The Escambia Bay Homebrewers and Seville Quarter are once again hosting the Emerald Coast Beer Festival!
The longest running beer festival on the Gulf Coast, the Emerald Coast Beer Festival kicks off on Thursday, Sept. 5th from 6-8:30 p.m. at Seville Quarter with a five-course beer pairing dinner featuring handcrafted beers from Parish Brewing Company out of Broussard, Louisiana. This event requires advance tickets sales from Seville Quarter. Call Nancy at (850) 434-6211.
Friday, Sept. 6th, the festival kicks into full gear from 5:30-8:30 p.m. with beer samples featuring micro-brewed beverages from more than 45 breweries from throughout the United States, highlighting the Southeast and Gulf Coast region.
Additionally, there will be over a dozen regional homebrew clubs as well as the major regional beer distributors. You will be able to purchase food from food truck vendors on-site and live music will be played on several stages.
Festival general admission tickets are $25 in advance from an Escambia Bay Homebrew club member. You can purchase tickets by mail from the festival’s website for $30 in advance as well as the following outlets in Pensacola: A Little Madness Brewery, Gary’s Homebrew Supply, Gulf Coast Brewery, Pensacola Bay Brewery, Seville Quarter, Spahr Brewery, and Shoreline Foods. General Admission tickets are $40 the day of the event.
VIP tickets are limited to 250 and can only be purchased in advance for $75 from an Escambia Bay Homebrewers Club Member or $80 on-line or from an outlet. VIP ticket holders receive early entry into the VIP room at 5 p.m. where they can enjoy complimentary hot hors d’oeuvres and special exclusive hand-crafted beers.
All ticket holders receive a souvenir festival beer tasting glass.
Proceeds from the 2019 Emerald Coast Beer Festival ticket sales benefit Seville Rotary and the Alfred-Washburn Center. For details visit www.emeraldcoastbeerfest.com.