Know Good Beer Festival

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05/12/2018 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
IX Art Park
Address: 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 for more information and to purchase tickets.

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  • 04/14/2018 11:00 am - 04/14/2018 5:00 pm

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    Over 100 different types of wine & brew tastings, live music on three stages, fantastic food & retail vendors. Located at Windsor Castle Park in downtown Smithfield VA.

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    Enjoy an afternoon dedicated to the pursuit of happiness in Jeffersonian style at the 5th Thomas Jefferson Craft Beer Tasting. Jefferson served beer and ale at his table daily and endeavored to perfect his recipe. Discover new brews from local and regional craft breweries and cideries. Pair your pints with local foods; shop for works by local artisans and vendors while enjoying performances by local musicians; and explore Jefferson’s octagonal villa—considered his most perfect work of architecture—at a reduced rate.

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  • 04/14/2018 5:00 pm - 04/14/2018 5:00 pm

    An amazing day of CRAFT BEER, Music, Food and Fun. The gates open at 11:00 AM so come early and stay late to enjoy all the day has to offer!

    We will have over 40 craft brewers from all over the region sampling (Over 80 Samples) some of their award winning beers. They will be pouring some of your favorites as well as a sneak peek in to what will be on tap for 2018.

    Live Home Brewing Demonstrations and Home Brew Sampling provided by The Brew Shop, FBI and Stafford Brewers Club. Sit down and enjoy a demonstration on how to brew your own beer at home!!!

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    Live Music will be on the SAFFORD of FREDERICKSBURG Main Stage!

    If you are a BEER NERD then you may want to check out our VIP ticket for this event.  We will have a whole tent designated for our true lovers of brew.  This tent will have at least 8 exclusive beers on tap at all times, as well as complimentary water/soda, seating area, and a $5.00 food voucher is included with your VIP ticket for use at the festival.  This experience is courtesy of TRAINHAM TENT RENTALS.

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    2400 Airport Ave.
    Fredericksburg, VA 22401

    This event supports Community Outreach Inc

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    • VIP Early Admission 11-6pm: $60 - Presale, $70 At the door
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    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).
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    • 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.

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    This event is free to attend. Food and beverage are available for purchase.

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