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Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival

June 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to June 16, 2018 - 6:00pm

60+ Beers // 40+ Bourbons // & Lots of BBQ!

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’s Cooking…

  • All Guests Receive a Souvenir Glass for Tastings.
  • Collectible Bags! The first 100 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.
  • 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!​
  • The Always Fun and Famous VIP Section with more food and more tastes. We had NO IDEA that DC liked its BACON so much.  We’ve cranked it up this year  - all the way past ‘11’ on the dial (*watch Spinal Tap)!
  • 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…

The Plateau at National Harbor, MD

Whole Hog Friday Night Pig Pickin' Session - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
VIP Saturday Bacon Session - Noon - 6:00pm
Regular Saturday Session - 2:00pm - 6:00pm


The Plateau at National Harbor, MD