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Bourbon and Barbeque Festival - CANCELED

August 22, 2020

NOTICE: The Bourbon and Barbecue Festival has been CANCELED.

The Bourbon and Barbeque Festival will be held in the Red River District in Shreveport on Saturday, August 22 at 3 p.m. General admission tickets are $35. 

Attendees of Bourbon and Barbeque Festival will get to sample each barbecue offering and bourbon cocktail while listening to live music from local band Easy Money and Grammy award-winning New Orleans group Rebirth Brass Band on the main stage under the Texas Street bridge. Commerce Street will be filled with local products and vendors that complement bourbon and barbecue.

VIP ticket holders will have access to the VIP lounge with premium seating near the stage and exclusive bourbons and food spread. The Red River District will be open to all ages, however, festival ticket holders must be ages 21 and up.

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Bourbon and Barbeque Festival - CANCELED