GREENVILLE, S.C. --A new festival is coming to Greenville this November.
Hog & Barrel: A Bourbon, BBQ & Bacon Festival that will be held Nov. 5 through Nov. 7.
AdvertisementThis three-day festival will feature every thing from exclusive bourbon tastings to live music to a Sunday brunch.
Tickets go on sale July 19.
Hog & Barrel Festival launches on Friday night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a special “Meet The Makers” event, where sponsors and Super VIP ticket holders can meet master distillers, national brand ambassadors, and distillery owners while feasting on delicious food, and of course, exclusive bourbon tastings.
The showcase event of the festival will be Saturday’s “Bourbonpalooza” from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Top Greenville chefs will prepare their favorite barbecue recipes while area mixologists craft unique bourbon cocktails for guests to enjoy.
Priority and VIP ticket holders may also participate in The Bourbon Experience, where they can sample 30-plus different bourbons.
When attendees are not eating or drinking, they can play games or enjoy live music from the Jake Bartley Band and 3 & Twenty.
From 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, the “Makin’ Bacon Bourbon Brunch” will feature classic brunch cocktails with a bourbon twist, such as Apple Cider Bourbon Mimosas and Bourbon Bloody Marys.
Corey Stephenson will provided live music.
Hog & Barrel Festival is also a food and cocktail competition with $5,000 in cash prizes being awarded to 15 “Best Of” categories including best barbecue, best bourbon-based dish, best bacon dish, best bourbon cocktail, best dessert, and more.
More details on the event here.