Beer lovers unite! Friday kicks off the Sixth Annual St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival, where visitors can sample more than 75 different beers from local breweries.
The 21-and-over event, which will include food, live music and an array of educational opportunities, will be held at Ballpark Village across from Busch Stadium this weekend. There will be four sessions:
- Friday, June 15 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.;
- Saturday, June 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.;
- and Sunday, June 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 the day of the event. Designated drivers or those who do not wish to sample at the event will be allowed in for free, but they will not be given a wristband or commemorative glass.
Proceeds from the festival will be donated to Lift For Life Gym, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing St. Louis city children a safe environment to strengthen their bodies, enrich their minds, develop healthy social relationships and learn to make positive life choices.
Local brewers who will be on hand for the event include: 2nd Shift Brewing Co.; 4 Hands Brewing Co.; Anheuser-Busch InBev; Augusta Brewing Co.; Buffalo Brewing Co.; Cathedral Square Brewery; Charleville Vineyard & Microbrewery; The Civil Life Brewing Co.; Crown Valley Brewery; Exit 6 Pub and Brewery; Ferguson Brewing Co.; .; Morgan Street Brewery; ; Perennial Artisan Ales; ; Six Row Brewing Co.; Square One Brewery & Distillery; ; and Urban Chestnut Brewing Co.
The event will be held rain or shine or no children or pets (other than service animals) will be allowed on the grounds. For more information on the festival or to order tickets, visit the event website.