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Enter to Win 2 VIP Tickets to the Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival at Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary

One winner will be chosen!

Cary’s favorite BBQ Festival is back and better than ever and in its 16th year!  The Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival is a two-day event—Friday, August 2, 6-10 p.m., and Saturday, August 3, 12-6 p.m.—that takes center stage at Koka Booth Amphitheatre (8003 Regency Parkway) in Cary.

Enjoy all the pleasures that true Southerners live by: Beer, Bourbon, Barbeque, Boots, Bacon, Biscuits, Bluegrass and Smoked Beasts! It’s a great night or day of beer sippin’, bourbon tastin’, music listenin’, cigar smokin’ and barbeque eatin’.

We’ve partnered with Drink Eat Relax events to offer two VIP admission tickets to the Saturday session on August 3 from 12-6 p.m., featuring 2 extra hours of an ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-TASTE sampling of beer and bourbon, a souvenir tasting glass, all live entertainment and the Shrine of Swine that includes whole hogs and maybe even some surprises!

Enjoy seminars in the tasting theater with master distillers, brewmasters and pit masters. Browse brewerania, hot sauces and BBQ accessories. Dance or rock out to the bands playing your favorite tunes throughout the day. There will be an enhanced gaming area to unleash your inner kid… (go ahead, no one is looking!)

Fill out our form below for a chance to win two VIP admission tickets for the Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival on August 3. We’ll select one winner from our Midtown, 5 West and Triangle Family audiences Wednesday, June 26. Good luck!

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