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  • 12:00 pm-6:00 pm

    425 Water St, Yorktown, VA 23690, USA

    425 Water St, Yorktown, VA 23690, USA

    Sample more than 25 different craft beers, dig into some amazing BBQ, and listen as some of the best Blues musicians in Hampton Roads take the stage at Riverwalk Landing. This year’s Blues, Brews & BBQ promises to be the best yet!

    Ticket includes beer glass and unlimited tastes of beer.

    At 12:30, The Jukes will deliver an entertaining performance steeped in swing, boogie, and down-home blues. Then, at 3:30, the Michael Clark Band will take the mic to blend the Blues with a little soul, rock, jazz and fun.

    NEW this year – a wine garden included in admission. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door.

    More details at 757.877.2933 or www.villageevents.org.

  • 1:00 pm-7:00 pm

    293 First Watch Drive Moneta, VA 24121

    293 First Watch Drive Moneta, VA 24121

    The “NEW” Smith Mountain Lake Brews & Tunes Festival is Saturday, May 5th from 1pm – 7pm off Route 122 at the new location of the Franklin Co. Family SML YMCA, 293 Firstwatch Drive, Moneta, 24121.

    20 local and regional craft breweries and cideries such as Apocalypse, Bold Rock, Brothers, Chaos Mountain, Devil’s Backbone, Goose Island, Hardywood, Heavy Seas, O’Connor, Soaring Ridge, South Street, Starr Hill, Victory and Wicked Weed representing 40 craft beers. Enjoy live music by Goose Gossett and Barefoot West. Check out over 60 quality craft vendors.

    Advance Tasting Ticket, $25, Gate Tasting Ticket, $35, and include 10- 4oz tasting tickets. Regular Admission, $10 (does not include tasting tickets).
    Go to www.visitsmithmountainlake.com to order your ticket today.



  • 11:00 am-6:00 pm

    336 Belle Grove Road, Middletown, VA, 22645United States

    336 Belle Grove Road, Middletown, VA, 22645United States


    The longest running beer festival in Virginia–the ‘Of Ale and History’ Beer Festival now in its 23rd year! Featuring live music from Cazhmiere and The Robbie Limon Band, 60+ beers, local food and merchandise vendors.  This is a rain or shine event but feel free to bring your own chairs and pop-up tents. Please do not bring pets, coolers, outside food or drink. And don’t forget your ID!

    Advanced tasting tickets are $25 and are available now online. The tasting ticket includes a souvenir glass and eight tastings.

    Click here for more information.

  • 12:00 pm-6:00 pm

    7134 Farm Station Road, Warrenton, Virginia 20187

    7134 Farm Station Road, Warrenton, Virginia 20187

    Old Busted Head Brewing is hosting its 3rd annual Bleu & Brew Beer & Cheese Fest on Saturday, May 12, 2018.

    There will be over 18 breweries present with more than 44 awesome craft brews on tap! All beers will be paired with gourmet cheese specially selected by Culpeper Cheese Company.
    There will also be great local food trucks and awesome live bands playing throughout the day!

    Ticket Info:

    • VIP Early Admission 11-6pm: $60 – Presale, $70 At the door
      Early access to festival, special limited release beers, acoustic music set, + charcuterie from À la Carte Catering + Event Design,
      Unlimited beer and cheese samples
      Commemorative glass sampling flute
      Tasting-glass lanyard
      VIP parking (spaces are limited – first come first serve)
      Tented seating & lawn space (blankets welcome)
    • General Admission 12 – 6 pm:
      $45 – Presale, $55 – At the door, Group Discounts Available
      Unlimited beer and cheese samples
      Commemorative sampling flute
      Tented seating & lawn space (blankets welcome)
    • Designated Driver and Under 21, 11 am – 6 pm: $12
      Early access to festival
      Unlimited cheese samples
      2 non-alcoholic drink tickets redeemable for Old Bust Head Root Beer, Cold Brewed Coffee, Kombucha
      Commemorative Bleu & Brew cup
      Tented seating & lawn space (blankets welcome)


    VIP Early Bird: $50
    General Admission Early Bird: $40

    For tickets and more information, visit www.facebook.com/events/933217640164926

  • 1:00 pm-6:00 pm

    IX Art Park, 955 2nd Street Southeast, Charlottesville, VA, United States

    IX Art Park, 955 2nd Street Southeast, Charlottesville, VA, United States

    Unlimited 2-4 oz samples from dozens of carefully selected local, regional and national craft beers as well as over 10 bourbons and spirits from Kentucky and Virginia.

    Visit www.knowgoodbeer.com for more information and to purchase tickets.

  • 12:00 pm-5:00 pm

    Lake Anna State Park, Lawyers Road, Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA, United States

    Lake Anna State Park, Lawyers Road, Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA, United States

    The fifth annual Lake Anna Brewfest will take place on May 19th, 2018 from 12pm – 5pm on the shores of Lake Anna at the Lake Anna State Park. With over 40 different local and regional breweries with over 80 different beers, cider, wine and moonshine to try, more than you can handle! You can enjoy great food from local restaurants, great music, over 30 different local vendors, moon bounces for the kids, corn hole and much more.

    The Lake Anna Brewfest is a family friendly event which uses the proceeds from the event to help the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Friends of Lake Anna State Park.

    General Admission tickets gain you entry to the event, 10 sample tickets, a commemorative sampling pint glass, access to great local food and local vendors. General Admission starts at Noon (12pm) and goes until 5pm.

    VIP tickets gain you entry to the event, a commenrative sampling pint glass, unlimited beer samples, entry at 11am, access to great local food and local vendors. VIP admission starts at 11am and goes until 5pm.

    The state park does have a parking fee per vehicle.

    Click here to purchase tickets.


