Live Music By
#1 Blues Highway A very popular local band with a mix of blues, some bluesrock, and soul . Dr. Gene Thomas on Lead guitar/vocals, Big John Burris on guitar/.vocal, Dr. Joe Corrado on Bass/vocals, John Sody Parsons on Blues Harp, Chris Allen on keyboard, and Greg Johnson on Drums.
#2 The Root Diggers Out of St Louis MO, traditional Old Time Stringband music with a great blend of Ozark and Appalachian traditional music!
Allen Spencer on Mandolin, Colin Blair on Fiddle, Steve Pupillo on Guitar, Jeremiah Evans on Banjo, Alena Wheeler on Fiddle, Mark Lang on Bass and Fiddle
Breweries, Bars, and Distributers attending
Bat Creek Brewery
Boulevard Brewing Company
Bur Oak Brewery
Log Boat Brewing Company
New Belgium Brewing Company
Rock Bridge Brewing Company
Piney River Brewing Company
Public House Brewing Company
Goose Island Brewing Company
The Worts (Columbia Home Brewers Association)
4 Hands Brewing Company
Odell Brewing Company
O'Fallon Beer Company
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Shock Top Beer
Urban Chestnut Brewing Company
Kalona Brewing Company
Golden Eagle Distributing
Mark Twain Distributing
Craft Beer Cellar
still in the works many more To be announced........
Big Top Brew Fest
From Mexico go one mile north on hwy 15 our grounds will be on the east side of the road.
9584 hwy 15 Mexico Mo 65265
We will have a food stand with lots of great beer drinking food so come hungry and we'll fix you up. However we understand that everyone has there own perfect food for cleansing their pallet between beers so you are more than welcome to bring coolers in with snacks, after all the day is all about the beer
Proceeds Go To
The Mexico Knights of Columbus Projects and Charities
for more information go to the "about us" page
$25 in advanced $30 at the gate. Ticket price includes all the beer you can sample from 1 to 5pm and a free 2016 tasting glass for the first 500 people to purchase tickets. Advanced ticket sales end May 13th.
If you have purchased or looked into purchasing tickets on line in the past you will be excited to know that there will be no on line ticketing fees this year !
Designated Drivers get in free
The event will be held outside under tents and shelter and will go on rain or shine. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, out door games, etc. Just sit back, relax, and enjoy some beautiful spring weather, great music, and good craft beer.
When and where
The Big Top Brew Fest (Formerly Mid Missouri Beer festival) will be held On May 14th 2016 at the John J Dillon KC Club Grounds 1 mile North of Mexico on Highway 15. (9584 hwy 15, Mexico, Mo 65265 ) We will be serving beer from 1 to 5pm. Gates will open at noon