Burning Can North Carolina

Jamming the best of the craft-beer-in-a-can lifestyle into one giant weekend – music, beer, mountain sports, food, and revelry.


Weekend Pass – $75

Includes entry to Burning CAN each day – includes all live music plus beer festival on Saturday with free samples from over 50 craft can breweries – over 200 beers to git a taste of!

Friday DAY PASS – $35

Entry to Burning CAN on Friday, August 10 ONLY – includes all live music Friday

Saturday DAY PASS (music + beer fest) – $55

Entry to Burning CAN on Saturday, August 11 ONLY – includes live music on Saturday AND beer festival with free samples from over 50 craft can breweries – over 200 beers to git a taste of!

Saturday DAY PASS (music ONLY) – $30

Entry to Burning CAN on Saturday, August 11 ONLY – includes live music on Saturday ONLY. This ticket will NOT allow you to participate in the beer festival.

Kids 12 and under may enter Burning CAN for free but must be accompanied by an adult.
Tickets purchased the day of the event will be $10 more per ticket.





Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe


Mo Lowda & The Humble


The National Reserve





The Schedule


  • Friday

  • Details Coming Soon
  • Saturday

  • Details Coming Soon
  • Sunday

  • Details Coming Soon


If you are camping at Burning CAN, you must have one of the following two camping options purchased in addition to your festival tickets.

Tent Camping Pass – $30 (per person)

Includes tent camping for one person for the entire weekend. Tent camping is first come, first served

Creekside Car Camping Spot – $150 (per spot – max of 4 people per spot)

Includes one 15’x25’ spot for one vehicle. Up to four individuals may stay in each car camping spot. No hookups are available.

Git Yer Can Outside

MTB Group Ride

Pisgah Cycling and REEB Cycles host a MTB REEB romp group ride through DuPont State Forest straight from the REEB Ranch. Bring yr rig to the festival and meet up at the camping entrance at 9 a.m. on August 11. You’ll be back in time for the festival.

Road Bike Group Ride

Pisgah Cycling helps us with this group ride through some of the best road biking in Western North Carolina. Meet up at the camping entrance at 9 a.m. on August 11 to jump in.

Trail Running

The legendary Wild Bill will lead a trail run for Burning CAN attendees leaving from and returning to the festival property. Bill will meet you at in front of the barn at 9 a.m. on August 11 for a run through the REEB Ranch trails.


Heavy drinking requires a strong core and stretchy pants. We gotchew. At 9:30 a.m., a local yoga instructor will help you greet the day of drinking with some poses to allow for maximum consumption…or at least maximum relaxation. Meet up at the Burning CAN stage.

Paddle Trip

Bring yer boat. A paddle trip down the third oldest river in the world (seriously, look it up), the French Broad, will meet at the BREWERY (not the Ranch – 342 Mountain Industrial Dr. Brevard, NC 28712) at 8:30 a.m. on August 11. Boats are not available for rent, but contact local paddle shops for rental information.

Bike Park

Dirt Jumping and ripping berms more your style? The REEB Ranch and Cane Creek crews will have the REEB Ranch Bike park open during Burning Can. Check back for exact details and times.


Can I light stuff on fire?

No fires. No charcoal grills. Camp stoves are cool.

How seriously do you enforce rules?

All substances deemed illegal at the federal, state, and local level are prohibited. Outside alcohol is also prohibited.

Can I stock a cooler and bring it in?

Coolers are fine in the camping area but will not be allowed in the main festival ground.

What if I want to run amok and act like a jerk?

Inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated. Security staff reserve the right to remove anyone from the property immediately without a refund if they deem it necessary.

Will I be able to buy food and beer at this thing?

Yes! Food (from delicious food trucks including the Oskar Blues CHUBwagon) and fresh Oskar Blues beer will be available to purchase during the entire festival. We will have a food option each morning for campers.

Can I bring my dog/cat/parrot/wildebeest?

Pets are NOT allowed on the property at any time.

Can I bring my kids?

Kids are awesome. Kids under 12 can attend the festival for free. Children and anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian with them the entire time.

Can I litter?


Can I smoke?

We wish you wouldn’t, but if you must, please be aware of and sensitive to the people around you. Dispose of cigarette butts in the appropriate containers.

Can I be super loud and obnoxious all night long while people are trying to sleep?

No. Everyone loves sleep.

Still have questions?

Email aaron@oskarblues.com with your troubles