Smoke & Barrel is a one-of-a-kind event in Lake Charles, Louisiana, with something for adults and the entire family!
There will be over 75 bourbons and whiskeys to taste along with BBQ from out-of-this-world pit masters. Taking place under the beautiful oaks on the Calcasieu Parish Courthouse lawn, it will undoubtedly become one of the year's preeminent social events. Smell the savory aroma of oak and hickory. Taste expert BBQ from leading pit masters from across the gulf coast, complemented by bourbon and whiskey from around the world. Hear the foot-stomping sounds of top regional bands. See creative artisans and craftsmen at the top of their game. Touch the unique culture of hospitality, cuisine, art, and music of Southwest Louisiana.
Follow the smoke! Smoke & Barrel will entice the tastebuds of locals and travelers alike. We invite you to join us as we transform historic downtown Lake Charles into a celebration of the senses.
United Way will benefit from this second annual event as it works to build strong, successful families and strengthen the community.