Waves of beer crash on the Atlantic City shore line for the 13th Annual Atlantic City Beer & Music Festival
Atlantic City, NJ is gearing up to swim in oceans of beer for the 13th consecutive year at the 2018 Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival which was voted as one of the best Beer Festivals in the United States two years running by USA Today Readers! The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival will return to the Atlantic City Convention Center in its entire suded splendor March 23rd through March 24th.
The Good Time Tricycle Productions team has worked long and hard to compile some of the top names in the craft beer industry and gather them all under one roof to pour their delicious brews for thousands of thirsty beer lovers. Over the years, the Festival has grown to include featured musical artists that set an amazing soundtrack to drink to! For 2018, The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival is excited to welcome The Descendents, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones and Pepper to their main stage.
Festival goers in 2018 will see nearly 1,000 different beers from over 150 breweries, from around the corner to across the country. Participating breweries will showcase their unique libations and various styles giving attendees a well-rounded sampling of Craft Beer in the United States. The goal of The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival is to promote and educate attendees on craft beer and the brew masters that create them. This event is the perfect opportunity for beer geeks, beer lovers and beer beginners to speak to the brains behind the brews. It is also an opportunity to discover and taste new brews and special “limited release” beers and ales.
If beer and music isn’t enough, the 2018 Festival will also feature well-known Atlantic County restaurants serving up their world-famous cuisine, culinary demonstrations, educational seminars, side show acts and some "off the wall" activities, including free play arcade, hot wing eating contests, yoga, larger-than-life corn hole, Silent Disco and so much more! In addition, non-brewery festival vendors will offer unique beer-related apparel and goods, sure to appeal to everyone.
In 2016, The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival and DelMo Sports launched the first annual Hops Trot 5K. The Run was a huge success seeing almost 800 festive runners in its 2nd year! This year’s Hops Trot will take place Saturday, March 24th at 10:30 AM in conjunction with Session 2 of the Festival. This fun run will send racers around town to some of Atlantic City’s favorite watering holes, ending at the Convention Center just in time for Session 2 of The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival. Costumes are encouraged! For more information and to sign up for the 3rd Annual Hops Trot 5K run, visit www.acbeerfest.com.
Tickets for the 2018 Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival will be on-sale November 20th and attendees can choose from 3 Sessions:
Session 1 featuring The Descendents Friday, March 23rd from 8:00 pm – 12:00 am
Session 2 featuring The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Saturday, March 24th from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Session 3 featuring Pepper Saturday, March 24th from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Tickets are $60 in advance and can be purchased online at www.acbeerfest.com or www.ticketmaster.com (fees apply). Tickets are also 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 (no group discounts available online). The Festival also offers a “Designated Driver” ticket for $25, available at the door only, to further encourage attendee responsibility. Keep in mind the Festival has sold out for the last nine years, so don’t wait to get tickets.
The 2018 Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival will offer special hotel rates to festival attendees. Go to www.acbeerfest.com and click the Information link at the top of the page for hotel options.
All attendees are urged to taste responsibly. Please know your limits and book your hotel rooms now. No one under the age of 21 will be admitted into the show. Valid photo identification must be presented.
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2018 Featured Bands
The Descendents: http://descendents.tumblr.com
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones: http://www.bosstonesmusic.com