Be with us at the Classic City Brew Fest on April 13 from 2:30 to 6:00 PM to celebrate the current craft beer revolution!
Foundry & Melting Point provides three ballrooms, an outdoor
terrace, huge music hall, and cask ale pavilion where attendees can
enjoy beers in an attractive, uncrowded set of fun
On the Friday and Saturday before the BrewFest, you
can enjoy great tours of Terrapin Beer Company and special tappings and
tastings at Trappeze and aromas [craft works] pubs during Athens Craft Beer Weekend that culminates on Sunday with the Classic City Brew Fest! Athens' Copper Creek brewpub is now also open on Sundays.
All areas of the festival are covered, and event takes place rain or shine.
will be NO parking at the Foundry. Please park in in a downtown
deck or street space and walk to the Foundry Park Inn.
TICKETS go on sale soon!
Tickets are only $39.99 plus tax and a low Xorbia processing fee.
No refunds on tickets for any reason.
21+ only - NO children or pets please.
tickets do NOT sell out online in advance, a limited number MAY be
available for CASH only at the door. No guarantees on ticket
availability at the door.
Print out your Xorbia ticket or bring on your smartphone to the festival for entry.
Bring photo ID to confirm age.
Tickets are transferable to other persons. We do NOT need advance notice on ticket transfers.
tickets: This event provides great entertainment that is worth the
price of admission. The ticket price also reflects a donation for a
charity. We believe in drinking responsibly, and there will be taxis at
the venue at all times during the festival. There are also hotels
within walking distance, with the Foundry offering a very special rate
for attendees (see below). Considering all this and the limited space
at the event, we are not able to offer designated driver tickets at
The event will be held in three of the Foundry's meeting halls, the
Melting Point music venue and Terrace, Hoyt Pavillion and the Steam
sure to check out our popular Cask Ale Pavilion featuring a multitude of rare and
unique beers that are unfiltered and carbonated naturally by residual
yeast inside 10.8 gallon casks called "firkins."
The Foundry sells delicious food items during the event.
downtown Athens after the festival and then stay at the beautiful
Foundry Park Inn at great, discounted rate? Rooms
are currently available for the weekendof BrewFest -- Click here, then... Select date. Select room type.
Being a Classic City Brew Fest volunteer is really fun,
and when the festival clean up is over, the volunteers get to
participate in the fantastic volunteer party with beers and food!
There is also a free t-shirt and other goodies in it for you.
Volunteers must be at least 21 (photo IDs will be checked) and are NOT
permitted to drink during the hours of the fest. We also need people to
help work the door, run the registration booths out front, and dump the
There will be a preview volunteer meeting
at Trappeze Pub in Athens on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 6:30 PM for
those who want to sign up in advance for their favorite tables.
for ALL volunteers is at 11:30 AM SHARP in the
Foundry's Melting Point music hall on the day of the fest (April 13). All volunteers are encouraged to show up on festival day as
early as 9 AM to help load beer.
To volunteer, please sign up on our upcoming form. Tickets for volunteering will NOT be
required - your name will simply be on our volunteer list, and group
volunteer email information will be sent out starting in middle
March. Please be patient. THANKS!
Playing On The Planet is
a power hitter in a live audience setting whether intimate or grand. A
globe-wandering group, Playing On The Planet attacks varied metes of
music with mountain bred instinct, convincing disparate audiences that
they all arrived at a festival in the same vehicle: whether a pickup
truck or a Nissan Leaf. The band is on a musical-mission to get you
moving to the tapestry of energized and original “Cosmic Rockin’ Boogie
Check out the fantastic video to the right from our 2013 Classic City Brew Fest -->
that all attendees be responsible, use moderation and remember that
this event is for "beer tasting" - not overindulgence.
Taxis will be on call.
beers at this event come through proper channels of Georgia's 3-tier
system from licensed wholesale distributors through the Athens-Area
Humane Society's 501C city and state special event, non-profit
organization alcohol licenses.
Some beers will run out before the end of the event.
Do not drive after the event, as police will be out in force. Your safety is priority one.
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