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DC Craft Beer Festival Kicks Off Summer Beer Season at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on May 9

04/20/2015

On Saturday, May 9, he DC Craft Beer Festival will feature an unlimited 2 oz. seasonal summer tasting selection of 150 craft beers, meads and ciders from more than 75 local and national breweries, live music, food and entertainment. The DC Craft Beer Festival offers an extensive, diverse sampling; in one place at one time, to further educate both beer enthusiasts and the casual beer lover. Guests can meet one-on-one with industry experts and Cicerones in the Craft Concierge Center and attend interesting and informative seminars. The festival’s Craft Kitchen offers foodies an artisanal selection of beer and food pairings from Mess Hall’s local culinary food entrepreneurs including: Celebrity Chef Jessica Swift, Très Creole Catering, NeatMeat, Sona Creamery, Cajun Meets Asian and Farm to Feast Catering. Additionally, guests can enjoy shopping retail vendors, games and live music.
 
VIP and general admission tickets are available for purchase at www.craftbeerfestdc.com. VIP ticket holders will enjoy an extra hour of tasting prior to General Admission entry.
 
WHAT: DC Craft Beer Festival – Spring Seasonal
 
WHERE: Walter E. Washington Convention Center – Hall D
801 Mount Vernon Place Northwest
Washington, DC 20001
 
WHEN: Saturday, May 9, 2015
Session 1
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. VIP
2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. General Admission
 
Session 2
6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. VIP
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. General Admission
 
ADMISSION*: VIP - $65.95-75
General Admission - $50-55
Tickets available for purchase in advance online or at ticket center day of festival