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Barley & Smoke is one of the only events in Calgary to feature 100% local establishments. Top breweries and eateries will be competing for: Best Beer, Best Ribs & Best Hand-Held.

  • Watch the video from the 1st year's event

Frequently asked questions

How many meat/beer samples do you get with a standard ticket?

This year it is all you can eat package for the food and sample sized drinks of each beer entry are included in the General Admission. Additional drinks are available for purchase and a percentage of all proceeds from the beer purchase go to Kids Cancer Care.

Is this a kid friendly event?

Barley & Smoke 2021 is not a kid-friendly event.

What happens if it rains?

This event will happen in rain or shine.

Are there any ciders or wine available?

Yes, there will be ciders at this year's event. There will also be an assortment of sodas and other non alcoholic beverages provided at the event.

Can I get a refund if I can’t go?

All tickets are non-refundable but can are transferable.

Is there parking at Barley & Smoke?

Parking available for $15 in Lot 2 of the Stampede grounds.

What transportation options are available?

There is city transit available (c-train and bus) Uber or Taxi