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Ed Fest craft beer & music festival in Edwards August 16th

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The Fourth-Annual Alpine Insurance Agency Ed Fest, brought to Edwards by the team at Crazy Mountain Brewery, celebrates international craft beer culture with over 40 craft breweries tasting microbrews from around the world on August, 16th. Ed Fest promises summer fun for the whole community with gourmet bites from local restaurants and food trucks, wares from Colorado purveyors, and live music by the nationally-renowned North Mississippi Allstars. Ed Fest benefits the Eagle Valley Land Trust, a local nonprofit dedicated to conserving and protecting Eagle Valley’s natural spaces.

"Great live music and craft beer in the sunshine makes for a quintessential Colorado summertime experience,” explains Claire Plunkett, Director of Events for Crazy Mountain Brewery. “Bringing an internationally touring band like North Mississippi Allstars to Ed Fest is a huge step for us this year and we are very thrilled to have them headline our festival."

Participating brewers include:

  • Wynkoop Brewing Co.
  • Oskar Blues Brewery
  • Great Divide Brewing Co.
  • Crazy Mountain Brewery
  • Odell Brewing Company
  • Bristol Brewing Company
  • Colorado Cider Company
  • Palisade Brewing Company
  • Green Flash Brewing Company
  • Two Rascals Brewing Company
  • Asher Brewing
  • Fort Collins Brewery
  • Rockyard Brewing Company
  • Pug Ryans Brewery
  • Eddyline Brewing
  • Tivoli Brewing Co.
  • Boulder Beer
  • AC Golden Brewing Company
  • Alaskan Brewing Company
  • San Luis Valley Brewing
  • Epic Brewing Company
  • Breckenridge Brewery
  • Twisted Pine Brewery
  • Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
  • Bonfire Brewing
  • Lagunitas Brewing Company
  • Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
  • Left Hand Brewing
  • Telluride Brewing Company
  • Boulevard Brewing Company
  • Moab Brewery
  • Arvada Beer Company
  • Storm Peak Brewing Company
  • Upslope Brewing Company

On Friday, August 15, there will be a VIP farm-to-table food and specialty rare beer event featuring beers from selected participating Ed Fest breweries is from 6-8pm. On Saturday, August 16, Ed Fest runs from 3-6pm for the beer tasting and 6-10pm for the concert.

Events will be held at the Freedom Park soccer fields at WECMRD at 0450 Miller Ranch Road in Edwards, Colorado 81632. General Admission Presale tickets are $39, VIP Presale tickets are $79 and General Admission tickets bought at-the-door are $49. Tickets are on sale now, at www.EdFestBeer.com.

General Admission includes souvenir tasting cup, access to the unlimited beer sampling from 3-6 p.m. and entry to all live music acts. VIP admission includes includes Ed Fest admission and souvenir tasting cup, access to a VIP tent with private bar, private restroom, complimentary light buffet, side stage viewing area, misting system, seating and shade, and admission to the VIP farm-to-table food and specialty rare beer event featuring beers from selected participating Ed Fest breweries on Friday, April 15 from 6-8pm.

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