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  • Blues, Brews, and BBQ Festival
    12:00 pm-6:00 pm
    05/06/2017

    Come to the Riverwalk Landing in historic Yorktown for the Blues, Brews, and BBQ Festival on May 6th for some great beer, great music, and lots of BBQ! This event will feature 26 craft beers from 13 breweries, and of course lots of BBQ!

    Saturday May 6th from noon to 6.

    Tickets are $30 advance, $35 at the gate, and include unlimited 2 oz. beer samples.

    Click here to purchase tickets.

  • Smith Mountain Lake Beer & BBQ Festival
    1:00 pm-7:00 pm
    05/06/2017

    20 local and regional craft breweries and cideries representing 60 craft beers, as well as Kansas City style BBQ, North Carolina style BBQ, fall-off-the-bone ribs, tender pulled pork, and melt-in-your-mouth brisket, and live music.

    Advance tickets are $25, gate admission will be $35.

    Tickets grant entry to the festival, and 10 4oz. tastings. Food is not included.

    Click here to purchase your tickets.

     

     

  • Revolutionary Beer Fest @ Chesapeake City Park
    2:00 pm-7:00 pm
    05/06/2017

    2nd Annual Revolutionary Beer Fest

    Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 2:00 – 7:00 PM at Chesapeake City Park
    This is a 21 and over ONLY event – NO EXCEPTIONS,
    and please, NO PETS!
    Event will be held rain or shine.

    LOCATION

    Chesapeake City Park
    900 City Park Drive
    Chesapeake, VA 23320

    Benefiting the Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways History Foundation. Enjoy unlimited free samples of over 30 beers, food available for purchase from your favorite local food trucks, and back by popular demand: Exploding Sun!

    Tickets are limited; purchase yours today!

    Purchase a growlette, or bring your own from last year’s Revolutionary Beer Fest, and buy a fill of your favorite beer. Free pint cups will also be available with fill purchase (while supplies last). Please note that all containers must be empty before leaving the festival.

    No outside food or drink. Chairs and/or blankets are allowed and encouraged!

    Sponsored by: TowneBank; Eure, Inc.; Stanton Partners; Chesapeake Parks, Recreation & Tourism; Atlantic Yacht Basin; Jo-Kell, Inc.; Grandbridge Real Estate Capital; Vintage Barber Co; Cintas; CR Services; H20 To Go; and more!

    Click here to purchase tickets online

  • 2nd Annual IPA JamBEERee
    2:00 pm-6:00 pm
    05/06/2017

    Starr Hill Brewery proudly presents the 2nd Annual IPA JamBEERee, Virginia’s largest beer festival celebrating locally crafted India pale ales and live music!

    The one-day event will be held on Saturday, May 6th, at the Hangar Park, across the street from the Starr Hill Brewery & Tap Room at 5931 Three Notch’d Road in Crozet, Virginia.

    Craft beer fans will sample over 60 different IPAs from 25 Virginia breweries, cideries and homebrewers, alongside the best live music, local food trucks and games – all supporting a great cause: Claudius Crozet Park, Inc..

    Starr Hill will be pouring 15+ IPAs at JamBEERee, including some rare and exclusive releases just for the festival – stay tuned for the official lineup of IPAs!

    They’ll also be selling full pours and cans of select IPAs, plus some sampling options for the hop haters out there – tastings until 5:30PM.

    BREWERIES
    Adroit Theory Brewing Company
    Ardent Craft Ales
    Back Bay Brewing
    Blue Mountain Brewery
    Blue Toad HARD Cider Pub – Virginia
    Bold Rock Hard Cider
    Brothers Craft Brewing
    Champion Brewing Company
    Chaos Mountain Brewing
    Devils Backbone Brewing Company
    Fair Winds Brewing Company
    Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
    Midnight Brewery
    O’Connor Brewing Co.
    Potter’s Craft Cider
    Pro Re Nata Brewery
    South Street Brewery
    STRANGEWAYS BREWING
    Three Notch’d Brewing Company
    The Virginia Beer Company
    Wild Wolf Brewing Company
    MUSIC
    Major And The Monbacks
    Erin and the Wildfire
    Chamomile and Whiskey
    LOCAL FOOD TRUCKS
    106 Street Food
    Blue Ridge Pizza Co.
    Divide Ride Taco Truck (by Continental Divide Richmond)
    Moe’s Original BBQ-Charlottesville
    The SpiceSea Gourmet
    Plus Snacks by Daddy G’s Rockin’ Salsa & Blue Ridge Kettle Korn

    HOPS & GAMES
    Kan Jam
    Cornhole
    Giant Jenga
    And More!

