Harpoon BBQ Fest

Harpoon BBQ Fest

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$20 – $32

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Harpoon Brewery Taproom and Beer Garden

336 Ruth Carney Drive

Windsor, VT 05089

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Join us for beers, bands, and New England's best BBQ!

About this event

Join us on July 23rd - 24th at our Brewery in Windsor, VT as we bring together the best elements of summer for an unforgettable weekend. We are hosting more than 25 BBQ Teams to come compete and vend their very best BBQ and pairing it with some of the Upper Valley's best live music acts, and of course - plenty of delicious Harpoon, UFO, and Clown Shoes beers along with Arctic Chill Hard Seltzer and Harpoon Craft Hard Cider.

You can purchase your tickets ahead of time or purchase tickets at the door! If you purchase your ticket ahead of time on Eventbrite, we have two ticket types available. Buying your ticket in advance guarantees you admission and you will also get a FREE Harpoon glass with your ticket.

SATURDAY, JULY 23RD 11AM – 7PM, DOORS CLOSE AT 5:30PM

SATURDAY TICKETS

  • Admission + 1 Drink Ticket: $20 (+ Eventbrite Fee)
  • Admission + 3 Drink Tickets: $32 (+ Eventbrite Fee)

SATURDAY BAND LINEUP

  • 11AM – 12PM Joel Cage
  • 12:15PM – 1:15PM Citizen Pine
  • 1:30PM – 2:30PM Frydaddy
  • 2:45PM – 4PM The Wheelers
  • Award Ceremony
  • 5PM – 6PM Mark and Deb Bond

SATURDAY BBQ COMPETITION - PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS

On Saturday, all those attending the Festival will be given a BBQ Ballot upon entry. Teams throughout the Festival space will be vending a variety of BBQ. The public will vote on which team had the best Pork, Chicken, Pork Ribs and Brisket. The teams with the most votes in each category win prize money and a trophy.

SUNDAY, JULY 24TH 11AM – 5PM, DOORS CLOSE AT 3:30PM

SUNDAY TICKETS

  • Admission + 1 Drink Ticket: $20 (+ Eventbrite Fee)
  • Admission + 3 Drink Tickets: $32 (+ Eventbrite Fee)

SUNDAY BAND LINEUP

  • 11AM – 12:30PM Rust and Ruin
  • 1PM – 2:30PM John Lackard Blues Band
  • 3PM – 3:45PM Bow Thayer
  • Award Ceremony

SUNDAY BBQ COMPETITION - KCBS SANCTIONED BBQ COMPETITION

On Sunday, there will be a professionally judged BBQ competition sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society. Teams will be judged in four categories; Pork / Pork Ribs / Chicken / Brisket. Winners will get prize money and trophies. The overall winner, The Grand Champion, will win $1800 and also be invited to the Jack Daniels World BBQ Championship in October in Lynchburg Tennessee.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Food and additional beverages sold separately – additional drink tickets can be purchased on-site for $6. Drink tickets can be used for both alcoholic and non alc beverages. All ages welcome. Free admission for kids under 12 when accompanied by a paying adult. Tickets are non-refundable. Cash or Credit Card. The event will be held rain or shine.

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