TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - With the boom of interest in craft beers,
the Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
this October will be more popular than ever.
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, the #1 resort on Florida's Emerald
Coast, and the Village of Baytowne Wharf announced plans for their
seventh annual Baytowne Beer Festival on Oct. 17-18.
Known as the "Best Beer Fest on the Emerald Coast", the festival will
have opportunities to discover and sample specialty beers from around
the nation. The charming Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin will be
the perfect backdrop for fun-in-the-sun during the traditionally
beautiful month of October.
The Baytowne Beer Festival will feature a wide range of beers varying in
strength and style. From light pale ales and rich dark stouts to a
number of bottled and yet-to-be-released fall beers - beer aficionados
and novices will be able to savor the best in sudsy selections.
New This Year
A Beer Bingo event on Friday evening in the Village.
A VIP event will take place Saturday, Oct. 18 prior to the tasting.
New craft beers and different selections from past years will be
featured at the Grand Beer Tasting.
Friday, October 17
The first Beer Bingo event will take place in the Village from 6-9:30
p.m. Guests can join the fun by visiting merchants until they have
completing a BINGO card. At 9 p.m. all cards will be turned in for a
chance to win great prizes; such as a YOLO board, Grizzly cooler, free
fly board session from Power Up Sports, Adventure Zone gift card and
Saturday, October 18
The Saturday VIP event will feature exclusive beer tastings, BBQ and a
signature beer glass from 12-2 p.m. This ticket is all inclusive for
Saturday's events and guests receive express entry into the grand
tasting. Additional details will be released in the coming weeks.
From 2-6 p.m., the Village will transform into a taster's paradise with
tents and nearly 200 domestic and international beers from more than 40
on-site craft brewers. A sample of the brewing companies featured at
this year's festival includes: Blue Point Brewery, Kona Brewing
Company, Grayton Beer Company, Woodchuck Ciders, Sweetwater Brewery,
Back Forty Beer Company and many more. Brewery representatives will be
available to discuss the different types of lagers and ales, teaching
about the variety of styles.
Native Run, who recently finished touring with multi Grammy award winning Lady
Antebellum, will provide live entertainment from the Event Plaza from
Saturday's Beer Tasting tickets are on sale for a reduced price of $25 per person until Oct. 17 and VIP tickets are
on sale for $55. Tickets can be purchased the day of the event for $30
and special pricing for groups is also available. Guests are advised to
purchase tickets early, for the event has sold out in past years. All
ticketholders will be provided a Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival tasting
glass for sampling.
The Baytowne Beer Festival is a pitcher perfect reason for a Sandestin
getaway, and special discounted packages are available with savings of
more than $50. Enjoy the convenience of accommodations just steps or a
convenient complimentary tram ride away from the festival. Call
866.91.BEACH or visit sandestin.com/beer for pricing mention code: BEER14).
For more information on events and to purchase tickets visit www.baytownebeerfestival.com.
About Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort was named the #1 resort on Florida's
Emerald Coast. The resort invites guests to a world of 30 charming
neighborhoods featuring more than 1,250 Destin vacation rentals,
condominiums, villas, town homes and the best in Destin hotel style
accommodations. As a member of Visit South Walton and Visit Florida,
the resort features more than seven miles of beaches and pristine bay
front, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 19
swimming pools, a 113-slip marina, a fitness center and spa, meeting
space and The Village of Baytowne Wharf, a pedestrian village with
shopping, dining and nightlife. Visit www.sandestin.com or follow Sandestin on Facebook and Twitter for the latest information and events.
Sandestin is offering a wide variety of discount accommodations and
overnight packages for the Baytowne Beer Festival. Visit www.sandestin.com or call 1-866-91-BEACH for information.
SOURCE: Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
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