    HOMEBREW JAMBEEREE
    Want to Brew a Beer with Starr Hill?
    Enter our Homebrew JAMBEEREE with your best IPA for a chance to brew at Starr Hill and join our brewers at the Great American Beer Festival’s Pro-Am Competition!
    DETAILS: http://starrhill.com/homebrew-jambeeree

    CHEERS FOR CHARITY
    Proceeds to Benefit Claudius Crozet Park, Inc.

    LOCATION
    The Hangar Park at Starr Hill Brewery
    5391 Three Notched Road, Crozet, VA 22932
    The event will be held across from Starr Hill Brewery & Tap Room at the Hangar Park, a unique event space combining the industrial grit of the area with scenic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

    TRANSPORTATION TO & FROM IPA JAMBEEREE
    We want everyone attending IPA JamBEERee to have a fun and safe time. That’s why we’re partnering with some great businesses to give you transportation to and from the event:
    Cville Hop On Tours Shuttle: https://fareharbor.com/cvillehopontours/items/43670/

    THANK YOU SPONSORS
    Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine
    Skyline Tent Company
    Storyware
    Rockfish

     

    Click here to get tickets!

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    • Blues, Brews, and BBQ Festival
      12:00 pm-6:00 pm
      05/06/2017

      Come to the Riverwalk Landing in historic Yorktown for the Blues, Brews, and BBQ Festival on May 6th for some great beer, great music, and lots of BBQ! This event will feature 26 craft beers from 13 breweries, and of course lots of BBQ!

      Saturday May 6th from noon to 6.

      Tickets are $30 advance, $35 at the gate, and include unlimited 2 oz. beer samples.

      Click here to purchase tickets.

    • Smith Mountain Lake Beer & BBQ Festival
      1:00 pm-7:00 pm
      05/06/2017

      20 local and regional craft breweries and cideries representing 60 craft beers, as well as Kansas City style BBQ, North Carolina style BBQ, fall-off-the-bone ribs, tender pulled pork, and melt-in-your-mouth brisket, and live music.

      Advance tickets are $25, gate admission will be $35.

      Tickets grant entry to the festival, and 10 4oz. tastings. Food is not included.

      Click here to purchase your tickets.

       

       

    • Revolutionary Beer Fest @ Chesapeake City Park
      2:00 pm-7:00 pm
      05/06/2017

      2nd Annual Revolutionary Beer Fest

      Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 2:00 – 7:00 PM at Chesapeake City Park
      This is a 21 and over ONLY event – NO EXCEPTIONS,
      and please, NO PETS!
      Event will be held rain or shine.

      LOCATION

      Chesapeake City Park
      900 City Park Drive
      Chesapeake, VA 23320

      Benefiting the Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways History Foundation. Enjoy unlimited free samples of over 30 beers, food available for purchase from your favorite local food trucks, and back by popular demand: Exploding Sun!

      Tickets are limited; purchase yours today!

      Purchase a growlette, or bring your own from last year’s Revolutionary Beer Fest, and buy a fill of your favorite beer. Free pint cups will also be available with fill purchase (while supplies last). Please note that all containers must be empty before leaving the festival.

      No outside food or drink. Chairs and/or blankets are allowed and encouraged!

      Sponsored by: TowneBank; Eure, Inc.; Stanton Partners; Chesapeake Parks, Recreation & Tourism; Atlantic Yacht Basin; Jo-Kell, Inc.; Grandbridge Real Estate Capital; Vintage Barber Co; Cintas; CR Services; H20 To Go; and more!

      Click here to purchase tickets online

    • 2nd Annual IPA JamBEERee
      2:00 pm-6:00 pm
      05/06/2017

      Starr Hill Brewery proudly presents the 2nd Annual IPA JamBEERee, Virginia’s largest beer festival celebrating locally crafted India pale ales and live music!

      The one-day event will be held on Saturday, May 6th, at the Hangar Park, across the street from the Starr Hill Brewery & Tap Room at 5931 Three Notch’d Road in Crozet, Virginia.

      Craft beer fans will sample over 60 different IPAs from 25 Virginia breweries, cideries and homebrewers, alongside the best live music, local food trucks and games – all supporting a great cause: Claudius Crozet Park, Inc..

      Starr Hill will be pouring 15+ IPAs at JamBEERee, including some rare and exclusive releases just for the festival – stay tuned for the official lineup of IPAs!

      They’ll also be selling full pours and cans of select IPAs, plus some sampling options for the hop haters out there – tastings until 5:30PM.

