WRITTEN BY MATT BRASCH
For Digital First Media
June 10 – Crooked Eye Brewery – Friday Night Flights with Ray Koob from 102.9 WMGK
From 7 p.m. – midnight, DJ Ray Koob from 102.9 WMGK will be broadcasting live from Crooked Eye Brewery in Hatboro. In addition to music and brews, there will be ticket and gift card giveaways, a WMGK “Vinyl Siding” contest and more.
June 11 – Lehigh Valley Hopsfest, Bethlehem, PA
During the “Lehigh Valley Hopsfest,” the Celtic Cultural Alliance will host more than 55 breweries serving over 110 different brews. VIP tickets ($75) provide an early entrance (11:45 a.m.), special availability beer, and a lunch, and General tickets ($40) get you into the event at 1 p.m. The Hopsfest sold out last year — so order your tickets online quickly!
June 11 – Victory’s Summer Love Fest, Parkesburg Brewpub
Victory Brewing Company will kick off summer the right way — with “the biggest Summer bash imaginable including beer, food, games, prizes, live music, horseshoes and more!” Make your way to the amazing Parkesburg brewery where the family-friendly Summer Fest will rock on — rain or shine — from 1 to 6 p.m.
June 12 – Events in the suburbs to close out Philly Beer Week:
Didn’t get enough of Philly Beer Week? Here are a few options for saying goodbye to PBW 2016 (and trying some brews you may have missed!)
Capone’s, Norristown, noon to 8 p.m., “The Best of the Best Leftovers from the Week!”
Iron Abbey, Horsham, noon to midnight “Prix Fixe”
Whole Foods Devon, Mile Post Pub, noon to 3 p.m., “Sour Power”
Uno Pizzeria and Grill, Newtown Square and Oaks, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., “Kick the Keg”
June 25 – Lansdale Beer Tasting Festival, Lansdale, PA
The Seventh Annual Lansdale Beer Tasting Festival is quickly approaching and is set to be another great event! VIP tickets ($75) give you early access at noon, and a General Session ticket ($45) permits entrance at 1:30 p.m. Check the website regularly to see updates on the breweries attending!
June 25 – Battleship Beer Fest – Aboard the Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront
Enjoy “Jersey Fresh beer” from New Jersey craft breweries on board the USS New Jersey at the Camden Waterfront. VIP tickets ($55) are available for early entrance at 11:30 a.m., where you will have the opportunity to meet the brewers and try special beers. The General Session ($45) begins at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase online.
June 25 – WDIY Homebrewfest, Charles A. Brown Ice House, Bethlehem
WDIY 88.1 FM, the Lehigh Valley’s Community NPR Station, is holding its first ever Homebrew Fest from 2 to 6 p.m. The afternoon will include tastings of more than 25 of the Lehigh Valley’s best home brewers, live jazz music and refreshments from Deja Brew Cafe. After trying the beer, vote for your favorite home brewer — the winner of the competition will have the opportunity to brew with Allentown-based Hijinx Brewing Company on their professional system! Purchase tickets online ($25 Early Bird through June 19).