Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival to kick off summer season at Beaver Creek May 28-29

By Real Vail
May 15, 2011

The summer season at Beaver Creek kicks off Memorial Day weekend with the seventh annual Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29. This signature summer event serves up delicious barbeque fare cooked by visiting chefs from across the country, as well as Vail Valley favorites, complimented by microbrews from a variety of national breweries. Bring the whole family out to celebrate the start of summer with complimentary kids' activities offered throughout the weekend.

Blues, Brews and BBQ kicks off summer at Beaver Creek on May 28-29.
Beaver Creek Resort photo

The sounds of free live blues music will fill the air as guests sample and sip their way around the village plaza from 12-6 p.m. with performances each day by Tommy Thomas & the Working Man's Band, Seth Walker and Eric Lindell. Anheuser Busch, along with several other breweries, will be providing refreshments for the event and more mouthwatering microbrews will be available for sampling at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa as they host the largest exclusively Colorado microbrew tasting in the state on Saturday, May 28 from 1-5 p.m. For ticket information call the Park Hyatt at 970-949-1234.

Continue to indulge Memorial Day weekend with the first culinary demonstration series of the summer season. Chefs from visiting and local restaurants will provide complimentary demonstrations at the Bon Appétit tent in Beaver Creek Plaza Saturday and Sunday afternoon as part of the Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival. Demos will take place at 12 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. each day.

Take advantage of great lodging offers this weekend with rates starting as low as $129/night at The Charter at Beaver Creek. Included with the lodging price is $20 in food and beverage coupons to use at the festival. For information or to book visit or call 800-404-3535.

The Blues, Brews and BBQ festival offers free admission to the festivities on the plaza and food and beverages are available for purchase at the event.

For complete details on the festival and lodging packages, visit or call 970-845-5293.

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