July 22 | 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$15 advanced
Ives Concert Park
43 Lake Ave Ext, Danbury, CT 06811 United States

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Celebrate the change of the seasons with the ultimate spring bash featuring BBQ, craft beer and live music!

Brews & BBQ has gone all out this year to bring you the area's best BBQ makers, local and national craft beers, and headline entertainment by the Spin Doctors! 

General Admission tickets available at the door for $20.

*Must be 21+ to drink

You may grill up some pretty mean bbq on your deck, but do you have what it takes to become Connecticut's Amateur BBQ Champion?

Every Tuesday from April 18th - May 2nd, Ethan and Lou will sample delicious homemade pulled pork from 3 contestants and will pick a winner!

At the end of the competition all 3 finalists will compete at Brews & BBQ for the chance to become Connecticut's Amateur BBQ Champion and win a one day Badass Grill rental from Danbury Auto Spring & Welding for your next party! Rental will include delivery and pick-up.

Sign up below if you think you've got the chops!

*Please note that there are only enough spaces for 9 contestants total, if you are not chosen to compete this year hone your skills and try again next year!


1 Kennedy Flats
Ace Endico Marketplace
BAB Boutique
Baskin Robbins
Bees Knees Ice Pops
Calandrelli Kettle Corn
Caraluzzi's Wine & Spirits Danbury and Bethel
Connecticut Dental Implant Center'
Cutco Cutlery
Danbury Alpha Romeo Fiat
Danbury Auto Spring & Welding
Danbury Powersports
Danbury Tattoo
Grassy Plain Vape & Smoke
Harley-Davidson of Danbury
Hat City Pools
Law Offices of Rashmi N. Patel
MacDonald Marine
Meadowland of Carmel - Volz Auto Group
Pine Bush Equipment
Renewal by Andersen
Ridgefield Bach to Rock
Storm Brothers
Storm Guard
The Jerky Hut
Vision Designs
Wag My Way

Handsome Devil BBQ
H'Cue Texas BBQ
Joyce Dutchpot Restaurant
Man James BBQ
Odeen's BBQ
Romy's BBQ
Tiger's Den Sports Bar & Grill

Goose Island IPA
Goose Island SummerTime Koslch
Shock Top Belgian White
Kona Big Wave Golden Ale
Kona Hanalei IPA
Blue Point Toasted Lager
Blue Point Mosaic Session IPA
Grey Sail Flying Jenny Pale Ale or Flagship Ale
Thomas Hooker Watermelon
Uinta Hop Nosh IPA
Stony Creek Cranky IPA
Stony Creek La Garza Lager
Bud Bottles
Bud Light
Lime A Rita
Lime Straw

Q: How old do you have to be to attend?
A: All ages are welcome but you must be 21 or older to purchase/drink the brews.

Q: What is included with my general admission ticket?
A: If you are 21 or older your General Admission tickets get you your first brew, it gives you access to the event and the opportunity to check out the amazing vendors and great live music as well as food and beer for purchase. Please note this is not a sampling event.

Q: Can I bring my outside food and drinks?
A: No, but don't worry because there is plenty of delicious food and tasty beverages inside!

Q: Can I leave and re-enter the event?
A: There is no re-admission for this event and absolutely no beer is to be brought outside of the venue.

Q: Are credit cards accepted at this event?
A: This is a cash only event, with the exception of day of admission tickets. There is an ATM available on-site.

Q: Can I bring my dog?
A: Sorry, no pets allowed.

Q: What happens if it rains?
A: Then grab your poncho because this is a rain or shine event!

Q: My business would like to be involved in this event who should I contact?
A: Click Here to get involved.

Q: When is Brews & BBQ rescheduled to?
A: Saturday, July 22nd from 3pm - 9pm at ives Concert Park.

Q: If I already purchased tickets will they be honored for the new date?
A: Yes.

Q: I have a question about the date change.
A: Please contact info@americaontap.com.

*All sales are final - no refunds - this is a rain or shine event.