Cle Elum Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival takes place at the foothills of the cascade mountains, in the  old historic mining town of Cle Elum. the gateway of  Eastern Washington.  Cle Elum Blues, Brews & BBQ  is a three-day celebration of blues, funk, rock, and country performances —accompanied by some of the best craft breweries in Eastern Washington  and the Pacific North West. The festival will also feature Cle Elum  BBQ Championship competition with sampling from the BBQ teams,   and a variety of food and craft vendors, children’s activities, and much, much more. Even though the festival only lasts for three days and two nights, once you get to Cle Elum, you won’t want to go home.
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Cle Elum
Brew Fest

The craft brewery, cidery and wine tasting area is a 21 years and older area of the festival, it will be located at the south side of the Wye Park and will be a fully fenced in area. This area will be organized and run by our sponsor charity and the local breweries. We are expecting between 10 to 20 breweries and 5 to 10 wineries and cideries to participate in the tasting area.

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Cle Elum
Music Fest

Throughout the weekend the festival will welcome a diverse mix of northwest bands on the music stage. The general admission ticket will give you access to the music fest area and the BBQ fest area. Seating will be first come first serve, low back lawn chairs and blanket are welcome. We have the following bands booked so far with more to come.

Saturday Music  Line-Up

 Dynamite Supreme

The Roberts

Rusty Cage

Al Kaatz Blues Band

DoctorfunK

Featured Bands

Sundays Music Line-Up

British Racing Green

Bryan Bach & The Crossroads

Petty Thief

Cle Elum
BBQ Fest

A world class competition barbecue in Cle Elum, Washington is our goal with the Cle Elum BBQ Championship. We will be partnering with Pacific North West Barbecue Association to attract the top barbecue teams in the pacific NW to showcase their outdoor culinary skills for all to see. Festival attendees will be able to sample the barbecue that the teams are smoking that weekend by exchanging a $2 food token for a BBQ sample or from any of our food vendors at the festival. You will be able to purchase the food tokens throughout the festival grounds at designated locations.

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Schedule
14
JUL
Festival Schedule Day One
12:00 pm  Festival Grounds Are Open
Festival open to public, come in find your seat, explore the different areas and activities.

12:00  pm (Brew Fest Area)
Beer Garden is open to public, come on over and sample some fine adult beverages.

1:00  pm (BBQ Fest Area)HOT
BBQ Teams first meat turn-in (Chicken Wings) to judges.  Sampling to follow immediately after turn-in is over.

2:00  pm (Main Stage)
Alternative Rock Band
Dynamite Supreme 

2:00 pm (BBQ Fest Area) HOT
BBQ Teams second turn-in (Pork Rib Tips) to judges. Sampling to follow immediately after turn-in is over.
3:00 pm (BBQ Fest Area)HOT
BBQ Teams final turn-in  (Chicken) to judges for the day , this score counts for the overall Grand Champion. Sampling to follow immediately after turn-in is over.
3:30  pm (Main Stage)
Rock Band
The Roberts

5:00  pm (Main Stage)
Johnny Cash Tribute Band
Rusty Cage

6:30  pm (Main Stage)
Blues Band
Al Kaatz Blues Band

8:00 pm (Main Stage)HOT 
Blues, R&B, Funk, Soul  Band
DoctorfunK
15
JUL
Festival Schedule Day Two
12:00 pm  Festival Grounds Are Open
Festival open to public, come in find your seat, explore the different areas and activities.

12:00  pm (Brew Fest Area)
Beer Garden is open to public, come on over and sample some fine adult beverages.

1:00  pm (BBQ Fest Area) HOT
BBQ Teams first meat turn-in of the day (Pork Ribs) to judges.  Sampling to follow immediately after turn-in is over.

1:00  pm (Main Stage)
Rock Band
British Racing Green

2:00  pm (BBQ Fest Area) HOT
BBQ Teams second meat turn-in of the day (Pork) to judges.  Sampling to follow immediately after turn-in is over.

2:30  pm (Main Stage)
Rock, Blues,  Alternative Rock Band
Bryan Bach & The Crossroads

3:00  pm (BBQ Fest Area) HOT
BBQ Teams final meat turn-in of the day (Prime Brisket) to judges.  Sampling to follow immediately after turn-in is over.

4:00  pm (Main Stage)
Tom Petty Cover Rock Band
Petty Thief

5:00  pm (Main Stage)
Cle Elum BBQ Championship
Award Ceremony

Tickets

Saturday General Admission 

$20.00
General Admission ticket includes access to the festival Music Area, BBQ Area, and Kid Zone Area. It also includes three BBQ Sample tokens.

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Sunday General Admission 

$20.00
General Admission ticket includes access to the festival Music Area, BBQ Area, and Kid Zone Area. It also includes three BBQ Sample tokens.

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Saturday Brew Fest Pass 

$35.00
Brew Fest Pass includes access to the festival Brew Fest area, in addition to the Music Fest area and BBQ Fest area. It requires the show of your ID at the gate and you must be 21 or older to gain access to Brew Fest area. It also includes (5) Beer Sample tokens.

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Sunday Brew Fest Pass 

$35.00
Brew Fest Pass includes access to the festival Brew Fest area, in addition to the Music Fest area and BBQ Fest area. It requires the show of your ID at the gate and you must be 21 or older to gain access to Brew Fest area. It also includes (5) Beer Sample tokens.

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Chef Challenge Dinner Pass

$75.00
Chef Challenge Dinner Pass admits one guest to the Friday night Chef Challenge charity dinner at 6 PM, as well as fast-track entrance on Saturday or Sunday to the festival. The Chef Challenge Dinner is an opportunity to taste some of the finest food that Cle Elum has to offer in a kitchen stadium roaming dinner format, where you can directly interact with the chefs at their cooking stations. It includes: 16 Chef Tastings + 1 Wildcard Tasting – Alcoholic (Beer & Wine) & non-alcoholic beverages – 5 VIP Voting Tokens.

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VIP Three Day Pass

$125.00
The Festival Three Day Pass includes a Friday night Chef Challenge charity platinum dinner pass at 6 PM, as well as fast-track all access pass to festival on Saturday or Sunday to the festival with VIP tasting glass, 3 Brew Fest tasting tokens, 3 BBQ Fest sampling tokens, access to the VIP parking at the festival. The Chef Challenge Dinner is an opportunity to taste some of the finest food that Cle Elum has to offer in a kitchen stadium roaming dinner format, where you can directly interact with the chefs at their cooking stations. It includes: Unlimited Chef Tastings + 1 Wildcard Tasting – Alcoholic (Beer & Wine) & non-alcoholic beverages – 8 VIP Voting Tokens.

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Sponsors
Cle Elum Blues, Brews, & BBQ Festival
July 13th, 14th & 15th,  2018
(509) 674-2006