(Fredericton, NB) - The Fredericton craft beer scene has exploded and the Fredericton Craft Beer Festival has grown too. The festival now in its fourth year will end an entire week of celebrating craft beer.
Organizer Lloyd Chambers says he and his partners plan was to reach this format and all the pieces cam together. The Festival will be the main event of the week on March 12th and has an afternoon and an evening session this year. This year the festival will host 45 breweries and over 190 beers from across Canada and new this year from Maine.
Some events require tickets, some are free, and others are pay-as-you-go, so check in advance and make sure it isn't sold out.
Listed below are some of the many events happening during the week.
March 12th - Fredericton Craft Beer Festival (Main Event) at Fredericton Convention Centre
March 4th - The 4th be with you at James Joyce Pub
March 5th - Craft Beer and Cheese at ANBL York
March 8th - Rock, Paper, Scissors Kick off event at King Street Ale House (Signature Event)
March 8th - Beer N Yoga with Satori Yoga at Grimross Brewing
March 8th - Craft Dinner Cooking Class at Greener Village Community Centre
March 9th - An "Offal-ly" Good evening with Craft Beer "a Make a Memory event" at Crowne Plaza
March 10th - Spindrift Brewing tasting at ANBL Prospect Street 3-7PM (Free event)
March 10th - Garrison Brewing Tap Take Over at King Street Ale House (Signature Event)(Hoping to have 24 beers)
March 10th - Atlantic Canada Beer Blog Trivia at King Street Ale House
March 11th - Spindrift Brewing tasting at ANBL York Street 3-7PM (Free event)
March 11th - Charity Growler Auction
March 11th - Hop Workshop at Crowne Plaza
March 12th - Afternoon Session After-party at Vault 29
March 13th - Down the Keg 3 KM Run at King Street Ale House (Signature Event)
March 13th - Brewers Jazz Brunch at King Street Ale House (Signature Event)
As the organizers say "It's all about the beer. Pure. Simple."