BBQ & Brew Fest 2019







Tickets will be available at the door beginning at 4PM on 8/17/19

on a  first-come, first-served basis.


BBQ & Brew Fest 2019

BBQ & Brew Fest is a community event featuring live music performances , awesome food, craft beer, a full service open bar, and more.

Enjoy stellar musical performances from fan-favorites High Gravity and Billy Croft and the Five Alarm Band, plus much-anticipated 2019 newcomer David Evans. Nosh on catering by Old Hoosier Meats, cool off with a sweet treat from Kukui Ice and quench your thirst with craft beer by local brewers and libations from the full-service open bar. 


Taste burgers prepared by over a dozen local teams representing businesses and organizations from around the county and cast votes for your favorites as they compete in the 2019 Grill Masters Burger Competition!

BBQ & Brew Fest includes a child-safe, alcohol-free zone. Activities for families and children are available throughout the day and include bounce houses, face painting, lawn games, and an evening outdoor big screen movie showing on the lawn of the beautiful Patchwork Quilt Inn.​

With VIP Wristbands starting at just $75 for adults, $40 for Designated Drivers, $20 for students 7 and over, and children under 6 admitted free*, BBQ & Brew Fest truly offers something for everyone.** 

*when you purchase tickets in advance

**unless you hate good food, good music, and good company, in which case you sound like a real downer, so maybe just stay home and don't ruin our awesome event


  • Get instruction on how to throw axes!​

  • Enter the contest for a chance to win a medal in one of three categories!

 $20 for 6 throws (3 practice /3 count)​

3 Age categories to win a medal:

1. 10-14 years

2. 15-18 years

3. Over 18 years

  • Support a good cause!

2019 Grill Masters

Burger Competition

Watch as teams representing businesses and companies from around the county compete for the title of “2019 Grill Master” while raising funds to support Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County’s Middlebury Clubhouse.


Our panel of local celebrity judges will determine the Judges' Favorite Award winner by sampling burgers on the day of the event. However, YOU control which team walks away with the title of Fan Favorite! 

2019 Grill Teams Include:

  • DJ Construction

  • Elkhart County Board of Realtors

  • First State Bank

  • HB Fuller

  • INterra Credit Union

  • Jayco

  • L & W Engineering (2018 Fan Favorite)

  • Lozier

  • Middlebury Community Schools

  • Middlebury Fire Department

  • Northwest Interiors

  • Priority One

  • Reschcor

  • ShowHauler Trucks

  • TekModo

  • Tepen's (2018 Judges' Favorite)

  • and more...


Interested in entering a grill team? Click the burger to contact us!

David Evans
David Evans, originally from Brownsburg, Indiana, moved down to Nashville, Tennessee in 2013 after graduating with a music degree from Anderson University. He has continued to captivate audiences night after night combining catchy melodies with the storytelling of country music.
High Gravity

Genre: Rock / Classic Rock

Band Members

  • Sarah Raymond - Vocals

  • Jim Williams - Guitar

  • Rob Booker - Bass

  • Adam Fann - Drums

  • Charlie Pickering - Keys

Hometown: Elkhart, IN

About: Rock from the 70’s thru today!

Billy Croft & The 5-Alarm

Billy Croft & The 5-Alarm is a red hot smokin’ country band! With four vocalists and a unforgettable rhythm section – they offer music from the latest country hits to rock legends like The Eagles and Linda Ronstadt. Billy Croft & The 5-Alarm will leave you begging for more! Billy Croft has a boot planted firmly in Nashville, where he developed close ties to country music’s elite songsmiths & producers, and where his latest CD was produced. 



BBQ & Brew Fest is not only a great time, it supports a great cause! After costs, all event proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County's Middlebury Clubhouse 


With five different levels of opportunity, our event sponsors help make BBQ & Brew Fest a success in the community. Gifts are tax-deductible and our sponsors names and/or logos are included on promotional tools and media.


Top sponsors receive complimentary VIP Wristbands for the event! See the sponsorship book for details. 

Interested in sponsorship?



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