The AC beer and music fest is an absolutely incredible experience for the new or the seasoned beer appreciator. The event is April 5th and 6th in Atlantic City… the train drops you off in the lower level of the convention center – it’s pretty damned epic. Here is the information provided by AC Beerfest. Be there!
The Celebration of the Suds, better known as “The Atlantic City Beer Fest” returns to The Atlantic City Convention Center for the 8th year on April 5th & 6th. The 2013 event will be an amazing experience in taste and sound including hot music to compliment cool brews. In 2013 Atlantic City, New Jersey is the destination to discover beer and music!
Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations. The focus of The Atlantic City Beer Festival is the promotion of craft beers and the brewers that create them. This event is the perfect opportunity for beer aficionados, beer lover sand the casual beer drinker to speak to company representatives and brewers responsible for some of their favorite brews. And it’s an opportunity to discover and taste new brews and special “limited release” beers and ales.
Each year the festival organizers review the event and look to further enhance the beer lover’s experience and make each year better than the last. Now in its 8th year, the festival has grown to be one of the country’s largest celebrations of beer. For 2013 festival producers will bring in musical headliners Reverend Horton Heat and Rusted Root and New Jerseys own Bouncing Souls to kick off the weekend. To further highlight each session.Already one of Atlantic City’s most anticipated events of the year, the 2013 festival will have the perfect soundtrack to enjoy great brews, great tunes and thousands of great people! All bands and performers will be featured on the event web site under sounds.
The 2013 Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival will also feature culinary demonstrations from area chefs; beer seminars hosted by beer personalities and brewers and some “off the wall” activities. Additional festival vendors will offer great food and some unique beer-related apparel and goods. This year’s festival will appeal to absolutely everyone.
The festival offers a “Designated Driver” ticket price of $11, available at the door, to encourage attendee responsibility and use the many transportation options in the Atlantic City area, including jitneys and cabs. New Jersey Transit’s Atlantic City Line train arrives right inside the Atlantic City Convention Center and NJ Transit officials report that Beer Fest weekend marks the highest single day ridership numbers all year long. (See www.njtransit.com for a train schedule) This is one of the reasons why the Atlantic City Convention Center makes for the perfect home of “The Celebration of The Suds.”
Tickets for the 2013 Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival go on sale Wednesday November 21st. Tickets are $51in advance (fees apply) online at www.acbeerfest.com or through Ticketmaster.com and $56 at the door (if available) or $51 (no group discounts available) at Joe Canal’s Discount Liquor Outlets on Fire Road in Northfield or the Black Horse Pike in Egg harbor Township. For group sales call 609.348.7023. Keep in mind the festival has sold out for the last four years, so don’t wait to get tickets.
We are proud of the festivals New Jersey roots and the strength of its people, Jersey Strong, Jersey Proud!! In an effort to do our part and give back to the Jersey shore communities the Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival attendees are dedicated to help rebuilding the shore and get its residents back on their feet. $1 from EVERY ticket sold will be donated to “Restore the Shore via Hometown Heros” for more info check out http://www.njhometownheroes.org/
Bally’s Atlantic City is the official Host Hotel of the 2013 Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival offering special rates to festival attendees. Go to www.acbeerfest.com and click the Bally’s link at the bottom of the page for details.
All attendees are urged to taste responsibly. Please know your limits. No one under the age of 21 will be admitted into the show. Valid photo identification must be presented.
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Featured Musical Artists
Session 1 Friday April 5th 7pm to 11pm – Bouncing Souls
Session 2 Saturday, April 6th 12pm to 4pm – Reverend Horton Heat
Session 3 Saturday April 6th 6pm to 10pm – Rusted Root
Breweries participating in the 2013 event include (but not limited to)
16 Mile, 21st Amendment, Abita, Allagash ,Anderson Valley ,Ballast Point, Blue Moon Brewing Co., Blue Point Brewery,Boaks Beer (NJ), Boulder Beer Co, Breckinridge Brewery, Brooklyn Brewery, Buffalo Bill’s Brewery, Cape Anne Brewing Co, Cape May Brewing Co. (NJ), Carton Brewing (NJ), Cricket Hill (NJ), Dogfish Head, Elysian Brewing Co., Epic Brewing, Fegley’s Brew Works, Firestone, Flying Dog Brewery, Fordham Brewing Co., Founders Brewing, Great Divide Brewing, Great Lakes Brewing Co., Harpoon Brewery, Heavy Seas, Schmaltz Brewing, Hometown Beverages (NJ), Ithaca Beer Co., Kane Brewing Co. (NJ), Leinenkugel’s, Lagunitas Brewing Co., Lancaster Brewing Co., Magic Hat, Narragansett, New Holland Brewing, NJ Beer Co. (NJ), North Coast Brewing, Old Dominion, Brewery Ommegang, Barking Squirrel, Oscar Blues, Goose Island, Pyramid Breweries, River Horse (NJ), Sam Adams, Saranac, Shiner Beers, Sly Fox Beer, Smuttynose Brewing Co., Sierra Nevada, South Hampton, St John Brewers, Stone Brewing Co., Stoudt’s Brewing Co., Summit Brewing Co., Tommy Knocker, Troegs Craft Brewery, Tuckahoe Brewing Co. (NJ), Turtle Stone Brewing Co. (NJ), Uinta Brewing Co., Victory Brewing Company, Henry Weinhard’s Brewing, Rouge, Voodoo Brewery, Weyerbacher, Yards Brewing Co., Asahi, Bruton, Chimay, Spaten, Golden Draak, Tripel Karmeliet, Kwak, La Trappe, Omer, Palm, Rodenbach, SaisonStiegl, Unibroue, Duvel