      BREWERIES
      Adroit Theory Brewing Company
      Ardent Craft Ales
      Back Bay Brewing
      Blue Mountain Brewery
      Blue Toad HARD Cider Pub – Virginia
      Bold Rock Hard Cider
      Brothers Craft Brewing
      Champion Brewing Company
      Chaos Mountain Brewing
      Devils Backbone Brewing Company
      Fair Winds Brewing Company
      Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
      Midnight Brewery
      O’Connor Brewing Co.
      Potter’s Craft Cider
      Pro Re Nata Brewery
      South Street Brewery
      STRANGEWAYS BREWING
      Three Notch’d Brewing Company
      The Virginia Beer Company
      Wild Wolf Brewing Company
      MUSIC
      Major And The Monbacks
      Erin and the Wildfire
      Chamomile and Whiskey
      LOCAL FOOD TRUCKS
      106 Street Food
      Blue Ridge Pizza Co.
      Divide Ride Taco Truck (by Continental Divide Richmond)
      Moe’s Original BBQ-Charlottesville
      The SpiceSea Gourmet
      Plus Snacks by Daddy G’s Rockin’ Salsa & Blue Ridge Kettle Korn

      HOPS & GAMES
      Kan Jam
      Cornhole
      Giant Jenga
      And More!

      HOMEBREW JAMBEEREE
      Want to Brew a Beer with Starr Hill?
      Enter our Homebrew JAMBEEREE with your best IPA for a chance to brew at Starr Hill and join our brewers at the Great American Beer Festival’s Pro-Am Competition!
      DETAILS: http://starrhill.com/homebrew-jambeeree

      CHEERS FOR CHARITY
      Proceeds to Benefit Claudius Crozet Park, Inc.

      LOCATION
      The Hangar Park at Starr Hill Brewery
      5391 Three Notched Road, Crozet, VA 22932
      The event will be held across from Starr Hill Brewery & Tap Room at the Hangar Park, a unique event space combining the industrial grit of the area with scenic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

      TRANSPORTATION TO & FROM IPA JAMBEEREE
      We want everyone attending IPA JamBEERee to have a fun and safe time. That’s why we’re partnering with some great businesses to give you transportation to and from the event:
      Cville Hop On Tours Shuttle: https://fareharbor.com/cvillehopontours/items/43670/

      THANK YOU SPONSORS
      Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine
      Skyline Tent Company
      Storyware
      Rockfish

       

      Click here to get tickets!

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  • Of Ale and History Beer Festival
    11:00 am-6:00 pm
    05/13/2017

    On May 13th come taste quality lagers, fine hand‑crafted ales, and tour the historic 18th century Belle Grove Plantation in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley.

    60+ beers, local food, live music, and more!

    Tasting Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the gate
    General Admission (no tastings) $10
    Additional Tastings may be purchased after 2 p.m.

    Tickets go on sale in April on-line and at area HandyMart locations.

    Click here for more information.

  • Virginia Hops and Barley Festival
    1:00 pm-7:00 pm
    05/13/2017

    Come to Westchester Commons just off Rt 288 in Powhatan for the 7th annual Virginia Hops and Barley Festival on May 13th. There will be over 30 Virginia beers, great food, live music and more!

    Tickets are $15 (Before May 1)
    Tickets are $20 (May 1-6)
    Tickets are $25 (May 7)
    Non-Taster Tickets are just $10
    Kids 12 and under get in free with a paid adult.

    To purchase tickets, Visit their web site: vabeerfest.com

  • Virginia Hops and Barley Festival
    1:00 pm-7:00 pm
    05/13/2017

    The 8th Annual Virginia Hops and Barley Festival will be held Saturday, May 12th from 1pm-7pm at Westchester Commons in Midlothian. Enjoy food, fun, beer, wine and great bands! Spend an afternoon with Virginia microbrews from the finest Virginia Beer, Wine and local Cuisine!

    For more information and tickets, visit www.vabeerfest.com

     

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  • 3rd Annual Suds and Buds at the Norfolk Botanical Garden
    6:00 pm-10:00 pm
    05/19/2017

    On Friday, May 19, 2017, the Norfolk Botanical Garden is going to host their 3rd annual Suds & Buds  garden party. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Rotary Club of Norfolk, Norfolk Botanical Garden, and Project Healing Waters.

    Advance tickets are $45 each. Online ticket sales will end at 12 midnight EDT May 18. Tickets will be available for $55 at the door May 19.

