This Saturday: Ocean Brews & Blues Festival in Deerfield Beach
May 18 – Third Annual Ocean Brews & Blues Festival
The third annual Ocean Brews & Blues festival is this Saturday, May 18 in Deerfield Beach. This craft brew festival allows festival-goers to sample an assortment of 125 beers from some of America’s best craft breweries while listening to a variety of live blues music entertainers by the beach. Along with the great brews and blues, there will be an assortment of local foods, cold beverages, kids activities and artisan vendors.
When: May 18. General admission access from 4 to 8pm; VIP access from 3 to 8pm.
Where: Main Deerfield Beach Parking Lot, 149 SE 21st Ave., Deerfield Beach
Cost: Free to attend the festival, but beer tasting tickets and food are for sale. General admission for beer tasting is $40 and includes four hours (4pm to 8pm) of unlimited sampling of over 100 beers and a souvenir glass. VIP beer tasting admission is $60 and includes five hours of unlimited sampling of over 100 beers, a souvenir glass, special VOP swag bag and a covered tent area with food samples provided by Legends sports bar and grill and other soon TBD local restaurants. Tickets can be purchased HERE.
|3:00 PM – 4:15 PM||D. Marion & Company|
|4:45 PM – 6:00 PM||Adam Uhlan & The Blue Risers|
|6:30 PM – 8:00 PM||The Joey Gilmore Band|
Latest brewery and Food lineup
The number of participating breweries has increased from about 10 last year to close to 40 this year. There will be over 100 different beers available to sample. The Breweries include:
Anchor Brewing Company (1896) bangin banjo Barrel of Monks Biscayne Bay Brewing Black Clover Brewing Broski Concrete Beach Dangerous Minds Descarga Brewing Due South Brewing Co Florida Hops LLC florida keys brewing Funky Buddah Gulfstream Brewing Holy Mackerel Kombi beer bus LauderAle Mathews Brewing Company Misfits Brewing Nightlife Brewing NOBO Brewing Company Octave Brewing prosperity brewing Robot Brewing Sailfish Brewing Company Saltwater Brewery Sapporo Black Shiner Beer Stone Brewing Tampa Bay Tarpon River Taylormade Brewing co. The Keg King Unibroue Weed Reaper Experiment Wynwood Brewing
Food will be served up from Legends Tavern & Grille, Viva Tokyo, Monkeilicious food truck, Earl’s Slow and Low BBQ, Hot Dog Hound, TJ’s Treats, Dune Buggy Dogs and Golden Treats
Parking and Complimentary Shuttle Information
Parking on the barrier island will be limited throughout the event. Complimentary parking will be available at the Cove Shopping Center on E. Hillsboro Blvd. Attendees can take the short walk across the bridge to the event or can hop on the complimentary shuttle. The shuttle service will operate continuously from 2:30pm – 9:00pm.
This story was prepared by our Pompano Beach news desk with additional information from various public sources and other websites.