If you are a beer drinker, there's probably not much holding you back from enjoying Asheville Beer Week and getting pumped for its finale – Beer City Festival on Saturday, May 30. But with new surprises, a killer music lineup and more, here are some important reasons not to miss this party.
There’s a reason why Asheville is called Beer City, USA. Here’s your chance to find out why. Over 30+ of the finest local and surrounding breweries will be in attendance for one of best events of the year.
2. Costume Contest! Yes! A Costume contest
This is the first year of the costume contest. Teams of 2-4 people will compete in a Team Costume Contest with prizes including tickets to Brewgrass 2015, Beer City Festival 2016, and other prizes.
This year’s event features Empire Strikes Brass, LYRIC, Debrissa and the Bear King, and Andrew Scotchie & The River Rats. Beer City Festival focuses on great local brews and music as well. Come ready to get your groove on.
4. Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC
Beer City Festival does more than throw a great party, it also supports the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina. BCF and Brewgrass are two of the largest fundraising events for the organization. Something to feel great about while sipping away on some fine brews.
5. Ending AVL Beer Week with a Bang
Since Beer City Festival is the culmination of Asheville Beer Week, a week-long celebration of Asheville brewers and brews, you will not want to miss where it all comes to a happy head this Saturday.
Hope to see you there! Don't forget your costume!