(Aug. 30 to Sept. 2; http://www.keywestbrewfest.com) is a Labor Day weekend event now in its 10th thirst-quenching year. It’s high-lighted by an Aug. 31 signature tasting event with nearly 200 beers and microbrews on tap. The festivities benefit the Key West Sunrise Rotary Club of the Conch Republic.
Thursday, August 30th:
All day: Poker Run Stop by all 5 bars and have a pint from the featured brewery to receive a poker card. Turn in your hand at the Sunset Pier by 8pm on Friday. $200+ in prizes will be awarded to the winners. Participating bars/restaurants to receive a card are: Cork and Stogie, Old Town Tavern, Sinz Burrito, General Horseplay, and Sunset Pier
1pm-4pm: Estrella Galicia Pool Party at Marker Waterfront Resort featuring DJ Chaka, beer specials, tapas, Jenga competition and giveaways.
3pm – Dodgeball Tournament at 24 North, sponsored by Wynwood Brewing Co., Tampa Bay Brewing Co., Florida Keys Brewing Co., and Waterfront Brewing Co. Duck, dive, and dodge your way to the winners circle at the first annual Key West BrewFest Dodgeball Tournament. Bring a team of 5 to compete in this bracket style format. $20 entry fee per team benefits the Key West Sunrise Rotary Club.
5:30pm – 9pm: Shipyard Tap Invasion at the Green Parrot Bar.
6pm– Opening Kick-off party at Waterfront Brewery. Waterfront will be releasing new brews during the event. Enjoy Key West specialty draft beers, great food, and fun. Located at 201 William Street.
6:30pm: Blue Heaven beer dinner featuring Florida Keys Brewing Company. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 305-690-3564 to make your reservation today. Menu
7pm: Beer Pairing Dinner sponsored by Barrel of Monks at The Perry Hotel located at 7001 Shrimp Road, Stock Island. Menu to come. $85 per person plus tax and gratuity. Call 786-862-6640 to reserve your seat today. Seating is limited. 2018 Menu
7pm: Dog Fish Head Beer Dinner at Bagatelle located at 115 Duval Street $99 per person plus tax and gratuity. Call 305.296.6609 to reserve your seat today! 2018 Menu
9pm: Lets get Poppin with Lagunitas and Corn & Co Craft Popcorn as they pair some of Lagunitas most special Beers along with Corn and Co specialty popcorn at General Horseplay… Try one or get a flight and try them all! Also live music on the patio by the Helmsmen bringing you Island Indie all the way from Jupiter Florida.