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5th Annual International Great Beer Expo: Philadelphia
Saturday - June 01, 2013
@ 12:00PM / ends @ 05:00PM
Beer Festival @
Philadelphia Navy Yard (Marine Parade Grounds)
The Committee To Benefit The Children presents:
The 5th Annual International Great Beer Expo - Philadelphia
This international beer tasting event will feature an incredible variety of beers from some of the finest U.S. and international breweries while raising money for the Committee To Benefit The Children. This local Philly charity provides resources for the treatment and care of children with cancer, leukemia and serious blood disorders. 50+ International Brewers/100+ Beers
Be there to experience the flavors of award-winning breweries from countries across the globe – from highly acclaimed beers from Belgium, Germany and Japan, to great brews from the U.S.A.
VIP Session: 12:30pm – 5:00pm (doors open at 12:00 pm)
Price: $75 - Includes an additional hour (from 12:30pm - 1:30pm) where the VIP invited guests and VIP ticket holders will be able to talk to brewers and taste special beers the breweries have reserved for this session only (and will not be served to the general session attendees.)
General Session: 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Price: Online: $46, Event Day (if available): $60 - Ticket price includes a souvenir 5 oz. tasting glass with a 2 oz. pour line and the freedom to walk the festival and sample beer from participating breweries.
Designated Driver tickets are available for $10 (available for VIP and General sessions). A DD ticket holder will get a bottle of water. Designated drivers do NOT receive a tasting glass and are NOT permitted to sample any beer. Any designated driver seen drinking will be removed from the festival immediately. Designated drivers must be 21+ and present valid photo ID for entry.
Tickets can be purchased from the following websites:
http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/ ... medium=bks
http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/ ... AC5BC38BB2
The event will be held (rain or shine) outdoors under tents on the Marine Parade Grounds at the Philadelphia Navy Yard on South Broad St. in Philadelphia. Everyone who purchases a ticket will get in. No tickets will be sold once the event sells out. We have limited the number of attendees to insure that everyone that purchases a ticket will be able to sample the beers they want and move around with ease. There will be plenty of water and food available for purchase. If you really love great beer, this is the festival for you. We will keep updating the list of expected beers on our site, so check back often.
List of participating breweries can be found here -
Philadelphia Navy Yard - 4700 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19112
Learn more @ the
official event website »
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