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Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival in Cary 2023

A foodie's paradise in a suburb of Raleigh and 30 minutes drive from Durham

Cary's Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival is an annual celebration, gathering happy crowds at Koka Booth Amphitheatre for a savory weekend in early August. The festival's name pretty much speaks for itself—the main focus is eating and drinking. The menu features dozens of well-crafted brews, some of the finest bourbons, and BBQ galore, including roasted beasts and pulled pork. Meanwhile, live music can be really helpful if you wish to avoid a meat coma and shake it out.

The festivities run on Friday and Saturday, with variable hours based on your ticket type. The admission also depends on the ticket you opt for. The festival offers one and two-day options, as well as VIP and general admission. You can find more information and buy the tickets on the event's official website listed in the External Resources below. As for additional questions, please contact the official Facebook of the Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival.

Cary in North Carolina is actually one of eight US cities hosting annual Beer, Bourbon & BBQ events. North Carolina has two more similar festivals in Charlotte and Wilmington. Other destinations include Brooklyn, NY, Baltimore, MD, Atlanta, GA, Tampa, FL, and Centreville, VA. Back to Cary, the city is located 12 miles (19 km) of Raleigh and 27 miles (44 km) of Durham, so you've got plenty of options for your stay here. Feel free to book accommodations from the map below.

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Last updated: by Olha Savych