It's hard to think of a better month for a beer festival than October. Drinking a tall pint with your friends and neighbors just feels so appropriate with the arrival of the fall season and this comforting drop in temperature.
The 1st Annual International Beer Festival at Lakewood Ranch will allow you to do just this and more.
It all goes down on Saturday, October 29 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Main Street shopping complex in Lakewood Ranch (8100 Lakewood Ranch Blvd.). the International Beer Festival is the perfect event for aficionados and casual beer drinkers alike in Bradenton.
Well-known beer brands like Labatt Blue, Stella Artois, St. Pauli Girl, Negra Modelo, Kirin, and many more will be at the festival handing out unlimited samples of their brews. These, as well as other craft breweries will congregate at the International Beer Festival at Lakewood Ranch to offer over 100 different varieties of beer.
In addition to the beer, there will be a costume contest with a $500 prize, food and wine for purchase from a number of Lakewood Ranch restaurants, and live music on hand.
Advanced tickets for the 1st Annual International Beer Festival at Lakewood Ranch are $25 and can be purchased at their website here. Day of event tickets are $35, so don't sleep on this great deal.