The 13th annual Blues, Brews & BBQ in Beaver Creek is a fun way to end the month of May and an unofficial HELLO! to summer.

This fun weekend event is FREE to enter and will have live blues music, BBQ and Colorado craft beer available to be purchased.

Some of the musical performers include Gary Allegretto and Shari Puorto  John Mayall and Tommy Castro & The PainkillersOne notable event for aspiring musicians, young and old is the “Learn to play the Blues Harmonica instantly” at 12pm Saturday.

In addition to a BBQ contest that will be taking place both days with the winners announced Sunday evening, there will also be a Colorado Microbrew festival Saturday with over 30 Colorado breweries participating! Come and expand your local knowledge and palate of these fine brews and have fun introducing your friends to a favorite find. The tickets are $40 in advance and $50 at the door. (Click on “Events” to purchase an event ticket.)

Check out the full list of events below for a fun filled weekend that is perfect for the whole family!

Events

Saturday, May 28th:

 12PM – 6PM: Beer Garden and BBQ Vendors Open, People’s Choice Voting
Location: Beaver Creek Plaza
 12PM – 1PM: Gary Allegretto’s “Learn to Play the Blues Harmonica Instantly” Clinic
Location: Demo Area, next to the Covered Bridge
 12PM – 2PM: Live Music – Shari Puorto
Location: Plaza Stage
 12PM – 4PM: Kids’ Fun Zone Open
Location: 1st Level, Covered Bridge Escalator
 1PM – 5PM: Microbrew Festival (Ticketed Event)
Location: Centennial Park, top of Plaza Escalator
 1:30PM: BBQ Demonstration
Location: Demo Area, next to the Covered Bridge
 2:30PM – 4PM: Live Music – Gary Allegretto
Location: Plaza Stage
 3PM: BBQ Demonstration
Location: Demo Area, next to the Covered Bridge
 4:30PM – 6PM: Live Music – John Mayall
Location: Plaza Stage

Sunday, May 29th:

11AM – 2PM: Big Green Egg Amateur Backyard BBQ Competition (Must pre-register to participate, spectators are free!)

Location: Covered Bridge

12PM – 6PM: Beer Garden & BBQ Vendors Open

Location: Beaver Creek Plaza

12PM – 1PM: Gary Allegretto’s “Learn to Play the Blues Harmonica Instantly” Clinic

Location: Demo Area, next to the Covered Bridge

12PM – 2PM: Live Music – Shari Puorto

Location: Plaza Stage

12PM – 3:30PM:     People’s Choice Voting

Location: Beaver Creek Plaza

12PM – 4PM: Kids’ Fun Zone Open** FREE (with a few paid options)

Location: 1st Level, Covered Bridge Escalator

1:30PM: BBQ Demonstration

Location: Demo Area, next to the Covered Bridge

2:30PM – 4PM: Live Music – Gary Allegretto

Location: Plaza Stage

3PM: BBQ Demonstration

Location: Demo Area, next to the Covered Bridge

4:10PM People’s Choice Winners Announced

Location: Plaza Stage

4:30PM – 6PM: Live Music – Tommy Castro & The Painkillers

Location: Plaza Stage