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Frontstretch Fest

by Katie Skrzek

Mar 13, 2015

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Food & Drink

The inaugural Frontstretch Fest is a Southern celebration of bourbon, beer, comfort food and horse racing. Taking place in North Carolina on April 4 and in Tennessee on May 2, each event highlights the food, drinks and live entertainment that embody Southern charm. Here’s what you can expect at each event:

 

Raeford, N.C.

  • Admission: $39 in advance; $49 at the door (includes 15 food and drink tokens)
  • VIP Admission: $89 in advance; $99 at the door (includes access to exclusive tastings, private brewery and distillery classes and private restrooms)
  • Designated driver admission: $20 (includes eight food tokens)
  • Participating brands: Jack Daniel’s, Gentleman Jack, Woodford Reserve, Woodford Reserve Double Oak, Old Forester Signature, Southern Pines Brewery, Dirtbag Ales, Mash House Brewing Company, Bald Head Blues, High Cotton, Mint Julep Jazz Band and Bellaterra

 

Nashville, Tenn.

  • Admission: $49 in advance; $59 at the door (includes 15 food and drink tokens)
  • VIP Admission: $99 in advance; $109 at the door (includes access to exclusive tastings, private brewery and distillery classes and private restrooms)
  • Designated driver admission: $20 (includes eight food tokens)
  • Participating brands: Yuengling Brewery, Blackstone Brewery, Flat 12 Bierwerks, Belle Meade Bourbon, Bib & Tucker, Red River Bourbon, Beechtree Distillery, Triple Crown, Wild Turkey Bourbon, Deep Eddy Vodka, Tomkats, The Southern, Saffire, Acme Feed & Seed, Southernaire Market, Jones Press Sandwich Parlor, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, The Row, Smokin’ Buttz, Walker Creek Toffee, Bellaterra, Gnarly Parkers, Monchita’s Homemade Cobblers, 104.5 The Zone, 99.7 WTN and Nashville Scene

 

Team Red, White and Blue, a non-profit organization focusing on veteran reintegration, is this year’s charity partner. Attendees with a military ID receive five extra food and drink tokens. Tickets are available to purchase online.

 

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