Mutton Glutton VIP Party

The Mutton Glutton pass is your ticket to enjoying the International Bar-B-Q Festival VIP style. 

MG is going retro to celebrate our 40th Anniversary!

Open Bar, Foods both days, Saturday buffet with BBQ and burgoo hot off the pits, music on Friday and two bands on Saturday.  Watch for our lineup announcement!


Friday, May 11th        6p-11p
Saturday, May 12th   2p-11p


Enjoy the festivities in the air-conditioned comfort of the RiverPark Center or outside on the riverfront patio.  You will be able to enjoy the Festival rain or shine.

Great Food & Beverage

Adult Beverage Tickets included in your VIP pass.

($1 charge per drink if you request Premiums)

No Charge for Non-Alcoholic Beverages

Sandwiches, Veggie trays, Deli Meats, Chips, Desserts on Friday night and Saturday afternoon prior to MG Buffet

Mutton Glutton Buffet

4PM – 8PM

Direct from the Cooking Team Pits – Mutton, Chicken, Pork, and Burgoo

Sides and Desserts served.

Great Entertainment

Live entertainment BOTH Friday and Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30pm keeps the party going for each evening.  An additional band has been added for Saturday afternoon.  Some will be singing the Blues – watch for our Entertainment schedule in April.

Join the Party

You can come and go as you please, giving you plenty of time to enjoy your favorite parts of the Festival and rest and relax in a fun environment with friends and family.  It’s the BBQ Festival VIP style!

Mutton Glutton passes can be purchased by calling or visiting the RiverPark Center Box Office at 270-687-2787 or ordering online at  The box office accepts cash, credit and debit card payment. OR, download the 2018 Mutton Glutton Reservation Form and send along with payment to: Mutton Glutton, Attn: Carol Moseley, 3535 Daviess Court, Owensboro, KY 42303. Payment may be made by cashier’s check, personal check or money order payable to International Bar-B-Q Festival.


Passes include adult beverages, non-alcoholic beverages, food, entertainment and a great gathering place in the RiverPark Center.

  • Friday Pass  –  6pm – 11pm $25
  • Saturday Pass  – 2pm to 11pm $45
  • Youth Pass (Under 21)  $20 each day
  • WEEKEND PASS – (Friday & Saturday)  S65
  • WEEKEND PASS 10 or More  $60

Add $5 per pass if purchased after May 1st. Please note:

  • All Youth Pass users must be accompanied by an adult.
  • No smoking is allowed within the RiverPark Center.

Event Chairperson

Jenny Mason 270-929-3087