Just because the weather has cooled down doesn't mean the craft beer festivities are over! Join fellow craft beer connoisseurs the weekend of October 11th through 13th for the Short North Craft Beer Festival.
For a mere $15, attendees will be given access to great discounts on craft beer and food at Arch City Tavern, Bodega, House Beer, North High Brewing and the Short North Pint House. Check in at the Pint House to receive your wristband, map and passport that will put you in the know of where to go, what to drink and where you can find good eats all in the name of supporting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
If you want a way to commemorate this noble cause and event, you can also purchase a t-shirt when ordering your ticket for only $15 more. If Friday arrives and you've forgotten to purchase your ticket with ease online, tickets will also be available for $25 ($35 for the shirt bundle) during the festival.
Check in begins Friday at 3 and lasts till 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday's check-ins will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 11 a.m. till 2 p.m., respectively. Courtesy of the Short North Pint House, the event schedule is as follows:
- Friday, October 11th:
Enjoy a kickoff party at the Short North Pint House from 3-6 before walking (or stumbling) to the Brewery Tours at North High Brewing and also don't forget about the Duvel Design Contest and Giveaway at House Beer. Enjoy beer dinner specials from 8-10 at Arch City then head over to Bodega for Snack Attack! (Don't forget - you have two more days of drinking and fun craft beer festivities after Friday, so don't get obliterated!)
- Saturday, October 12th:
Brunch with Home Brewers takes place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Short North Pint House. Spend 1-3 p.m. with Gavin, Charlie and the fun gang at North High Brewing for more Brewery Tours. Need a snack? Of course you will! Head to Bodega from 3-5 for Snack Attack! before enjoying more beer dinner specials at Arch City from 5-7. Cap off the night with a live DJ at House Beer and ruminate in the phenomenal day you had. But don't stay out too late...Sunday is just hours away.
- Sunday, October 13th:
Have a bit of brunch at the Short North Pint House for FREE from 11 a.m. till 3 p.m. (That's right - soak up all that yummy craft beer with a FREE brunch buffet!) If you happen to miss the brunch buffet or decide to have after-church mimosas with the family before you head down to the Short North - no worries. Sunday is the day of rest and the festival is putting the schedule in your hands. Go to any of the participating bars and gastropubs and enjoy drink/food specials at your leisure.
What better way to spend a weekend than getting to know your local brewers and breweries, am I right? Can I get an AMEN!
Don't forget to purchase your tickets here and most importantly don't forget that this fall festival is supporting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Now go get your tickets! See you all there this weekend!