BEER BBQ BACON SHOWDOWN!

Who says NJ doesn’t have great BBQ & awesome Beer?
The Beer BBQ Bacon Showdown is New Jersey’s first festival, featuring only New Jersey Beer, coupled with restaurants, gourmet food trucks & Chefs, offering a delectable array of mouth watering BBQ & Bacon creations, all available for purchase. There will be a competition to showcase their culinary skills, with a panel of celebrity judges choosing the best of the best, along with People’s Choice awards for Best Dish & Best Beer. 30 New Jersey Breweries will be in attendance, each bringing 4 styles of Beer. One of these styles will be either a rare Beer or a Brew created specifically for this event. The event will take place outdoors and under tents, with some fantastic Music! This is destined to become a New Jersey Spring classic.

VIP Tickets
$ 90
After 5/5 $95
After 5/12 $100
VIP Includes
Everything included with General Admission, plus enter 1 hour early, VIP gift, appetizer samplings, meet & greet with the Brewers, Pitmasters & Chefs & first access to the rare & specialty beer which each brewery is creating for this event.
VIP Sponsor
njcb
Special VIP Chef Coordinator
food and beer
Chef Christopher Masey
Chef specializing in New American fusion with an emphasis on food and beer pairings, cooking with brewers ingredients, and uniting people through flavor.
General Admission
$ 60
After 5/5 $65
After 5/12 $70
General Admission Includes
General Admission includes Mason jar mug, unlimited samples of beer, great music & People’s Choice Ballot for best beer & best dish.
The “Triple B” VIP Experience
Coming Soon
Non Drinking
General Admission
$ 20
Non Drinking General Admission Includes
Festival Entry, Great Music, Access to purchase from the delicious Food vendors & Peoples Choice Ballot for best dish.
VIP ONLY SPECIAL BREWS
Coming Soon

If tickets are still available the day of the event, door prices are $5 more.

Entertainment

Street-Hassle
Street Hassle and The Brass Balls
Entertainment-Nerds
THE NERDS
Entertainment-SteppingStone
Stepping STONE Band
Entertainment-Love-Joy
Mr. Love Joy

Judging Panel

Deborah Smith

Deborah Smith is the owner and Executive Editor of JerseyBites.com.
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Peter Culos

Editor of Beer Bites a monthly feature about Breweries, bars and good beer in the Garden State.
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Chef Christopher Masey

Chef specializing in New American fusion with an emphasis on food and beer pairings, cooking with brewers ingredients, and uniting people through flavor.
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Al Gattullo

Al Gattullo has been employed on various talk, sports and music shows on radio for more than 25 years. Al’s has been drinking beer since it was legal for him to do so. In fact, he loves Craft Beer so much he hosts a radio program on it.
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Sponsors

  • New Jersey Craft
  • No Idea Sports

Sponsors

  • New Jersey Craft
  • No Idea Sports
  • Yelp

Outdoors & Under Tents

No Outside Food or Drink Allowed

ALL attendees MUST be 21 or over, with Picture ID for entry