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4th Annual 2018 Beer Merica Festival to Celebrate American Craft Beer Week

Proceeds to Benefit the Camaraderie Foundation

If getting out and enjoying a “cold one” with good friends is your idea of having fun, then the Beer ‘Merica craft beer festival in Orlando is the event for you! Orlando vacation rental guests will definitely want to attend this special event.

orlando craft beer festival

Orlando Craft Beer Festival

Just head on over to Gaston Edwards Park on the lakeside at Ivanhoe Village on Saturday, May 19th, where you can sample from over 100 beers from some of the finest craft breweries across the country. The Beer ‘Merica craft beer festival will take place from 3:00-6:00 pm with VIP Entry starting at 2:00.

A few of the Florida Craft Breweries scheduled to pour at the festival are:

  • Big Storm Brewing Big Top Brewing Blue Point Bold City Breckenridge Brewery
  • Florida Beer Co. Golden Road Goose Island Key West Sunset Ale Shock Top
  • Kona Brewing Co. Motorworks Brewing Ocean Sun Orange County Brewers Sea Dog
  • Ocean Sun Shipyard Brewing SweetWater Tampa Bay Brewing Co. 3 Sisters
  • and Wynwood Brewing Co. featuring Woodchuck Hard Cider.
  • Great craft beer isn’t the only thing to enjoy! The festival will also feature live music and even an adult Play Zone!

Food Trucks!

Everyone knows you can’t have a beer fest without great food! Get ready to enjoy as food trucks will be on hand serving up some of Orlando’s finest grub. All you have to do is choose! Scheduled to serve to date for the craft beer festival in Orlando are:

Backhaus Cubano Kitchen Da Kine Poke Bowls The Sugar Sow Tamale Co.

Free Beer for a Year – No Way!

Yes way! Sport your most patriotic outfit or gear to the festival for a chance to win your favorite beer for a year! Now that’s worth getting dressed up for!

It’s always fun to eat and drink with your besties, but it’s even better when you’re doing it to support a great cause.

Proceeds from Beer ’Merica will once again go to benefit the Camaraderie Foundation, an organization whose mission is:

“To provide healing for invisible wounds of war through counseling, emotional and spiritual support for all branches of Military Service Members, Veterans and their families.”

For more information, please visit the organization’s website at: www.CamaraderieFoundation.org.

Ticket Info:

This craft beer festival is a “21+” event.

Advance tickets, which are $25 + fees for Early Bird General Admission, $45 + fees for Early Bird VIP, and $15 + fees for Designated Drivers may be purchased online CLICK HERE

In addition to admission for the event, there will also be a Raffle Station set up for patrons to purchase tickets to win some great prizes.

Don’t forget Fido the Beer Dog!

Beer ‘Merica is a dog friendly event as long as they are kept on a leash.

To see the entire lineup of participating breweries and to keep up with Festival announcements be sure to check out their official website at:


So get out there, enjoy the Orlando craft beer festival, have fun, and Experience Orlando! The craft beer festival in Orlando tickets can be purchased here. Also check out our recent post on breweries in Orlando

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