Save the date - May 6, 2023 Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival Returns!
Ticket sales are limited. No outside food, beverages, tables, tents, or umbrellas. Unopened bottled water and small folding lawn chair permitted. Severe weather date:
2022 event information, updates coming soon.
Sample more than 30 different craft beers, dig into some amazing BBQ (available for purchase), and listen as some of the best Blues musicians in Hampton Roads and beyond take the stage at Riverwalk Landing. This year’s Blues, Brews & BBQ promises to be the best yet!
The music will begin with School of Rock at Noon. J.D. Silvia Blues Band will take the stage at 12:45om followed by the Jason Cale Band at 2:30pm. The Bobby BlackHat Band will begin their performance at 4:30pm. This show will deliver blends and influences of Chicago, Memphis, Piedmont, and Delta style blues along with a little Gospel into a toe tappin’, finger poppin’, hip shakin’ blues experience.
Tickets are $35 for advance sales (March 1st - April 15th) and $40 after and at the door (if available). This is a closed ticketed event only. A limited number of non-drinking tickets are available for $15. This is a rain or shine event.
Last years Craft Beer Line-up (subject to change)
ALE WORKS SUPERB IPA
ALEWERKS TANGERINE WHEAT
DEVIL’S BACKBONE VIENNA
DEVIL’S BACKBONE JUICY MAGIC IPA
ST GEORGE GOLDEN ALE
DAMN PROUD MARY
DAMN GLOOTY CALL
CAIS RED ALE
BULL ISLAND BUBBA BOOTS PILS
BULL ISLAND TIER 2
TRADITION HONEY BROWN ALE
TRADITION BLACK CHERRY LAGER
BILLSBURG CLASSIC LAGER
BILLSBURG FLY WAY
OOZL NOST LADY
SLY CLYDE INKJET
SLY CLYDE SANDBAR
BLAKES TRIPLE JAM
BACK BAY orange crush
BACKBAY FARMHOUSE CIDER
CAPE CHARLES BLOOD ORANGE
CAPE CHARLES ASSATEAGUE
ELYSIAN SPACE DUST
GOLDEN ROAD MANGO
BRECKENRIDGE VANILLA PORTER
BOLD ROCK HARD CIDER
SOUTHERN TIER NITRO COCO
VICTORY STORM KING
More event information coming soon!
Proceeds Benefit Sister Cities Yorktown & York Foundation for Public Education
No, ABC regulations forbid any outside alcohol being brought in.
No outside food is permitted, bottled water will be allowed.
No tables, coolers, tents, or large umbrellas are permitted. Small folding lawn or beach chairs are allowed.
Tasting lasts until 5:45pm. If you purchased an alcoholic beverage, you must be finished before 6pm.
Not this year, but water is permitted. No coolers.
Yes, if you have a ticket and an appropriate wristband.
No – We only give glasses out with an event ticket purchase.
There is a charge for replacing glasses while supplies last.
This is not a kid-friendly event. Children will need a ticket to access the main event areas.
No, but we have a limited number of non-drinking tickets for purchase. Anyone wanting to purchase, sample, consume or be in possession of alcohol must have an drinking event ticket and wrist band
We strictly enforce the number of people allowed in the VIP area. Since those tickets cost more, we want to ensure everyone is comfortable and enjoys the event. We also have to ensure that a chair from another table isn’t taken.
No, this is not a pet-friendly event. Service animals are allowed, there are no water stations, and the area can be crowded.
No, food must be purchased from the vendors of your choice.