This Saturday, March 1st from 2 - 6pm, azbeer.com is holding it's "Great Arizona Beer Festival" at Tempe Beach Park in Tempe. Tickets can be purchased prior to the event and at the door. All proceeds benefit Sun Sounds of Arizona. Sun Sounds of Arizona is a non-profit radio reading service helping over 49,000 people in Arizona with print disabilities. Ticket prices range from $10 for general admission with a designated driver, up to $85 for the VIP experience. You can purchase tickets here: http://www.azbeer.com/tempe_tickets.htm
The festival will showcase over 200 different brews from more than 50 breweries from across the globe! Each beer artisan will provide samples of their most successful brewing achievement. Here is a list of breweries and their brews - this list is being updated frequently, so check it out.
There will also food sponsors attending to feed the masses. Participating sponsors are Fairytale Brownies (donating over 500 fudgy-chocolate brownies for those who love to pair their beer with chocolate!), Macayo's Mexican Kitchen, and La Bocca Urban Pizzeria and Wine Bar. There will also be local food trucks available throughout the festival, so don't forget to bring some cash!
Don't forget the entertainment! Local musician Tommy Anderson and The Crown Kings will be performing!
Saturday March 1, 2014 at Tempe Beach Park, 54 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe AZ. 2pm - 6pm (last pour at 5:45 pm).
If you're interesting in this unique brownie and beer pairing but don't want to right the crowds, check out my previous post on the best beers to pair with our Fairytale Brownies!