  • 1:00 pm-6:00 pm

    42395 Ryan Road, Brambleton, VA 20148, United States

    42395 Ryan Road, Brambleton, VA 20148, United States

    Back for our fourth year and the best news is, UNLIMITED POURS with your General Admission Ticket! You can now sample ALL the tasty craft beer you would like during the Bram Brew Fest. This festival features local breweries because we want you to sample with us and then go to the breweries and support our local businesses. At this festival, we ask that all the breweries come with a representative so you get the chance to talk to them and see what they are all about.

    Click here to visit Evenbrite to purchase tickets.

  • 2:00 pm-6:00 pm

    120 W Main St, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA

    120 W Main St, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA


    The Mid-Atlantic’s largest and longest running beer festival celebrates its 17th year with a diverse selection of more than 150 beers and ciders from Virginia and around the world, local food, and live music. Meet master brewers and join in the fun and games as you experience Virginia’s explosive beer scene at the beautiful downtown Norfolk waterfront in an event named “one of the Best Beer Festivals” by USA Today. The Virginia Beer Festival is produced in partnership with Virginia Arts Festival and Norfolk Festevents.

    Supported by Veer Magazine and Virginia Craft Beer Magazine.

    $30 tasting ticket*, early bird price
    $35 tasting ticket* May 1 price
    $40 day-of, cash only
    $20 non-tasting ticket**

    Boater’s Package***
    $200 for up to a 35′ vessel, pricing and ticket quantity increases for larger vessels

    *Price before ticketing fees. Must be 21 or over to have tasting ticket. A valid ID must be presented upon entry. No refunds. Event will be held rain or shine.

    **Does not include tasting privileges nor souvenir glass. General admission ticket is minimum requirement for entry ages 13+

    ***Includes 4 Tasting Tickets and Parkside docking during festival hours, reservations strongly recommended, please call 757-441-2345.

    Visit Secure.vafest.org to purchase tickets.

    Click her to purchase tickets.

  • 11:00 am-7:00 pm

    1822 Resort Dr, Massanutten, VA 22840, USA

    1822 Resort Dr, Massanutten, VA 22840, USA

    ValleyFest, held on Memorial Day weekend, is the kick-off to summer! More than 4,000 people celebrate the holiday weekend at the festival, dancing to live music, sampling food, shopping for unique and handmade crafts, and enjoying quality wines and microbrews of the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia and beyond. Enjoy free samples too!

    All proceeds benefit the Harrisonburg/Rockingham Chamber of Commerce.

    ValleyFest 2018 Early Bird Tickets go on sale March 17!

    NEW! VIP Admission

    $85 per ticket or 2 VIP tickets for $150!
    Includes lunch buffet, two drink tickets, souvenir mug & T-shirt, VIP entrance with private seating area & bathroom, plus general admission benefits.

    General Admission

    Includes festival admission, unlimited samples & stadium cup.

    $20 Early Bird (on sale Mar 17 – Apr 14)
    $20 Military (Valid Military ID required. Military tickets must be purchased in person.)
    $25 Advance (on sale Apr 15 – May 25)

    $10 Designated Driver & Under 21
    Kids 10 & under are FREE
    $35 At the Gate

    Main Stage Sets:
    11:30 am – 1 pm | Strong Water
    1:30 – 3 pm | Dell Foxx Company
    3:30 – 5 pm | The Hackens Boys
    5:30 – 7 pm | Slippery When Wet

    Wine Section Tent – Acoustic Sets:
    12:30 – 2 pm | Kimball Swanson
    2:30 – 4 pm | Dr. Levine & the Dreaded Blues Lady
    4:30 – 6 pm | Randy & Pat

    Tickets available at:


  • 11:00 am-5:00 pm

    15201 Potomac Town Pl, Woodbridge, VA 22191, USA

    15201 Potomac Town Pl, Woodbridge, VA 22191, USA

    Brew Republic Bierwerks is hosting the 2nd Annual Woodbridge Beer Fest in Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center on Saturday May 26 from 11am to 5pm!

    The main drag of Potomac Town Place will be closed to vehicle traffic between Starbucks and REI for this event, and is going to be filled with beer, food, some wine, root beer (for the kids), and a ton of fun for everyone! Dozens of the best local and regional craft breweries will be there.

    Like wine? In addition to craft beer, there will also be a wine table for those who might want something different.

    There will also be some great food vendors, live music and other entertainment — including some kid-friendly activities.

    After the festival ends, you don’t have to leave. Stay for the after party in the Brew Republic taproom.

    Purchase your tickets in advance for the best price.

    • General Admission: includes wrist band (for drinking); a commemorative glass; and unlimited 4-ounce beer pours.
    • VIP Admission: includes General Admission ticket; early entrance to the festival (1 hour before General Admission ticket holders); exclusive beers only available in VIP tent; a cool and shaded place to sit and hang with brewers and brewery personnel (and other VIPs); and a $5 food coupon at Brew Republic Taproom (inside).
    • Wine Ticket: includes wrist band (for drinking); a commemorative glass (same one beer drinkers get); eight 4oz wine pours; and free admission to VIP tent when accompanying VIP ticket holder.
    • Kid Ticket (not required but recommended): let’s kids in on the action with unlimited pours of house-made Brew Republic root beer from the tap; a plastic commemorative cup; and bottled water. Please note: Kid Tickets are not required for kids to attend.

    Advance ticket sales prior to May 1 are $39 General Admission & Wine; $59 VIP; $5 Kids. On May 1, ticket prices increase ($49 General Admission & Wine; $69 VIP); and on 5/25, online/advance ticket sales will end and tickets will be available at the event ($59 General Admission & Wine; $79 VIP; $6 Kids).

    Go to brewrepublic.beer/gear/beer-fest to purchase your advance tickets and don’t miss out!