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Big Red Liquors Bourbon Expo & Pappy Lottery 2019

Big Red Liquors Bourbon Expo & Pappy Lottery 2019

With 100+ bourbons to taste and buy at the lowest prices of the year AND your best chance for the opportunity to buy rare bourbons!

About this Event

The Largest Bourbon Event in Indiana is back!!!! The Big Red Liquors Bourbon Expo & Pappy Lottery is Saturday, December 7, 2019, from 1-4pm at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Taste over 100 Bourbons and buy at the lowest prices of the year. This is your best chance to purchase those hard-to-find, rare Bourbons PLUS, each attendee will be entered into the Pappy Van Winkle Lottery, where you can win opportunities to purchase the world’s most coveted whiskies.

With 100+ bourbons to taste and buy at the lowest prices of the year AND your best chance for the opportunity to buy rare bourbons!


This year’s Pouring List will be Coming Soon! Product Sampling is available from 1pm -4pm.


There is no need to stand in line for those coveted Silver Ticket items this year. Instead, shop from the comfort of your own couch! Yes, we’re taking it online! Our silver ticket items, which are a selection of hard to find and allocated Bourbons, such as Weller, Blanton’s, and EH Taylor, etc. will be available online at, date and time to be announced. Ticket holders will have first access, simply read your ticket confirmation email for details and visit at the designated date and time to fill your cart with your favorites, you’ll have 60 minutes to complete your transaction. First come, first serve. Some Silver Ticket items may have a maximum of 1 bottle per person. After 60 minutes, items are released back into inventory for others to purchase.

Silver Ticket items and Sample products will be available to purchase online WELL IN ADVANCE of the event, so get your tickets early.


Big Red will raffle off the right to buy hard to find specialty bourbons. Your raffle ticket for the lottery will be given to you upon arrival. YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. Arrive no later than 2:00 p.m. to participate in the lottery and the right to buy rare bourbons. List of products to be raffled will be available a week before the event. Drawing begins at 3:00 p.m. Each person with a general admission ticket will receive 1 lottery ticket upon arrival (regardless of how many event tickets purchased). Winners will have 12 hours to claim their bottle and buy it online by following the instructions on the winning ticket.


Date And Time

Sat, December 7, 2019

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST


Indiana State Fairgrounds – Champions Pavilion

1202 East 38th Street

Indianapolis, IN 46205

Ticket and Valid ID to enter. Doors will open at 11:30 am for Concessions and Souvenir Swag Shop. You must be 21 years of age with valid ID to enter. Parking at the fairgrounds is $8.

Gold Ticket lottery items must be purchased at the conclusion of the event and within 12 hours. All product will be ready for pick-up at a Big Red pick-up store approximately 7 to 14 business days after the event.

Ticket Proceeds will benefit Family Promise: Transforming the lives of homeless families. Because every child deserves a home.

And a Special Thank You to our sponsors: Diageo, Gallo, Sam Adams, Bacardi, Miller Coors, Brown Forman

* Note: no product purchase necessary to participate in the raffle.

Responsibly serving you since 1972. Must be 21 with valid ID to participate. This is a sampling event, participate in moderation only. Ticket holders must comply with all laws and facility rules. Failure to comply may result in refusal of admission or expulsion. Big Red reserves the right to dismiss anyone whose conduct is objectionable.

Big Red Liquors fully supports the Indiana Life Line Law: 911 Make the Call.

Ticket Information Here

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