Labor Day weekend is drawing closer and it’s a highly anticipated weekend for the city of Galveston, Texas. The reason?- The 6th Annual BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival is coming to town with three days of beer, music and entertainment. This year’s festival will include more than 400 beers, some of which are difficult to find and are available only in limited release.
Here are some of the highlights of the Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival weekend of events:
BrewHaHa Grand Tasting Saturday, September 5, 3 – 6:30 p.m.
Sample some of the best beer in the world! Try domestic, craft, international and Texas brews. Don’t miss the Beer University Seminar stage and Home brewing expert’s area. VIPs get early admission at 2pm with access to premium beers. $35 advance tickets/$40 at the door. VIP tickets available. More than 25 “Taste it First” selections.
BrewLicious Brews & Food Pairings, Sunday September 6, 5 – 8 p.m.
This is no ordinary tasting. Everyone’s a VIP. This upscale pairing event features craft beers, specialty foods and accomplished Chefs who know how to pair beer with their delicious creations. Tickets are $75.
Beach, Brews & Bands September 5 and September 6, 6 – 10 p.m.
Get ready to have some fun in the sun as Moody Gardens rolls out a beach blast with live music in the sand followed by fireworks. On Saturday enjoy the band The Line-Up. On Sunday it’s Rat Ranch. Tickets are $12 at the gate, $6 online as an add-on to any BrewMasters ticket purchase or $6 at the gate with a BrewMasters wrist band or ticket receipt. Tickets include all activities at Palm Beach plus the concert and fireworks. Moody Gardens Hotel guests have complimentary access.
Other events include the BrewMasters Pub Crawl; Texas Brewery Tasting Tour; Galveston Brew Bash — industry experts including award-winning BrewMasters and home brewing masters; live music at Palm Beach and more.
Driving responsibly is always a must, so all BrewMasters events also have a designated driver ticket sponsored by evamor water. Designated drivers cannot sample any beer.
Moody Gardens Hotel is offering a special BrewMasters package for the festival weekend. To book a hotel package, visit www.moodygardenshotel.com or call 888-388-8484. For additional hotel reservation options, visit www.galveston.com.
WHEN: Friday September 4 through Sunday September 6 at Moody Gardens in Galveston.
WHY: There are 117 breweries in the state of Texas, according to the Brewers Association, with an economic impact of $3.8 billion, ranking Texas 3rd in the U.S. New breweries continue to gain momentum throughout the state.
TICKETS: BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival, visit www.brewmastersbeerfest.com or call 713-557-5732.
Hope to see everyone there, and save travels to all!