California Festivals

Horse Town Brew N' Que Festival

Main Event June 1, 2019, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

May 31-June 2, 2019 

The George Ingall's Equestrian Event Center
3737 Crestview Drive
Norco, CA 92860

  • FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2019 6 p.m. Kick off reception with down home grub, question and answer panel disucussion, photo opt and autograph signing. Meat and Greet… with BBQ greats.
  • SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2019 8-10 a.m. Table Captain’s Class | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Certified BBQ Judges Class

BBQ Competition, Live Music, Brew sampling, demonstrations, special activities

BBQ Competition, Live Music, Brew sampling, demonstrations, special activities

 Certified BBQ Judges Class (limited seating)

Lick your fingers and tap your feet as Horse Town Brew n' Que Festival comes to Norco with the very best in food, brews and entertainment.

Listen to sounds of Country, Blues, Pop and R&B. Smell the aroma of award winning BBQ from the nation's top pit masters and sip on the area's most prized craft beer as brew and que teams compete for thousands of dollars in cash, prizes and more importantly, bragging rights. The region's top smokers compete in this jaw droppin', smoke out, sanctioned by the prestigious Kansas City Barbecue Society.

The cook off features competitions in four categories:
Beef Brisket
Pork Ribs

Meet celebrities and BBQ teams from the popular television show, BBQ Pit Masters and learn more about the age old craft of brewing beer. The most respected micro brewers in Southern California serve IPA, Lagers, Ales... and more.

People's Choice: One team is named champion of the event while festival goers cast votes for People's Choice award --for both BBQ and Brew.

Want to become a certified BBQ Judge? The festival will host one of California's rare Kansas City BBQ Society's certified judge's classes. Seats are very limited. Demonstrations on understanding and brewing craft beers and a Brew 101 class complete a weekend dedicated that America's favorite passions.

The Horse Town Brew and Que Festival will bring more que, brew and music- down to the bone.

The George Ingall's Equestrian Event Center is a world class event, conference and exhibition facility popular for horse shows and special events. Its two arenas are lighted and covered and the views from the arenas overlook the Jurupa Valley. Festival entrance is at Gate 1- past Crestview Drive.

The City of Norco, is an animal-keeping and equestrian-oriented community situated along the Interstate 15 Freeway in Western Riverside County, CA. Its approximate 26,703 residents enjoy over 400 acres of parkland and 130 miles of pedestrian/equestrian trails. In 2006 Norco and received a federal trademark, promoting itself as Horsetown U.S.A.

As a Horse Community, there are few sidewalks; instead there are horse trails. While the residents maintain a high quality of life, the city maintains a western rural theme. Riders can ride to town and tie their horses at the many hitching rails placed close to businesses.

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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