Buy Tickets for Swiggin’ Pig
Whiskey Tasting – In Advance: $20
Whiskey Tasting – Day of Event: $25
Jun 9 4pm – 10pm
Jun 10 3pm – 11pm
Jun 11 12pm – 11pm
Jun 12 12pm – 7pm
Downtown Wyandotte
Wyandotte, MI
  • Alcohol Tasting
  • Carnival
  • Food
  • Live Music

Swiggin’ Pig BBQ will kick-off summer in Downtown Wyandotte. The four day weekend will have something for everyone including live music from Metro Detroit’s most popular bands, a carnival, juggling stunt shows… AND BARBECUE!!

Swiggin' Pig event map, featuring BBQ on first street, bar on maple sreet, whiskey tasting, vendor row, faygo fun zone axe throwing, and carnival further down maple street, and stage at maple and first.

Live Music & Entertainment


  • 7pm – 10pm: Ask Mary


  • 5pm: Clark Lewis
  • 5:30pm – 7:30pm: Downriver Dan
  • 7:30pm: Clark Lewis
  • 8:30pm – 11pm: Power Play Detroit


  • 12pm – 2pm: Just 2 Guitars
  • 2:30pm – 4:30pm: The Back Street Affair
  • 5pm – 8pm: Cody Boggs Band
  • 8:30pm – 11pm: Category 5


  • 12:30pm – 3pm: Andy Patalan
  • 4pm – 7pm: Half Light Music

Whiskey Tasting

There will be a variety of whiskeys, bourbons and ryes featured at the Swiggin’ Pig tasting event. Stroll through the array of sampling stations to sip, savor and interact with brand ambassadors.

Tasting tickets will include a Swiggin’ Pig commemorative rock glass and ten (10) samples for only $20 in advance / $25 day of event. Each sampling station will feature mixed cocktail or a straight taste.

  • Friday Tasting: 6pm – 10pm
  • Saturday Tasting: 6pm – 10pm

Whiskey List:

  • Journeyman
  • Devils River
  • JP Wiser’s
  • Misunderstood Ginger Spiced Whiskey
  • Makers Mark
  • Jim Beam
  • Yellowstone
  • Skrewball
  • Bird Dog
  • Bruichladdich Classic Laddie Scottish Barley
  • Port Charlotte 10 year Whiskey
  • St.Remy Signature
  • Bearface Canadian Whisky
  • Wiseman Bourbon
  • Wiseman Rye
  • Kentucky Owl Confiscated
  • and More!

Whiskey is only available to those who purchase tasting ticket packages.
Must be 21+ valid ID to drink and purchase alcohol.

Food Vendors

  • Smokehouse 52 BBQ
  • Lazy Man BBQ
  • BBQ Daddy
  • Cinnabon
  • Different Twist Pretzel Bakery
  • Razzy’s Shaved Ice


Back by popular demand! Elliot’s Amusements returns with fun rides for everyone. Unlimited ride wristbands are available for purchase in advance for a discount price before June 8 at midnight. Ride tickets and unlimited ride wristbands will be available at the carnival for purchase. There will also be food and paid games on site too.

Unlimited Ride Wristbands

Online presale has ended. Visit the carnival box office on site for wristbands.

Wristband prices at the event:
$20 – Thursday, Friday & Sunday
$25 – Saturday

One armband per person, per day. Valid one day from open to close.

Carnival Hours

  • Thursday – 4pm – 10pm
  • Friday – 3pm – 11pm
  • Saturday – 12pm – 11pm
  • Sunday – 12pm – 7pm

Kids Entertainment

In addition to the carnival, there will be plenty to keep the kids busy too! Games include Giant Jenga, Giant Connect 4, corn hole and face painting.