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First Time “Bay Area Craft Beer Festival” This Saturday in Martinez

By Jay Brooks
Thursday, October 21st, 2010 at 6:43 pm in On Beer.

This Saturday, October 23, another new festival will kick off in the Bay Area, in this case Martinez. The Bay Area Craft Beer Festival will be held in the Historic Cannery District at the Martinez Waterfront Park, located at 333 Ferry St. in downtown Martinez from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Tickets are $35 for general admission or $50 for a VIP ticket, which gets you in an hour earlier, at Noon. Tickets can be purchased online or at several locations throughout the Bay Area. Check out the festival website for details.

Admission includes includes a commemorative glass, unlimited tastings and entertainment, which includes three bands. Over thirty breweries will be pouring their beer. Food will also be available for a separate purchase. The festival will take place indoors, so it’s rain or shine.


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  • craig

    first a decent beerfest in “pleasant hill”…now one in my childhood home of “martinez”…contra costa is.. fast becoming a bay area “beer spot”..