Hopheads, grab your steins! It's a brewtiful day to love beer in the Lone Star State. On Labor Day weekend (September 3-6), through a partnership with Spec's and Food & Vine Time Productions, Galveston's Moody Gardens will host the largest-scale beer event in Texas. The Brewmasters International Beer Festival will be a four-day celebration of beer, food, and live music.
Media gathered last night at Haven for the Brewmasters International Beer Festival Launch Party. Guests were treated to St. Arnold beer and Chef Randy Evans's divine free-range deviled eggs and crispy fried shrimp while representatives from Food & Vine Time, Spec's, Moody Gardens, Island Star Performances, St. Arnold Brewery, and DeFalco's, and the Galveston Area Food Bank provided an overview of the festival.
Check out a festival breakdown after the jump.
From the press release:
Event: Brewmasters International Golf Tournament Date(s): September 2, 1p Location: Moody Gardens Golf Course
Event: BrewTopia Beer Garden Date(s): September 3, 3p-8p, September 4,12p-6p, September 5, 12p-8p, Monday, September 6, 12p-4p Location: The Poolside Terrace at Moody Gardens Hotel will be transformed into an old country beer garden. Admission: FREE (donation of canned food or cash to the Galveston County Food Bank is encouraged)
Event: Shearn's Restaurant Four Course Beer Pairing Dinner Date(s): September 3 & 4, seating begins at 630p (by reservation) Location: Shearn's Restaurant - Moody Gardens Hotel Admission: $85 per person (inc. tax & gratuity)
Event: Brew Ha-Ha Grand Tasting Date(s): September 4, 7:30p -10p Location: Moody Gardens Expo Arena This is your chance to sample some of the best beer in the world! The tasting will feature over 300 domestic, international, and local Texas brews. The price of admission includes your very own tasting cup! You'll be the envy of all your suds buds. Admission: $35 general / $65 VIP (includes early entry to event and access to premium room from 230p-6p)
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Event: Night Ranger Live in Concert Date(s): September 4, 7:30p -10p Location: Moody Gardens Expo Arena Rock out to an American Classic. Admission: $15 general / $35 Reserved / $75 Premium Reserved
Event: BrewLicious in the Ballroom Date(s): September 5, 3p -630p Location: Frances Anne Moody Ballroom - Moody Gardens Hotel Showcases unique food and beer pairings with live demonstrations by more than 15 renowned chefs. And, of course, there will be tasting (followed by ooohing and ahhing) Admission: $75 general / $90 VIP (includes early entry to event and access to premium room from 230p-6p)
Event: Sunday Bavarian Beer Brunch Date(s): September 5, 11a -2p (by reservation) Location: Floral Ballroom - Moody Gardens Hotel Admission: $35 per person (inc. tax & gratuity)
For more information on the festival visit www.brewmastersinternationalfestival.com or call 713-557-5732. Become a fan on Facebook and receive important event updates and details.