Florida Brewers Guild Craft Beer Festival Returns in March

flbrewersThe Florida Brewers Guild has officially announced that they will host their annual FBG Craft Beer Festival in Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park on Saturday, March 4 at 2 p.m.

To get Tampa Bay Beer Week 2017 off to a good start, this jam-packed week of craft beer events will launch with the annual Florida Brewers Guild Craft Beer Festival, a can’t-miss event that celebrates the amazing breweries of Florida.  There is quite a bit of information to cover when it comes to this festival, so we will break it all down for you below:

The Basics

  • When – Saturday, March 4 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Where – Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park (601 Old Water Street Tampa, Florida)
  • What You Need – Don’t forget your ID because this event is for ages 21+ only.

Attending Breweries

This event will feature more than 200 beers from over 50 Florida craft breweries.  The list of confirmed breweries is as follows:

This is just a list of currently confirmed breweries.  This list will grow quite a bit as we near the festival date.  Last Update: 2.16.17

Ticket Info

Tickets are available now and you can purchase yours by clicking here.  Tickets are available in the following tiers:

  • Pre-Sale General Admission – $35 each plus fees: Must be purchased before January 23.  Ticket cost gets you entrance into the festival at 2 p.m., a commemorative tasting glass, and unlimited beer samples.
  • General Admission – $45 each plus fees: Ticket cost gets you entrance into the festival at 2 p.m., a commemorative tasting glass, and unlimited beer samples.
  • Pre-Sale VIP – $55 each plus fees: Must be purchased before January 23.  Ticket cost gets you entrance into the festival an hour early at 1 p.m., a commemorative tasting glass, and unlimited beer samples.  VIP Tickets are incredibly limited.
  • VIP – $65 each plus fees: Ticket cost gets you entrance into the festival an hour early at 1 p.m., a commemorative tasting glass, and unlimited beer samples. VIP Tickets are incredibly limited.
  • Designated Drivers get in for free.

Proceeds from ticket sales will go to benefit the Florida Brewers Guild, the nonprofit trade association committed to preserving the rights of craft brewers throughout the state.

Food Truck Lineup

More information is still rolling in, and we will update this post with more confirmed breweries, food truck info (updated above), and any other details that surface before the 2017 FBG Craft Beer Festival.  Stay tuned.  Prost!

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