Friday, May 12, 2017

Give Your Dad A Beer

Washington Brewers Festival 2017
(Washington Beer Festival)


Raise a glass with us on Father’s Day weekend as the Washington Beer Commission presents the 12th Annual Washington Brewer’s Festival at King County’s Marymoor Park. The Washington Brewer’s Festival is a unique all-ages beer festival where thousands of beer aficionados can sample more than 500 beers from 130 Washington breweries. In addition, the festival offers wine and cider tastings, great food trucks, live music and all-ages activities.

This year’s festival takes place at King County’s Marymore Park on Friday, June 16 (4:00 pm-9:30 pm), Saturday, June 17 (11:00 am-9:00 pm) and Sunday, June 18 (11:30am-5:30pm). Throughout the weekend the festival will welcome a diverse mix of northwest bands on the music stage and the crowd pleasing Brewer’s Keg Toss on Saturday and Sunday afternoon. The Washington Beer 5K is back for year two beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday. (Visit the website to register).

The Washington Brewers Festival offers a fantastic lineup of food trucks and food vendors to pair with your favorite beers including: Athenas Gyros, Big Dog’s, Bread and Circuses, Buddha Bruddah, Don Lucho’s, Ekernal Bliss Kettle Corn, Frelard Tamales, Horn of Africa, Kornman of Washington, LUVAcakes, Nosh, Pompeii Wood Fired Pizza, Redmond’s Bar & Grill, Smoosh, Snout & Co, The Grilled Cheese Experience, Where Ya At Matt and Wood Shop BBQ.
In addition to the spectacular beer selection for the parents this festival also offers plenty of entertainment for kids too including the Root beer Garden, inflatable toys, balloon animals, face painting and a kids’ craft tent. (Note these activities are planned for Saturday and Sunday. No minors will be allowed on Friday night.)

Washington Brewers Festival 2017
Friday, June 16th (21+ only. No minors)
$25 Early Bird tickets until May 31st. $30 online after May 31st. $35 at the door. Friday admission includes a souvenir tasting glass and eight (4oz) tasting tokens.

Saturday, June 17th & Sunday, June 18th (All Ages.)
$25 Early Bird tickets until May 31st. $30 online after May 31st. $35 at the door. Admission includes a souvenir tasting glass and eight (4oz) tasting tokens. Those under 21 admitted free but must be accompanied by a parent/guardian)

Designated Driver Admission-All Days
Designated driver admission is $5 and available at the door only. Includes free rootbeer, soda and water.

King County’s Marymoor Park is located at 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway NE, Redmond, WA 98052. For more information, visit the Washington Beer website.