Saturday, September 28th the Boathouse Beer Garden will host it's 5th Annual BREW FEST!
Gates Open at 11am
Over two dozen breweries from the Finger Lakes and surrounding regions of NY state will be lined up throughout the beer garden to provide tastings and pints to ticket holders. The Beer Garden will also be serving tasters and pints along side all the other great offerings by the many brewers and cider makers on hand. All together, patrons will have over 70 different beers and hard ciders to choose from!
ADMISSION TICKETS GET YOU THE FOLLOWING: $19 Pre-sale (SUPER VALUE!) $26 Day Of
Includes a choice of either: ***12 (RED) tasting tickets and a commemorative event taster glass. OR... ***4 (BLUE) "pint" tickets and Boathouse logo Stainless Steel tumbler
Both Red tasting and Blue "pint" tickets can be used at all visiting brewers and cider makers, as well as at the Beer Garden bar. 3 RED TICKETS may also be used to purchase DRAFT BEER PINTS, DRAFT CIDER (8oz), WINE (5oz) and BOTTLED BEERS.
NOTE: 3 Red Tickets = 1 Blue Ticket
NOTE: ALL BREW FEST! ATTENDEES MUST PURCHASE a full admission ticket (above) or pay for general admission (see below).
$5 General Admission is for those not partaking of alcoholic beverages and just want to come and groove on the great music, food, games and celebration! *NOTE* Attendees purchasing these entry passes MAY ONLY PURCHASE NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES by obtaining the necessary GREEN tickets for sodas. $10 - 3 GREEN Soda Tickets $4 - 1 GREEN Soda Ticket
***$21 Upgrade to regular admission with tasting or pint tickets are available at main admission tent if, after purchasing $5 Gen'l Admission, you decide to partake of alcohol servings.
**Complimentary water will be furnished in several locations throughout the event**
ADDITIONAL TICKETS AVAILABLE (After initial entry to event)
RED TICKETS: $15 - 6 RED tickets $3 - 1 RED ticket
ADDITIONAL RED Tasting, BLUE Pint & GREEN Soda TICKETS will be available on sale at different locations throughout the event.
WINE, TOO! If beer and hard cider aren't to your liking, have no fear! We'll have a nice selection of wines available, too. 1 BLUE Pint Ticket or 3 Red Tasting Tickets/5oz glass.
NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES: GREEN Soda tickets are available for purchase (1 GREEN Ticket per soda). $10 - 3 GREEN TICKETS $3 - 1 GREEN TICKET
PARKING: There is a modest $3 parking fee (a portion of our parking proceeds go to the Ovid Food Pantry) Ample off-street parking will be available.
FOOD: Can be purchased from a variety of on-site vendors. Pizza Posto - Geneva based wood-fired pizza truck Fire Dawgs BBQ - Ithaca based BBQ that will simply amaze! Cayuga Lake Creamery will be scooping delicious locally made ice cream!
MUSIC: We're gonna Rock you all day and into the evening. The talent will include: -Vee Da Bee (5pc Rhythm & Blues) 12-2:30pm -Big Soul Family Band (Ithaca based Rhythm & Soul) 3:30-6:30pm -Hot Dogs & Gin (Classic Rock w/ 11 year old Eammon Hubert on lead guitar) 7-10pm
SHOPPING: Vendors will be on site with nifty shopping items. We'll also have a variety of nice Boathouse clothing items to choose from - shirts, sweatshirts and glassware.
FUN & GAMES: There will also be yard games available for everyone's enjoyment throughout the entire day. Corn Hole, Bocce and Giant Jenga!
ACCOMMODATIONS: Weather permitting* (SEE IMPORTANT NOTE AT BOTTOM), attendees are welcome to tent camp or pull in their RV for the night and stay as the Boathouse Beer Garden for the evening. Tent camping is only $20 and RV's can be pulled in for only $35 (space is limited; first come first serve). Please note, however, there are no electric, water or sewer amenities provided with this option. Other nearby accomodations and lodging are available at the following: Sampson State Park (8 miles) Buttonwood Winery (1 mile) Cayuga Lake Cabins (1 mile) Cayuga Lake State Park (12 miles) Taughannock State Park (14 miles) Spruce Row (15 miles) Sned-Acres Family Campground (2 miles) Holiday Inn Waterloo, NY (14 miles) Hampton Inn Waterloo, NY (14 miles)
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CAMPERS: *If the weather has been uncooperative prior to and/or on the day of the event, the ground may be too soft to allow people to camp on site. Consequently, attendees are cautioned to call well ahead (607-280-0064) prior to the event to better gauge camping availability.