • Special Beer & Bourbon Selections
        • Special Whole Hog Tastings and more!
    • The Shrine of Swine!  Enjoy Whole hogs all day from Official Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Pitmaster, Bill Eason. Check out his endless supply of awards shown below and worship the Pork Gods!


  • 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 more!
  • Choices, choices, choices…

VIP WHOLE HOG SESSION: $59 Advance Only - This will sell out!  2 / 4 PACKS AVIALABLE FOR A LIMITED TIME! Valid Saturday Noon – 6pm. In addition to the all of the features above, the VIP Session offers an exclusive tasting experience with TWO EXTRA HOURS of tastes,a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer and bourbon sampling, bbq dinner plate and all LIVE ENTERTAINMENT. These tickets have been reduced by 20%, are limited and will SELL OUT. Squeal like a pig!!!!!!!

REGULAR SATURDAY 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. 

DESIGNATED DRIVER TICKET: ONLY AVAILABLE ONSITE! Valid during any Saturday session. Includes admission into the event only.
This event is not designed for children.  
They are welcome but you will find very little of interest to them.
                              Spirit of Hope

 *Advance ticket sales close 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.


*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/advance 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.