Connoisseurs of craft beer and hard cider have a new festival to fall in love with this month. The Inaugural Wellington Classic Brew Fest takes place Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Village of Wellington’s Town Center, 12150 Forest Hill Blvd.
The event, hosted by the Village of Wellington in conjunction with BrewFest Partners, will run from 3 to 7 p.m., with early access VIP ticket-holder entry starting at 2 p.m.
Guests 21 and older will enjoy an array of craft brews and hard ciders accompanied by an assortment of food trucks, games and entertainment. The Andrew Morris Band will perform top country hits and classics, as well as southern and classic rock.
General admission tickets are $40 in advance, $45 day of the event, and include an unlimited sampling commemorative pint glass.
VIP tickets will be on sale through Feb. 15 only for $60 and includes early admission and other perks.
Brew Fest tickets may be purchased at the Wellington Community Center, 12150 Forest Hill Blvd., or online at wellingtonclassicbrewfest.com.
Designated driver tickets will be sold for $10 and includes unlimited soda and water.
Attendees are encouraged to park at the Mall at Wellington Green and use the free shuttle service. Pick-up and drop-off will be in front of The Beauty and the Beeeef Burger Bar. Shuttles will run continuously from 1:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Participating breweries include Royal Palm Brewing Company, Accomplice Brewery & Ciderworks and Funky Buddha Brewery. For a complete list of brewers, go online to wellingtonclassicbrewfest.com.