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Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival – Wilmington, NC

March 11 @ 12:00 pm 6:00 pm

Cookin’ on The Coast. OVER 60+ BEERS, 40+ BOURBONS, AND LOTS OF BARBECUE! Wilmington’s Festival is Back and Better than Ever!

Get ready to enjoy all those pleasures that true Southerners live by – Beer, Bourbon, Barbecue, Boots, Bacon, Biscuits, Bluegrass, and Smoked Beasts! It’s a great day of beer sippin’, bourbon tastin’, music listenin’, cigar smokin’, and barbecue 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!
  • GAME IT: The Cochon Carnival is loaded with fun activities and games to keep everyone challenged. Connect four, giant jenga, cornhole, ping pong and so much more……
  • DANCE: Listen To Live Rock & Blues Music 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!


(12pm-6pm) In addition to all of the features above, this session offers a BBQ Plate dinner ticket that is available from any BBQ vendor, special VIP Lounge Area (VIP Area closes at 5 pm). Other benefits include 2 extra hours of sampling & much more. *Limited Capacity Tickets – This WILL SELL OUT*


(2PM-6PM) Guests will enjoy a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited sampling of beer and bourbon, and all live entertainment.


  • All sales are FINAL and NON-REFUNDABLE. Please email [email protected] for alternative options.
  • Event is Rain or Shine.
  • Pets are not permitted to enter the event; this is for the safety and comfort of other attendees. Service animals excluded.

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Interested in being Vendor?

Email: [email protected]


March 11
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Event Category:
10 Cowan Street
Wilmington, NC 28401 United States
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