ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The Blue, Brew & ‘Que Festival is on September 18, 2021 in Kenansville, North Carolina at the Duplin County Events Center. Typically held in March, we postponed the festival this year because of the pandemic. Gates open at 11:00 am and the festival is rain or shine. We feature bluegrass bands, local NC Breweries, Wineries & Distilleries and of course NC Barbeque! To find us, use the following address: 195 Fairgrounds Dr, Kenansville, NC 28349.
Tickets are available for purchase online until a few days prior to the festival or at the gate the day of the festival. Your ticket provides you entry into the festival to see all of our awesome bluegrass bands! For those 21+ you also get a commemorative beer glass! *Must have ID to receive your glass. For Ticket Prices, click here.
TICKET AVAILABILITY DAY OF
Tickets will be available to purchase at the box office at the festival. Also, will-call tickets will be available at or near the box office.
THESE ITEMS ARE NOT ALLOWED
No outside food, drinks, coolers, alcoholic beverages, pets (unless a service dog), video equipment, concealed weapons, projectile shooting objects.
ENTRY & SECURITY
Must have a ticket to enter the festival and security will be on site 24/7 during the festival. Must show ticket stub to re-enter the festival. Be sure to bring your lawn chair to enjoy the festival.
There will be a dancing space available.
Beer and wine will be available for purchase and for sampling. You must show ID to receive an armband to sample. No alcoholic beverages can be brought into the festival grounds. This is a family friendly festival, but sampling is allowed for 21+.
$6 for a pint, or 5 sample tickets for $6. You must show ID to receive an armband to purchase or sample alcohol. No alcoholic beverages can be brought into the festival grounds. This is a family friendly festival, but sampling is allowed for 21+.
BBQ plates are $7 and you’ll receive BBQ, Slaw & Hushpuppies. The BBQ is mixed meat from the different cook teams with one chosen vinegar-based sauce.
You can purchase a ticket for $5 to sample BBQ for our Best of the Best competition. BBQ Sampling ticket sales are from 11:00 am until 12:30 pm. Tasting is from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm and you’ll be able to sample the BBQ and sauce of the teams that choose to compete. Then you can vote on who is the Best of the Best!
The Duplin County Events Center has an ATM onsite.
There will be a designated smoking area.
All buildings & lots are handicap accessible.
Festival will take place rain or shine. If inclement weather, the festival will be moved inside the arena.
Not liable for accidents/theft/damage.
Feel free to call us at (910) 275-0009 Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.