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Hotel for Tampa Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival

It doesn’t get much better than the three B’s: beer, bourbon, and BBQ. If you agree, come on down and stay with us here at the Westshore Grand the weekend of February 17th!

Why? Well, because that Saturday’s when Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park here in Tampa hosts the 2018 Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ Festival, whose straight-to-the-point name is pretty self-explanatory in terms of the various nectars of the gods being celebrated. What a trio!

The bourbon-, beer-, and BBQ-exulting festival grounds along Tampa’s Hillsborough River are just a short trip from the Westshore Grand, so our Starwood Tribute Portfolio hotel makes perfect accommodations for the affair—and, given our location a stone’s throw from Old Tampa Bay, we add a fourth “B” to the mix: beaches!

The 2018 Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ Festival

The Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ Festival brings its multicity, cross-country tour to Tampa on Saturday, February 17th; it runs from 2 to 6 PM, although VIP ticketholders get to start the party at noon.

And what does the party consist of? Try more than 60 beers of many different styles and 40-plus kinds of bourbon, not to mention—you guessed it—heapfuls of top-grade BBQ.

You can explore the sudsy and smooth flavors courtesy of the “all-you-care-to-taste” sampling glass that’s yours with purchase of a tasting ticket. (Your money is helping out a good cause: Part of the proceeds from the Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ Festival go to the Spirit of Hope Children’s Foundation.)

Besides the irresistible eats and well-crafted beverages, you’ll get to enjoy live music throughout and a whole schedule of seminars by best-of-the-best brewers, distillers, and pitmasters in the “Tasting Theater.” There’ll also be a gaming area (complete with Cornhole, Giant Jenga, and other fun) as well as an awesome lineup of contests on the Main Stage, including Daisy Dukes & Boots and the absolutely must-see Tampa’s Best Beer Belly showdown.

You can learn more about the nuts-and-bolts of attending the festival here at the official FAQ!

Celebrate the Good Things in Life with a Tampa Getaway to the Westshore Grand

If you enjoy a good bourbon whiskey, microbrew, and/or expertly cooked BBQ—well, there isn’t really any question that you’d better get yourself to Tampa this February 17th, now is there?

So book your chic Starwood Tribute Porfolio guest room or suite at the Westshore Grand today, and we’ll see you for the 2018 Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ Festival at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park!

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