As the unofficial launch of summertime in the mountains, top barbecue chefs from around the state join local chefs in serving up mouth-watering barbecue complemented by thirst-quenching brews at the 14th Annual Beaver Creek Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival. Enjoy the entire weekend festival and take advantage of the special lodging rates.
The Blues, Brews and BBQ event offers free admission to the Beaver Creek plaza and food and beverage are available for purchase. The weekend's music lineup features Grammy-nominated headliners North Mississippi Allstars on Saturday and Kenny Neal on Sunday, with opening acts Packrat's Smokehouse, the Delta Sonics and the Heather Gillis Band!
Barbecue masters from right here in Beaver Creek and all over Colorado fill the village plaza, selling all the BBQ classics – from wings to ribs, pulled pork to brisket! All barbecue vendors will be competing for bragging rights and $1,750 in cash prizes. Attendees will have the chance to vote on Saturday and Sunday to determine the People’s Choice winner for Best Barbecue Vendor. Selected winners will be crowned on Sunday at 4:10 p.m. on the main stage in Beaver Creek Plaza.
Don’t miss the Microbrew Festival on Saturday featuring more than 80 special concoctions from over 30 Colorado-based breweries! On Sunday, amateur pit masters will be able to showcase their talents at the Backyard BBQ Competition, competing to win their very own Big Green Egg and bragging rights for an entire year!