3rd Annual Char & Bar Wars

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University Park

68 Sidney Street

Cambridge, MA 02139

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Get ready for the 3rd Annual Char & Bar Wars

Cambridge's Best Burger & Bartender Battle!

Tuesday, September 10th 5:00 – 8:00 P.M.!

University Park, 68 Sidney Street, Central Square, Cambridge MA

Your favorite spots from around Cambridge will battle it out to see who has the best burger and cocktail in town! Taste delicious slider-sized burgers and sample summer cocktails prepared by some of the best local restaurants.

Char War (Burger Battle)

Restaurants will enter their best burger into one of two categories: traditional and alternative (non-beef) burgers. You can sample as many sliders as you would like! After sampling, vote for your favorites!

Bar War (Bartender Battle)

Restaurants will bring their best bartenders and summer-themed cocktails. Your ticket allows you to sample up to seven cocktails. Vote for your favorite bartender and tastiest summer cocktail.

Please Note:

  • A valid 21+ I.D. is needed to receive the Bar War bracelet
  • No Pets
  • The Char & Bar Wars rain date is Thursday, September 12th 2019
  • Tickets are non-refundable
  • Rain Date: Thursday, September 12th

This outdoor food festival is brought to you by the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Rindge School of Technical Arts Culinary Arts & Hospitality Program.

Participants Include:

Lone Star Taco Bar

The Automatic

ArtBar Cambridge

Boston Burger Company


Shake Shack


Veggie Galaxy

CRLS Culinary Arts Students


Roxy's Grilled Cheese

Our Fathers

90+ Cellars

Glass House

The Friendly Toast


~~Ticket Sales~~

Tickets are nonrefundable.

Early Bird Tickets (Available through Monday August 12th): $45

Tickets purchased between August 12th - September 10th: $55

At the door Tuesday, September 10th: $65

Thank you to our Sponsors

Brookfield Properties

Alexandria Real Estate

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

BioMed Realty


CARU Associates - Ken Barron

Eversource MA


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

There is no minimum age to enter into the Char & Bar Wars. A Valid 21+ ID will be needed to receive a cocktail wristband.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact Cydney Conmy at info@charbarwars.com with any questions.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

We recommend having your ticket printed, or have the QR code ready on your phone. If you do not have either, we are able to look up your name at the door.

Check us out on social media for updates!

Twitter @CharBarWars

Facebook @CharBarWar

Instagram @charbarwars

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University Park

68 Sidney Street

Cambridge, MA 02139

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