SF Beer Week Opening Celebration

What: Beer Festival

When: Friday - February 08, 2013 @ 06:00PM to Friday - February 08, 2013 @ 10:00PM

Where: Concourse Exhibition Center (East Hall), San Franciso, California
Over 75 California breweries will converge on the Concourse Exhibition Center in San Francisco for the Opening Celebration of SF Beer Week, which kicks off a nine day marathon of beer tastings, festivals and food pairing dinners across the Bay Area. From 6-10pm, beer lovers will discover newly minted nanobrewers pouring alongside legendary craft brewing pioneers.

Attendees will receive a commemorative glass and enjoy unlimited samples of new, rare and classic beers. Artisan food producers from around the Bay Area will also be serving up a range of delicious choices for purchase, while Noise Pop will be providing the live music. Right now tickets are on sale at an early bird price of $65 each until January 15, 2013. 

This event is one of the largest and most anticipated annual gatherings of the region’s craft beer community. Act now and secure your tickets to what will be one of the most memorable beer events of the year.

Particpating breweries, food vendors and music acts will be announced on Twitter (@sfbeerweek) and on the ticketing website as they RSVP. 

For more information about SF Beer Week go to www.sfbeerweek.org

About SF Beer Week

The 5th edition of SF Beer Week, presented by the San Francisco Brewers Guild, will take place February 8-17, 2013. It’s a grassroots collection of over 300 beer events hosted and organized by breweries, brewpubs, restaurants, bars, retail beverage stores and other venues that celebrate the diversity and quality of craft beer. Beer fans travel from as far as Europe and Japan to attend the festivities, that include meet the brewer nights, beer dinners, special tastings, educational events and more. When it was founded in 2009, SF Beer Week was only the second event of its kind. Now it serves as a model for the 80+ beer week celebrations that take place around the country.

About the San Francisco Brewers Guild

The San Francisco Brewers Guild is a non-profit 501(c)(6) organization, founded in 2004, that is currently composed of fifteen member breweries that operate in the city. Its mission is to unite those who make local beer with those who love it, and revive the vibrant heritage of artisan beer brewing in San Francisco. The members strive to educate the public about craft beer, advocates for the craft beer industry in city government, donates product to local charities, partners with artisan producers in the food, beverage, and hospitality industries, and organizes events such as SF Beer Week.

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