One of Atlantic City's most popular festivals will return for its thirteenth year in 2018. The Atlantic City Beer and Music festival makes its way back to the Atlantic City Convention Center Friday and Saturday, March 23 and 24.

Three separate sessions will run over the course of the two day event, with the first being from 8 p.m. to midnight on March 23 and the remaining two running from noon to 4 p.m. and 6 to 10 p.m. on March 24.

Over 150 breweries will be on hand slinging everything from stouts to IPAs and all points in between. In total more than 1000 beers will be available for the sampling.

Of course they couldn't call it the Beer and Music fest without offering up some great music in addition to the suds. This year's musical acts will lean towards old school punk rock and ska, with appearances from The Descendants, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones and Pepper over the course of the event.

If neither beer nor music excite you, they also offer culinary demonstrations, a free play video arcade, a silent disco, the annual Hops Trot 5K, various sideshow acts and god knows what else.

The cost to attend is $60 for each session. Tickets go on sale Monday, Nov. 20, and can be purchased at and

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