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Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ Festival - Charlotte, NC

  • AvidXchange Music Factory 1000 North Carolina Music Factory Boulevard Charlotte, NC, 28206 United States (map)

March 9, 2019
AvidxChange Music Factory
Charlotte, NC

Noon - 2pm
VIP Whole Hog & MAC & CHEESE Session
2:00pm – 6:00pm

We’re Going Uptown!
CHARLOTTE’s Favorite Smoked Meat Onslaught is back – with TEETH! Come and see what over 225,000 people nationwide have enjoyed! This is the our 13th Annual PORK-OUT in The Queen City. COME AND JOIN US! For a down-home, Southern-fried, good time... to support your inner Redneck!
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.

What’s Smoking in 2019……
-Great New Location Uptown. We’ve Outgrown our old location and we’ve moved uptown. This year – the show will kick off the Spring with our new home at the AvidxChange Music Factory. What this means is easy access and a more central location…..but the SAME DOWN HOME FUN
-NEW MAC & CHEESE Pavilion For our VIP Ticket holders. We’re having a melt down with 8 different MAC & CHEESE’s for you to try at the show. Try everybody’s favorite dish from CHARLOTTE’s best food trucks and restaurants. Samples are unlimited from Noon to 2pm.
-BBQ Dinner Plate. All VIP Guests all receive a BBQ dinner plate.
-SWAG: All Guests Receive a Souvenir Glass for Tastings. First 200 People For Each Session Get a Free Souvenir Bag.
-DRINK: All You Care To Taste Beer and Bourbon Tastings as you stroll from table to table. There are 40 Bourbons and 60 Beers on Tap. Enjoy, but please drink responsibly.
-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! Yes – Your favorite is back. The Shrine features pulled pork – right from the source. Pork Worship at its finest!
-LEARN: Enjoy Seminars in the Tasting Theater with Master Distillers, Brewmasters, and Pit Masters From the Deep South.
-DANCE: Listen To Live Rock & Blues Music on The Main Stage.
... And a Few Surprises!


Valid Saturday Noon – 6pm. Includes admission into the event, a souvenir tasting glass and bag, unlimited beer and bourbon sampling, 2 extra hours of sampling and all live entertainment. In addition, VIP Whole Hog Session offers a Barbecue Dinner Plate with pulled pork and two sides plus access to the MAC & CHEESE Pavilion.

Advance General Admission Session
$40 Advance
Valid Saturday 2pm – 6pm. Includes a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited sampling of beer and bourbon, and all live entertainment.

This event is not designed for children. They are welcome but you will find very little of interest to them.

Earlier Event: December 15
Uptown Flea - Charlotte, NC