66 Productions, producers of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival (GFLFW), today announced the event schedule and participating breweries for its inaugural Brews at the Beach Beer Festival (Brews at the Beach). Brews at the Beach, a GFLFW sanctioned event, will take place on Saturday, December 7 from 12-4 p.m., on the sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach at Sunrise Blvd and A1A. The Festival will kick-off with a Friday night Beachside Pig Roast at Park & Ocean in Birch State Park and will close with a Sunday Beer Brunch at Wild Thyme Oceanside Eatery, located in The Atlantic Hotel & Spa.
Whether you’re a novice or connoisseur, this Beer Festival will have something for everyone. Featuring unlimited samples from a robust, well-rounded line-up of breweries from around the world; live entertainment; artisan vendors and a variety of food for purchase; this event will solidify itself as Broward County’s Signature Beer Festival. Participating breweries will include Funky Buddha, Gulf Stream Brewing Company, Hollywood Brewing Company, LauderAle, and many more from across the nation and world (see below for a complete list of participating breweries as of 9/30).
Brews at the Beach is proud to announce that a portion of all proceeds from the Festival will benefit The Crockett Foundation. The Crockett Foundation is a Broward County-based non-profit organization that has positively impacted the lives of thousands of children since its inception in 2002. The mission of the Crockett Foundation is to help build character, develop leaders and improve communities – one child at a time.
Friday, December 6
Beachside Pig Roast, 6pm-11pm – Park & Ocean – Birch State Park, 3109 E Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
Tickets are $39 and are available on Eventbrite.
The Beachside Pig Roast provides a great time to enjoy the cool ocean breeze, listen to live music and network with beer lovers attending the Festival from all over of the country. Wear your favorite Hawaiian shirt, hula skirt or both as we feast on a whole hog with all the fixin’s and 2 complimentary craft beers.
Saturday, December 7
Brews at the Beach, 12pm-4pm – Fort Lauderdale Beach, Sunrise Blvd and A1A, Fort Lauderdale
To purchase tickets, please visit www.BrewFestivals.com
General Admission ticket price: $30 – Save 40% off the event day ticket price of $50
General Admission tickets include:
- Unlimited beer samples
- Commemorative tasting glass
- Live entertainment
- Unlimited water
- General Admission Entry begins at 1:00 p.m.
VIP ticket price: $45 – Save 40% off the event day ticket of $75
VIP tickets include:
- All the benefits of General Admission plus:
- An extra hour of tasting before General Admission ticket-holders
- Oceanfront VIP Lounge access
- Premium commemorative tasting glass
- Full open bar with wine and liquor
- Lite bites
- Express entrance into the venue
Sunday, December 8
Sunday Beer Brunch, 11am-2pm – Wild Thyme Oceanside Eatery, located inside The Atlantic Hotel & Spa, 601 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
Tickets are $45 and are available on Eventbrite.
The Sunday Beer Brunch will feature gourmet food stations and endless small plates, with bottomless craft beers and beer-centric cocktails. Guests will have the opportunity to meet with brewers and sample product. Brunch is complimented by a panoramic ocean view and is sure to be the perfect ending to the Brews at the Beach weekend!