For the third year, the Roanoke Jaycees have organized a celebration of craft beer and cider at LewisGale Field in Salem. The Third Annual Big Lick Beertopia: A Celebration of Craft Beer will take place this Saturday, June 8, from noon to 6 p.m.
Almost 40 breweries and cider houses from around the world, including some in our neck of the woods, have signed up to showcase their goods. Ticket holders will be able to sample the beverages while listening to live music from the bands Polychrome and Superhold.
To see a list of participating breweries, click here.
Advance tickets are available through Friday at all Valley Bank locations, Wine Gourmet, Countryside Classics, The Vintage Cellar, Sumdat Farm Market and Mr. Bill’s Wine Celler. They are $23 for a 10-pour ticket, $32 for a 20-pour and $8 for a designated driver/non-drinker ticket. Tickets are also available at the gate for $27, $32 and $10, respectively, and there are VIP tickets for sale.
Proceeds from the event will support the Roanoke Jaycees, Camp Virginia Jaycee, Easter Seals, Roanoke Valley CHIP and the Salem Roanoke County Food Pantry.
For more details about ticketing and the event, click here.
Have you been to this event in years past? If so, would you recommend it to others?