    Your tickets include:

    • Admission to the Norfolk Botanical Garden (Rain or shine from 6 – 10 P.M.)
    • Delicious Food From Local Area Restaurants
    • Two Drink Tickets, (Cash bar available for additional drinks) for Beverages Including Craft Beer & Wine
    • Live Music (Lewis McGehee)
    • Garden Tram Rides from 6 to 7 P.M.
    • Parking
    • A Relaxing After-work Party in Rose Garden Hall with Friends (Casual Attire)

    Click here for more information or to purchase your tickets.

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  • 4th Annual Lake Anna Brewfest
    12:00 pm-5:00 pm
    05/20/2017

    The Lake Anna Brewfest will showcase four-ounce samples of craft beers from all over Virginia and the U.S., combined with amazing local food, great music and local Lake Anna vendors.

    VIP AdmissionTickets:
    With the purchase of VIP tickets, you gain access to the festival, receive a free Brewfest pint glass, unlimited sampling of great craft beers, early admission at 11am, entrance to the VIP tent which has exclusive VIP beers, great music, access to amazing food vendors from all around the Lake Anna area.

    • Early Bird VIP Admission – (Through March 31st) – $40 (Unlimited Samples)
    • Presale VIP Admission – (April 1st Through May 14th) – $45 (Unlimited Samples)
    • May 15th through May 20th and at the gate – $50 (Unlimited Samples)

    General Admission
    General Admission tickets, you gain access to the festival, receive a free Brewfest pint glass, 6 sampling tickets for great craft brews, great music, access to amazing food vendors from all around the Lake Anna area.

    • Early Bird Admission – (Through March 31st) – $20 (you get 10 sampling tickets)
    • Pre-Sale – (April 1st Through May 14th) – $20 (you get 8 sampling tickets)
    • May 15th through May 20th and at the gate – $25 (you get 6 sampling tickets)

    Designated Driver/Under 21
    The Designated Driver/Under 21 tickets give you access to the festival, but you will not be allowed to sample any beer. You will still have access to all the vendors, great entertainment and amazing food from all around the Lake Anna area.

    • Anytime – $10

    Please Note – All tickets are non refundable.

    Click here to purchase tickets.

  • BRAMBLETON BREW FEST
    1:00 pm-6:00 pm
    05/20/2017

    On May 20, 2017, Brambleton will host its annual craft beer festival. Their goal is to feature local craft breweries located within one hours drive. They expect to have 30 breweries represented, each offering 2 of their beers.

    There will also be food trucks, live music and fun beer-related activities.
    General Admission 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    VIP Admission 12:00pm-1:00pm

    VIP BREWERS BRUNCH TICKET! $50 per person. These tickets include: brunch, one hour early access, entrance, tasting glass and six 5oz samples. Tickets are limited.

    VIP tickets include Brunch w. beer at Lost Rhino Retreat from 11am -12pm where the brewers from participating breweries will be available for a meet and greet. Then from 12pm -1pm the event will be VIP EXCLUSIVE! One hour of drinking without waiting in line.

    GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS $30 per person (plus service fees). Included in your ticket: entrance (1pm to 6pm), tasting glass, and six 5oz samples.

    $10 Designated Driver Ticket – Includes one free rootbeer

    $10 13 – 20 year old – includes one free rootbeer

    Kids 12 and under are free.

    Extra samples will be available for purchase. $2 per sample / $6 for 16oz pour.

    Click here to purchase tickets.

  • The 16th Annual Virginia Beer Festival
    2:00 pm-6:00 pm
    05/20/2017-05/21/2017

    Come to Town Point Park in Norfolk on May 20 and 21 from 2-6pm for the Mid-Atlantic’s largest and longest running beer festival! The 2017 Virginia Beer Festival will have more than 150 craft beers and ciders from regional and international breweries, local food, live music and more!

    $75 Premium ticket*
    featuring exclusive beer tasting, light food, and private restrooms

    $30 early bird tasting ticket*
    Price goes up to $35 May 1st, and $40 on the day of, cash only.

    $20 General Admission ticket*
    Does not include tasting privileges nor souvenir glass

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  • The 16th Annual Virginia Beer Festival
    2:00 pm-6:00 pm
    05/21/2017-05/21/2017

    Come to Town Point Park in Norfolk on May 20 and 21 from 2-6pm for the Mid-Atlantic’s largest and longest running beer festival! The 2017 Virginia Beer Festival will have more than 150 craft beers and ciders from regional and international breweries, local food, live music and more!

    $75 Premium ticket*
    featuring exclusive beer tasting, light food, and private restrooms

    $30 early bird tasting ticket*
    Price goes up to $35 May 1st, and $40 on the day of, cash only.

    $20 General Admission ticket*
    Does not include tasting privileges nor souvenir glass

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