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Brew and BBQ Festival at Cedar Point

Brew and BBQ

June 8, 2018 - July 1, 2018

Are you ready for a hootin' 'n' hollerin' good time? We’re cookin’ up a bbq festival with a vengeance in FrontierTown during Cedar Point’s Brew and BBQ. Join us for food, music and fun daily June 8, 2018 - July 1, 2018. Get ready to sip, savor and swing yer pard'ner round-and-round at Cedar Point's Brew and BBQ!

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Bluegrass Jamboree

Live Entertainment

Bluegrass Jamboree
Daily at 2:30, 3:30, 4:30, 7:30 & 8:30* p.m.
Cedar Point’s own Bluegrass Jamboree will take the stage and get the party going with their twangy tunes – their renditions will leave you smiling! 

Daily at 6:00 p.m.
Meet and interact with some residents of FrontierTown including Blackjack, Chess, Digger, Maverick and the Mayor on their quest to name a special guest as the Sheriff of the Day! 

Fun & Games
Try your hand at some good old fashioned Wild West games along the midways!

(*Saturday only show)

Brew and BBQ's Saucemaking Contest

Brew & BBQ Sauce Showdown

June 17, 2018

Put your culinary skills to the test at Cedar Point’s Brew & BBQ Father’s Day BBQ Sauce Showdown! We’re looking for 5 contestants to compete LIVE at Cedar Point to see who can make the best BBQ sauce. Win braggin’ rights and the Ultimate Thrill prize of a 4-pack of 2018 Cedar Point Platinum Passes!

RBS Pitmaster Contest

RBS Pitmaster Contest

Thursday, June 21

The Really Big Show on Cleveland’s WKNR radio qualifies up to 10 fans to bring their smokers to the park and compete for the title of the RBS Pit Master BBQ Competition.  Tony Rizzo, Aaron Goldhammer, and a variety of guest judges will select the winner to be crowned the RBS Pit Master.

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When is Brew and BBQ?

Brew and BBQ starts Friday, June 8 and runs daily through July 1. 

What time is the event open?

  • Brew and BBQ will be running 2 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Last call will be at 9:15 p.m. with food service concluding at 9:30 p.m.

How many sample tickets do I get?

  • You will receive 15 sample tickets with Brew and BBQ admission.
  • 1 ticket is required for each sample of beer or food.
  • 1 ticket can also be used at the Round Up for a 16oz Coca-Cola beverage.
  • A second helping (15 additional sample tickets) is available at the event for $22.

Is there a Season Passholder discount?

Yes! Season Passholders are able to purchase event admission online for $22 or at the park for $25. Season Passholders also receive a complimentary, full-size Brew Kettle beer of their choice.

Must be 21 years old to receive the free Brew Kettle beer.

Can I purchase BBQ and Brew event admission at the park?

BBQ and Brew event admission may be purchased at the park for the following prices:

  • $92 – Cedar Point + Brew and BBQ Admission Bundle
  • $35 – Brew and BBQ Only (Park Admission Required)
  • $25 – Brew and BBQ Only (Passholders, Resort Guests and Marina Passholders)

What kind of BBQ will be available at the event?

There will be four styles of BBQ plus desserts:

Carolina BBQ

  • Pulled Pork
  • Spicy Shrimp & Carolina Spoon Bread
  • Traditional Southern Slaw
  • Carolina Vinegar Slaw

Kansas City BBQ

  • Smokehouse Ribs with Chili Pecan Slaw and Wet or Dry Rub
  • Loaded Mac & Cheese with Pulled Pork and Bacon

Memphis BBQ

  • Smoked Brisket with Smashed Pork Rind and Spicy Pickle Relish
  • Smoked Sausage

Texas BBQ

  • Big Horn Kickin’ Nachos with Jicama and Jalapeno Salsa
  • Three Meat BBQ Beans with Roasted Poblano Peppers

Miss Keat’s Sweets

  • Strawberry Short Cake with Fresh Berries and Whipped Topping
  • Peaches & Cream with Pralines and Sweet Cream

Menu items are subject to change.

What breweries and beers will be available at the event?

There will be over 100 beers from a variety of breweries at Brew and BBQ.
Breweries and beers are subject to change.

10 Barrel
10 Barrel IPA

Angry Orchard

Arnold Palmer
Spiked Half and Half

B Nektar
Tuco Style Freakout
Zombie Killer 

Ballast Point
Bonito Blonde
Tart Peach Kolsh

Best Damn
Hard Tea

Blue Point
Blueberry Ale

Vanilla Porter

Brew Dog
Elvis Juice
Hazy Jane
Punk IPA

Brew Kettle
All for One
Black Rajah
El Lupulo Libre
Frontier Trail Ale
Irish Red
Iron Horse Porter
Kitka Milk Stout
Old 21 IPA
Shandy Shores
Slaughterhouse Red
Summer Rays Belgian Witt
Trebu Saison
Valravn IPA
White Rajah

Bud Light

Peach County
Pineapple Hula


Ginger Beer 
Scottish Raspberry 

Blackberry Pear Cider
Original Cider


Fat Head’s
Bumble Berry 
Head Hunter 

Goose Island

Great Lakes
Chillwave Double IPA
Commodore Perry
Dortmunder Gold
Edmund Fitzgerald
Holy Moses Raspberry

Henry Weinhard
Hard Grape
Hard Orange Soda

Jackie O's
Mystic Mama IPA

Big Wave Ale

Sumpin’ Easy


Orange Shandy
Summer Shandy

Lexington Brewing
Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale
Kentucky Vanilla Barrel Cream Ale 

Magic Hat

Market Garden
Citramax IPA
Hellamango IPA
OG Lager
Prosperity Wheat

Maui Brewing Company 
Bikini Blonde Lager 
Pineapple Mana Wheat

New Belgium
Fat Tire
Fat Tire White
VR Juicy Haze

Platform Beer Co.
New Cleveland Palesner
Speed Merchant IPA

Redhead Ciderhouse
Apple Pie
Blackberry Shandy

Cidergeist Bubbles
Cougar Blonde Ale
Press Tart
Truth IPA

Sam Adams
Porch Rocker

Blueberry Lemonade Shandy

Jamaican Me Happy

Shock Top
Lemon Shandy

Sierra Nevada
Hazy Little Thing IPA
Pale Ale

Small Town Brewery
Not Your Father’s Fruit Punch
Not Your Father’s Root Beer
Not Your Father’s Mountain Ale
Not Your Father’s Vanilla Ale
Not Your Mom’s Strawberry Rhubarb

Tangerine Express 

Aloha Pineapple

Wild Berry

Going Coastal

White Claw
Black Cherry

Prickly Pineapple 
Reposado Pear Cider

Golden Pilsner

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