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May 26th-27th, 2018

Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival

As the launch of summertime, the 15th annual Beaver Creek Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival features top chefs from around the state serving up mouth-watering barbecue complemented by thirst-quenching brews, and blues music from around the country.

Festival Schedule of Events

Saturday, May 26th, 2018
12:00PM – Beer and Food Vendors Open
12:00PM-4:00PM – Kids Zone Open
12:00PM-4:00PM – People Choice BBQ Voting
12:30PM-2:00PM – Live Music from Hazel Miller
1:00PM-5:00PM – Craft Beer Festival on Centennial Lawn
2:30PM-4:00PM – Live Music from Dragondeer
2:30PM & 3:30PM – Music and Cooking Demos
4:30PM-6:00PM – Live Music from ZZ Ward
6:00PM – Beer and Food Vendors Close
Sunday, May 27th, 2018
11:00AM-2:00PM – Backyard BBQ Competition
12:00PM – Beer and Food Vendors Open
12:00PM-4:00PM – Kids Zone Open
12:00PM-3:00PM – People Choice BBQ Voting
12:30PM-2:00PM – Live Music from The Delta Sonics
2:30PM-4:00PM – Live Music from Coco Montoya
2:30PM & 3:30PM – Music and Cooking Demos
4:30PM-6:00PM – Live Music from Otis Taylor Band
6:00PM – Beer and Food Vendors Close
Note: During summer festivals at Beaver Creek, leashed dogs are permitted in designated dog-friendly areas, outside of festival boundaries. Dog-friendly areas include Creekside Park, on-mountain hiking trails, and Beaver Creek access road pathway.
May 26th

Beaver Creek Craft Beer Festival

Craft Beer

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at the Beaver Creek Craft Beer Festival! Sample beers from 30 Colorado breweries from 1:00pm-5:00pm on Saturday May 26th with gorgeous views of Beaver Creek from the Centennial Lawn. Advance general admission tickets are $40 per person.

While you’re here, enjoy complimentary live music and a wide variety of food for purchase at Blues, Brews and BBQ in the Plaza.

Participating breweries include 4 Noses Brewing Company, 7 Hermits Brewing, Bonfire Brewing, Boulder Beer Company, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project, Eddyline Brewing, Elevation Beer Company, FATE Brewing Company, Great Divide Brewing, Left Hand Brewing, Mahogany Ridge, New Belgium Brewing, Odd 13 Brewing, Peak to Peak Tap & Brews, Pug Ryan’s Brewing Company, Roaring Fork Beer Company, Soul Craft Brewing, Stem Ciders, Upslope Brewing Company, Vail Brewing Company. More breweries to be added soon!

VIP Experience: 
Elevate your experience with a VIP package. Enjoy an exclusive tasting, paired snacks and a Meet the Brewery event at the White Carpet Club from 11:00am - 12:30pm, then get first access to the Craft Beer Festival without waiting in line. The VIP package also includes a commemorative gift and a General Admission ticket to the Craft Beer Festival from 1:00pm - 5:00pm.

The White Carpet Club will be open for VIP ticket holders from 10:30am - 5:30pm. VIP tickets are $80 per person.

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2018 Backyard BBQ Competition

Do you love to barbecue?

Do your friends and family constantly compliment your grilling skills?

Do you believe that you are the best at grilling and BBQ?

Here's your chance to prove it! Participate in the Backyard BBQ Competition for your chance to win bragging rights for an entire year! Contestants (can be individuals or teams of up to three people) will be provided with a TBD grill supporter, a mystery grilling meat and side dish items. Contestants will have three hours to design and cook their delicious dishes for our distinguished judges.

Sign up today to be one of the 15 teams competing! This competition is only open to amateurs, no culinary professionals or professional barbecue teams are allowed to compete. Please read the Rules and Regulations to confirm that you qualify to participate in this exclusive competition. 

Date: Sunday, May 27th 
Time: 11AM-2PM (teams to arrive at 10:30AM, competition to begin at 11AM)
Location: Covered Bridge Patio

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Do I need a ticket? 

Blues, Brews & BBQ is open to the public so you do not need a ticket.
For tickets to the Craft Beer Festival, click here for Craft Beer Festival Tickets

How do I get there?
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Where do I park or how do I get around? 
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Where should I stay?
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What is not permitted?
Smoking and pets are not permitted within the event boundaries. 

Will there be a lost and found? 
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Can this event be rained out?
Blues, Brews & BBQ and all associated events throughout the weekend occur rain or shine – there may be delays due to adverse weather conditions.   

Questions or Concerns?
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