Have you heard? One of the best beer festivals in the country is coming to Galveston and ALL the cool kids are going to attend, that is, if you show up! Don’t take my word for it, USA Today 2016: Voted #5 Best Beer Fest in USA, USA Today 2017: Voted #3 Best Beer Fest in the USA, Houstonia Magazine: Best Beer Fest in Houston, and Thrillist: Top 10 Best Beer Fest in the USA. I don’t know about you, but that sounds like a festival I want to attend!
The good news is this awesome festival is right in our backyard! Be sure to get your tickets before they are gone!
When: Labor Day weekend, Aug 31 – Sep 2
Where: Moody Gardens in Galveston, TX (Moody Gardens Hotel & Convention Center, One Hope Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77554
What: Much more than a beer festival. Not only does this festival support charity, Second Chance Network, but it also provides access to some industry professionals that will put on some pretty cool informational sessions.
Festival Events include:
BrewHaHa VIP Lounge (Saturday) – includes a special Texas Brewery Tour Tasting and the chance to meet the Brewmasters and Owners of the participating breweries, access to the “Taste it First” beers, and special chocolate and beer pairing by Xocolla Chocolates Tony Najar with brews from Saint Arnold Brewing Co.
VIP Beer List
BrewHaHa Grand Tasting (Saturday) – Access to over 400 craft beers including the Texas Brewery Tour tasting, WineEscape wine tasting, Beer University Seminar Stage, and Live Entertainment
Nach-yo Ordinary Tequila Tasting (Friday) – Nachos and Tequila? Yes, please!
Brew-B-Que (Sunday) – Great Brews, BBQ from Pit Master Patrick Feges and live music!
The 2018 Brew University Seminar Stage will include the following:
Uncommon and unusual beer styles – with beer gurus and What’s On Tap Radio hosts James Simpson and Chad Pilbeam
Guide to beer pairing beer and glass – with Hilda Stevens, South Texas and Louisiana Sales Manager for Merchant du Vin
To age or not to age – the do’s and don’ts of how to create the ideal cellaring environment with Rassul Zarinfar, founder of Buffalo Bayou
Drink of Ages Brewer’s Corner – Join Jon Denman, host of Drink of Ages radio as he hosts a panel of women in craft beer.
We are looking forward to seeing you all there. We got our tickets, do you have yours? Get them now because they will sell out!
Tickets – We recommend The Weekender 2018 package if you can make it out all weekend! If not, the Big Hopper 2018 is also a great deal!