Tap into Texas' largest craft beer festival
More than 400 breweries will be featured during the third annual BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival over Labor Day Weekend.
The three-day celebration, which runs from Friday, Aug. 31 through Sunday, Sept. 2, will showcase a variety of events focused on craft beers. Featured activities include live music, beer and food pairing seminars and dinners, educational events and a slew of industry experts including award-winning BrewMasters.
"We're fortunate to have multiple micro breweries right here in Houston and many others throughout the region," said event founder and organizer, Clifton McDerby, principal of Food & Vine Time Productions Inc., in a press release. "This event is dedicated to showcasing the voluminous and explosive industry that is craft and specialty brews and it just keeps getting bigger and better along with the craft beer industry."
Festivities kick off Friday, Aug. 31 with BrewLicious in the Ballroom, which features renowned chefs showcasing unique food and beer pairing selections. BrewLicious in the Ballroom will run from 7-10 p.m. and tickets to the event are $55, with a VIP premium room upgrade ticket for $75 with early entry and premium craft selections.
On Saturday, Sept. 1 attendees will sample brews during the BrewHaHa Grand Tasting featuring more than 400 craft and specialty brews and more than 30 wines. Admission to BrewHaHa is $35 in advance, $40 at the door, or $75 for a VIP ticket. The tasting will run from 3-6:30 p.m. and includes access to multiple beer seminars.
During the final day of the event Sunday, Sept. 2, festival goers can attend the Tex-E-Que and concert. For a $10 cover charge, participants can pick from 400 selections of beer for a flat price per bottle. All BrewMasters events also have a designated driver ticket and designated drivers cannot sample any beer.
Moody Gardens Hotel is located at 7 Hope Blvd., in Galveston, and is offering a special BrewMasters package for the festival weekend. To book a hotel package, visit moodygardenshotel.com or call 888-388-8484.
For more information on the BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival, visit brewmastersbeerfest.com or call 713-557-5732.
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