Experience all that the state has to offer when it comes to locally brewed beers! Head on down to the Maryland Craft Beer Festival, presented by the Brewers Association of Maryland (BAM), on Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 1-6 pm at Carroll Creek Park in Downtown Frederick (44 South Market St.,Frederick MD 21701). The event, held rain or shine, will include beer tastings from 30 breweries from across the state pouring over 150 unique local craft beers. In addition, there will be live music, delicious food and an eclectic display of Frederick art. Tickets are only available in advance; general admission is $30.00 for adults, $5.00 for designated drivers and youth (12-21) and kids under 12 are free. On site metered street parking will be available, as well as several nearby city parking garages. For more information, log onto www.mdcraftbeerfestival.com or call 410-252-9463.
The exciting one-day festival will feature several food vendors including: Kooper’s Chowhound, Smoking Swine BBQ, Fat Frankie’s Pizza, JB Seafood, Norton’s Italian Ice, Parfections and Thunder Ridge Kettle Corn. The featured bands playing on the Main Stage include; Big Hoax, The Solicitors, Katie Powderly and the Unconditional Lovers, Greasy Hands and Heavy Lights. The acoustic stage will feature some of the local talent. There will be a BAM Bus providing an all- inclusive roundtrip bus tour; including VIP tickets to the festival with four pick-up and drop-off locations from Jailbreak Brewing Company in Laurel, Heavy Seas Brewery in Halethorpe, Union Craft Brewing in Baltimore and Denizens Brewing Co. Silver Spring (pick-up will be at 11 am and drop-off will be no later than 7 pm).
The 2015 Maryland Craft Beer Festival was created in partnership with the City of Frederick, Downtown Frederick Partnership, The Frederick News Post, and MissionTix.
WHAT: Maryland Craft Beer Festival
Presented by the Brewers Association of Maryland
WHEN: Saturday, May 30, 2015
WHERE: Carroll Creek Park in Downtown Frederick
44 South Market Street
TICKETS: $30.00 for adults
$50 for BAM Bus
$5.00 for designated drivers or youth (ages 12-21)
Children under 12 are free
For more information or to purchase tickets, log onto www.mdcraftbeerfestival.com or call 410-252-9463
About the Brewers Association of Maryland
The Brewers Association of Maryland (BAM), founded in 1996, is the non-profit trade association of Maryland brewing companies. The mission of BAM is to promote, protect and grow Maryland beer through marketing, advocacy and education. There are 40+ licensed breweries in Maryland. For more information, log onto www.marylandbeer.org or call 410-252-9463.
The brewing industry in Maryland dates back to the American colonial period, when the first brewing company in the colony opened in the mid-1600s. With a rich brewing history of over 300 years, BAM is committed to continuing the proud tradition of crafting world-class beer in the Old Line State. Maryland craft breweries continue to grow and support local communities, from small business owners to the family farm.
Note: The above was taken from an official press release