The Harpoon Championships of New England Barbecue

It has become a summer tradition over the last several years for us to attend this wonderfully fun event in Windsor, VT. For details you can visit the Harpoon Brewery site at

  • What:
    • Celebrating our 10th year in 2010
    • A celebration of the best of Summer—Fresh beer, great BBQ, & live music
    • The Harpoon Brewery in Windsor, Vermont offers an ideal setting for the event
    • 40 BBQ Teams from all over will be competing for prize money & trophies
    • A select few teams will be selling their award winning BBQ to the public
    • Great live music provided by the hottest local bands from Vermont
    • Come sit back, relax and enjoy the summer with friends at Harpoon Brewery
    • Brewery tours offered through out the weekend

  • When:
    • Saturday, July 24th, 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM (Entrance closes at 6:30 pm)
    • Sunday, July 25th, 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM (Entrance closes at 3:30 pm)

  • Where:
    • At the Harpoon Brewery, 336 Ruth Carney Drive, Windsor, VT. Map/Directions
    • Off Route 5, next door to Simon Pearce, exit 9 off Interstate 91
    • Free parking available in the fields surrounding the event site
    • Camping at the event is for competing teams only.

  • How Much:
    • Door charge is $15.00 per person. This admission fee includes 2 Harpoon beer tickets or non-alcholic beverage tickets. It does not include food. Children under 12 are admitted free, but must be accompanied by an adult.
    • Cash bars serving a selection of Vermont-brewed fresh Harpoon and UFO beer for $4.25 a pint
    • Various BBQ teams will be selling a wide variety of hot delicious BBQ
    • The event will be held rain or shine. Tickets not sold in advance.
  • Pets:
    • Dogs are allowed, but must be leashed at all times. Dog owners are responsible for the actions of their dogs and must clean up after their dogs. Harpoon reserves the right at any time to ask that a dog and its owner leave the event if the dog in not leashed, cleaned up after, or is misbehaving in our opinion. No refunds will be issued if a dog owner and dog are expelled.

See y’all there!

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  1. July 22, 2010

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