Mark your calendars for the Fourth Annual Kegs and Corks Craft Beer and Maryland Wine Festival on August 15, 2015. This event draws large crowds to the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds for a unique festival that features craft beer and Maryland wine together.
In the Maryland Wine Pavilion, guests can sample over 60 exceptional wines from 14 Maryland wineries, while enjoying crab cakes, fresh oysters, and shrimp. The Craft Beer Corral will feature selections from 14 breweries across the United States. New brewery additions this year include Bold Rock (hard cider), Eastern Shore Brewing, Union Craft Brewing and Oliver Brewing Co. Specific wines and craft brews will be paired with delicious cheese, oyster shooters, chocolate, and more.
Tickets include a souvenir glass, unlimited samples of featured beer and wine, and entertainment all day. Food and full glasses of beer and wine are available for purchase. Entertainment will include live music performances by The Reagan Years “The East Coast’s Original 80’s Tribute Band,” The Chris Sacks Band, and Tropical Soul.
Presented by Eye on Annapolis, the 2015 Kegs and Corks Beer and Wine Festival will benefit the local charity, the Chesapeake Bay Trust, which funds educational programs in schools to teach kids about the environment, on the ground restoration work that restores eroded shorelines, and community clean-ups and tree plantings that better our neighborhoods. Find more information at www.cbtrust.org.
Advance tickets are now on sale for $35 each and available online at www.KegsandCorksFest.com. Tickets purchased at the gate are $40 each. Tickets for Military members and their spouse are $30 online in advance only (limit 2 – must show military I.D. at gate). Groups of 10 or more are $30 each in advance only. Tickets for designated drivers and ages 13 – 20 are $20 at gate. Kids 12 and under are free.
Tickets for the VIP Experience, sponsored by Park Tavern, are $75 and include separate entrance, private tent, souvenir glass, catered reception by Park Tavern, private bathrooms, and unlimited beer and wine!
This event will be held rain or shine. Hours are Saturday from noon to 6:00 PM. Vendor, sponsor, and volunteer opportunities are available. Volunteer and get a free ticket and t-shirt! For more information about the Kegs and Corks Beer and Wine Festival, contact 410.507.2186 or visit www.KegsandCorksFest.com.