15th Annual Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival

  • Dates: August 4, 2023 - August 5, 2023
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Venue: Koka Booth Amphitheatre
  • Location: Cary
  • Address: 8003 Regency Pkwy., Cary, NC 27518
  • Phone: 919.462.2025
  • Times: Fri., 6-10pm; Sat., noon-6pm
  • Admission: $42+


Two big days with over 60+ beer, 40+ bourbons and lots of barbeque!

Get ready to enjoy all those pleasures that true Southerners live by – Beer, Bourbon, Barbeque, Boots, Bacon, Biscuits,Bluegrass and Smoked Beasts! It’s two great days 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.

  • Each Guest Receives a Souvenir Glass to enjoy All You Care To Taste Beer and Bourbon Tastings as you stroll from table to table.

  • BBQ Galore! Enjoy the great barbeque selection from our vendors onsite – pulled pork from whole hogs, ribs, brisket, chickens, sausages and all the fixins’ you can imagine. We’ll keep the portions heavy and the prices low.

  • The SHRINE OF SWINE is back! Enjoy whole hogs during each session. Pork worship at its finest!

  • Enjoy seminars in the Tasting Theater with Master Distillers, Brewmasters, and Pit Masters from the deep South.

  • GAME IT: The Cochon Carnival is loaded with fun activities and games to keep everyone challenged.  Connect four, giant jenga, basketball, ping pong and so much more……

  • DANCE: Listen To Live Rock & Blues Music and great Bluegrass on The Main Stage.

  • SHOP: Browse Cool Exhibits of Brewerania, Hot sauces, bbq accessories, and even a cigar area outside for all guests to enjoy.

…and a few surprises!

*Designated Driver tickets are sold on-site the day of event only for $25.