A Weekend Of Delightful Flavors, Invigorating Spirits, And Endless Entertainment At The Beer Bourbon & BBQ Festival


The highly anticipated 16th Annual Beer Bourbon & BBQ Festival, a beloved tradition in Cary, is making its triumphant return, promising an even more spectacular experience! Set against the stunning backdrop of the Koka Booth Amphitheatre, this grand festival will span two eventful days, commencing on Friday, August 2nd from 6pm-10pm and continuing on Saturday, August 3rd from 12pm-6pm. Celebrate the essence of Southern culture as you revel in the delights of Beer, Bourbon, Barbeque, and Smoked Beasts! This gathering guarantees an extraordinary blend of beer sampling, bourbon tasting, live music, cigar indulgence, and delectable barbeque feasts.

Every admission secures a keepsake glass to partake in an ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-TASTE experience of beer and bourbon sampling. Mouthwatering barbeque offerings, from pulled pork to ribs, brisket, chicken, sausage, and more, will be available for on-site purchase. To elevate the experience, the Shrine of Swine will showcase whole hogs and surprise culinary creations at each session, ensuring an unforgettable culinary journey. The Tasting Theater will host engaging seminars, while live bands fill the air with music, adding to the lively ambiance. Additionally, attendees can explore a diverse array of brewerania, hot sauces, BBQ accessories, and more, and take part in engaging activities and games such as Connect Four, Giant Jenga, and Cornhole, ensuring fun for all.

There are several ticket options to tailor your experience to your preferences. The Grand Poobah ticket is a limited offering that grants access to both days, including Friday Night VIP (6pm – 10pm) and Saturday VIP (12pm-6pm), providing an exclusive and immersive festival experience. Alternatively, choose from VIP or General Admission tickets for individual days depending on your interests or availability.

Indulge in a weekend of delightful flavors, invigorating spirits, and endless entertainment at the Beer Bourbon & BBQ Festival. Join us for an unforgettable celebration of all things beer bourbon, and BBQ!

For detailed ticket information and pricing, please visit

Koka Booth Amphitheater
8003 Regency Pkwy, Cary, NC 27518