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The words ‘beer’ and ‘fest’ are a match made in heaven, which is why we are so stoked about the inaugural Delaware Beer Fest on Saturday, July 13 at Bellevue State Park in Wilmington.
Before the beer fest begins, there will be a 5K run and walk at Bellevue State Park. The Triumph Over Trauma 5K allows runners and walkers to join a charity fundraising team to help support the Trauma Survivors Foundation’s mission to provide hope to survivors of traumatic events and help first responders through crisis intervention and training. Every runner over the age of 21 will be given a discounted price to attend the beer fest, a commemorative pint glass and one free beer.
The Delaware Beer Fest boasts over 60 beer selections from local breweries and national brands. There will be live music, wares from local artisans and plenty of food from local restaurants and food trucks. When you’re not sipping your favorite pint, challenge your friends to a game of giant Jenga, beer fest trivia or corn hole.
Over 25 breweries will be at the event, including Big Oyster Brewery, Crooked Hammock Brewery, Bellefonte Brewing Company and Iron Hill Brewery. Food selection will include grub from Cajun-Sno, Uncle John’s BBQ, The Little Guy That Cooked, Ole Tapas and Koi on the Go.
The Delaware Beer Fest is supports four charitable organizations: The Trauma Survivors Foundation, The Wilmington West Rotary Club, The Ministry of Caring Millennials Committee and the 302 Phalanx Foundation. Please note that a portion of your ticket cost is tax-deductible.
VIP tickets to the Delaware Beer Fest are $55 and include early admission from noon-1 p.m., plus a commemorative beer tasting mug, unlimited beer sampling privileges, a Delaware Beer Fest t-shirt and an entry for a chance to win a Caribbean vacation worth $3,600. General admission tickets cost $45 and allow access from 1-5 p.m., in addition to a commemorative beer tasting mug and unlimited beer sampling privileges. Designated driver tickets are $15, and drivers must be at least 21 years old and present a valid photo ID for entry and special wristband. The ticket includes one bottle of water voucher and one soft drink voucher
Delaware Beer Fest
Saturday, July 1; noon-5 p.m. (The event is rain or shine)
Figure 8 Barn, 800 Carr Road, Bellevue State Park, Wilmington