NewBo City Market Bike Swap & Ride
- Sports & Fitness
- NewBo City Market, Cedar Rapids IA
NewBo City Market's first annual BBQ & Brew event aims to provide local and regional bbq food producers and homebrewers with a venue to gain exposure to the public and serve their quality food and beer.
The number of attendees to the beer tasting portion of the event is capped at 200. Attendees wishing to attend the beer tasting portion of the festival must pay $25 in advance or at the door. Paid attendees will have their IDs checked, be banded, and issued a tasting cup.
Beer Tasting VIP
There are also 50 VIP tasting tickets available for $50 each. VIP attendees will be allowed to enter the beer tasting event 30 minutes early. VIP attendees will also receive their event tasting cup, an event tshirt, as well as a limited edition NewBo City Market BBQ & Brew mug.
This event is open to the public. Attending the BBQ portion of the event is free. Attendees may purchase as much or as little BBQ food as they desire. There will also be alcohol for sale.
VENDORS AND COMPETITORS
Please note: Vendors and competitors should arrive no later than 10:00am and be ready to for guests by 11am.
To enter the homebrewing competition, you must register in advance,
All beer will be judged and the winner will be crowned the NewBo Beer Boss, receive a medal, a commemorative apron, and be featured on our website.
ii.Persons who are affiliated with a commercial brewing establishment.
iii.The beer entered must have been produced by the amateur brewer on their own equipment. Beer produced on commercial equipment or Brew-On-Premise is not allowed
ii.Entry fee of $10
ii.A Steward will be responsible for delivering the beer to the judging table
All local and regional food producers may register to vend during the event as long as they are licensed to do so. The fee to vend food during the event is $30.
If you do not have the proper licensing to vend food, you may apply for a Temporary Food Service license with the Linn County Public Health. This MUST be done and your license must be displayed during the BBQ & Brew event.
All BBQ food vendors may also enter an optional contest to be crowned the NewBo BBQ Boss, earn a trophy, a commemorative apron, and be featured on our wesbite. Entrance to the BBQ competition is $10. Each BBQ competitor may submit one dish per $10 registration with no more than 5 total entries.
All entries will be judged by a panel of three judges for creativity, taste, and overall appearance.
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