BBQ & Barrels represents the culmination of 45 years of a cultural tradition in Owensboro and Daviess County. It is the celebration of our past, our present, and our future, bringing together two of Owensboro’s greatest traditions – authentic, unparalleled Owensboro barbecue and historic Kentucky bourbon.
2PM to 3PM – Bourbon Classes – $25 – Choose between three 45-minute classes: Cheers to the Master Distiller, Mixology 101, and Bourbon Women. On Sale Date Coming Soon! Classes will be available as add-ons; participants must also purchase a Bourbon Tasting event ticket (VIP or General Admission).
(SOLD OUT!) 3PM to 4PM – Bourbon Tasting – VIP – $90 – Enjoy unique bourbon pours from over 15 distilleries, paired perfectly with passed heavy hors d’oeuvres with an emphasis on barbecue. Tickets also include an official VIP BBQ and Barrels Glencairn tasting glass.
4PM to 6PM – Bourbon Tasting – General Admission – $50 – Sample over 15 brands of bourbon or half ounce cocktails from a collection of both large and craft distilleries.