Does it cost anything to attend 'Cuegrass?

The main festival is free and open to the public! We collect a suggested $10 donation at each of the entrances. Access to the Beer Garden (new!) is $40 per person and comes with 3 drinks, a food buffet, Pepsi products, the Beer & Banjos music stage, and plenty of shade. Visit the Beer Garden page to buy tickets.

Where do I park?

Parking is available in several locations around the Warehouse District. Please see our parking suggestions here.

Are there sponsorship opportunities?

Yes! We rely on our wonderful sponsors to help give as much back to the charities as possible. Whether you're interested in corporate sponsorships, stage sponsorships, in-kind donations, or items for the silent auction, we'd love to discuss every opportunity with you! Visit our sponsor info page or give us a shout to get more information.

Is 'Cuegrass kid-friendly?

Yes! 'Cuegrass welcomes kids of all ages to enjoy the festival. We even have a pretty epic Kids Zone planned for 2020 with games, inflatables, face painting, and more!

Is 'Cuegrass dog-friendly?

Your leashed and friendly furry buddies are welcome inside the festival (just not inside the restaurant). Look for dog watering stations and shade tents to keep cool.

Will The Pit be open during 'Cuegrass?

Yes, the restaurant will be open for regular business during the festival. Reservations are accepted for table service, but please note there will be no bar seating during the festival.

Can I bring outside food and beverages?

No. We ask that you please purchase your food and drinks inside the festival, as every penny spent at 'Cuegrass goes directly to the charities. Absolutely no outside alcohol is allowed, and no coolers.

Can I bring my lawn chair?

Cuegrass is lawn chair friendly near the main stage. Please only put your chair down in the designated lawn chair seating section and be respectful of people who need to cross through this area. No chairs may be placed outside of the designated area. Get there early to claim your spot!

What are my food and beverage options at 'Cuegrass?

Barbecue and beer, of course! We'll have several tasty items available for purchase inside the festival, including The Pit's famous BBQ sandwiches, hot dogs, and soy nuggets for our vegetarian guests. Other favorites include french fries, corn on the cob, Kona Ice, Pepsi and water, and plenty of local beer. Check our festival info page for updates on food and beer options.

Who's on stage?

The main stage lineup includes Old Habits, Blue Cactus, Jeanne Jolly, and Big Daddy Love. The Beer & Banjos stage, located in the Beer Garden, will feature local bluegrass and folk talent that's sure to please! Check back soon for the full lineup.

What is the Beer Garden at 'Cuegrass?

The Beer Garden is a new ticketed component to 'Cuegrass located right inside the main entrance. Tickets can be purchased in advance or day-of. Space is limited! A $40 ticket gets you admission into the Beer Garden, 3 beverages (12 oz drafts and a 5 oz cocktail option), a Pit buffet, Pepsi products, free swag, roomy seating areas, and live music presented by Beer & Banjos. Tickets are sold in advance and a limited amount will be available for day-of purchase. Come and go as you please between the Beer Garden and main stage, taking it all in and enjoying the best of both! Fill your plate with plenty of North Carolina barbecue, and enjoy special beers and spirits not available in the main festival. Your purchase comes with a VIP wristband and 3 drink tickets, plus food and live entertainment. IDs will be checked at the entrance. No refunds, all sales final. Many of our sponsor levels include access to the Beer Garden. See the Sponsor Info page for more.

Where can I purchase a Beer Garden ticket?

You can purchase an individual ticket for the Beer Garden online here. We will have a limited number of day-of wristbands available for purchase at the entrance. Considering a sponsorship? Many sponsor levels include access to the Beer Garden.

What forms of payment are accepted?

All forms of payment are accepted for 'Cuegrass food, drinks, merchandise, and silent auction items. Vendors may vary in their accepted forms of payment.

Are you accepting vendors?

We are taking vendor applications until April 1, 2020. Fill out an application here and we'll notify you by email.