Credit cards will be accepted at registration (entry) and token counters only. We recommend you bring cash to purchase additional food items.

As much as we love them, pets CANNOT enter the Pig and Swig festival area. However, service animals ARE allowed.

Pig and Swig is located on Grand Boulevard, between 13th and 14th Streets, adjacent to Sprint Center and Kansas City Live! in the Power & Light District.

Parking is available for $3 in the Kansas City Live! garage located on 13th Street at Grand Blvd.

Your ticket includes a Passpork, a booklet that describes each of the barbecue offerings you receive from our participating restaurants: Joe’s KC, Hawg Jaw Que & Brew, Plowboys BBQ, Jazzy B’s and Cleaver & Cork.

Each restaurant prepares one 2-3 oz portion of a signature item for every guest. Other food items will be available for purchase at the event as well.

Taste a variety of beers from our 3 featured breweries. We will have a lineup of samples throughout the event, there will also be beers for purchase.

The event begins at 3 PM and concludes at 8 PM. VIP ticketholders receive early entry (beginning at 2 PM).

With the help of the Kansas City Barbeque Society, Pig and Swig KC presents a Competitive Series BBQ Competition. To get your name in the competition please visit: http://www.kcbs.us/event/7221/pig-and-swig-kc-competitors-series

General Admission tickets include access into the event (beginning at 3 PM), live music on Grand Blvd, a souvenir tasting glass, lounge areas, five bourbon tasting tokens, beer samples and two oz. bites from each BBQ vendor.

VIP tickets include a special preview party on Friday, April 28th, followed by VIP entry into Pig and Swig on Saturday, April 29th. VIP includes: one-hour early entry into event (beginning at 2 PM), live music, access into the VIP area with private bar and private restrooms, souvenir bourbon tasting glass, 10 bourbon tasting tokens, beer samples and two oz. bites from each BBQ vendor.