Thank you to everyone who supported the Blue, Brew & 'Que! We look forward to seeing you in 2022!

FAQ

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The 2022 Blue, Brew & ‘Que Festival will be in March in Kenansville, North Carolina at the Duplin County Events Center.  Typically, 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.

TICKETING

Tickets will go on-sale a few months prior to March 2022.  Follow us on Facebook or Instagram or check back here for more info.  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.

DANCING

There will be a dancing space available.

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

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+.

BEER TICKETS

$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+.

BARBEQUE COOK TEAMS

For more information, or to sign up your cook team, click here.  The deadline to enter will be announced in 2022.

BARBEQUE PLATES

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.

SAMPLE BARBEQUE

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!  

OTHER FOOD

We will have additional food options at the festival.  Click here to see our food vendors.

10x10 VIP HOSPITALTITY SPACE

For VIP hospitality space information, click here.  The deadline to purchase VIP space will be announced in 2022.

ATM

The Duplin County Events Center has an ATM onsite.

SMOKING

There will be a designated smoking area.

HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY

All buildings & lots are handicap accessible.

WEATHER

Festival will take place rain or shine. If inclement weather, the festival will be moved inside the arena.  Please bring your chair even if we move the festival inside.

SPONSORSHIP

To become a sponsor, click here for more information.  Or call (910) 275-0009.

VENDORS

To become a vendor, click here for more information.  Or call (910) 275-0009.

FESTIVAL UPDATES

Follow us on Facebook or Instagram for festival updates.  Or check back here on our website.

LIABILITY

Not liable for accidents/theft/damage.

MORE QUESTIONS

Feel free to call us at (910) 275-0009 Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.