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Beerfest 2015 Returns, Get Tickets Now

Beer lovers get ready because the "Original" Beerfest is back!

On Saturday, October 10, from 7 to 10 p.m., Fort Lauderdale's Esplanade Park turns into a wonderland of suds when the 18th annual Beerfest, presented by Isle Casino, returns.  

This is the longest running beer festival in South Florida — that means that we've been drinking and celebrating beer long before it was cool to do so! At Beerfest, you'll sample more than 100 different international, local, and craft beers, and enjoy live music, interactive games, and good food.

Plus, new for this year is the Miss Beerfest contest, where South Florida's most amazing female beer lovers can compete for the coveted title of Miss Beerfest 2015 by engaging in fun brew-related tasks like pouring the perfect beer. If you're interested in competing, just submit a headshot, body shot, Instagram page link and a one paragraph bio to [email protected] with subject line "Miss Beerfest." New Times will select semi-finalists and will post photos to our social media channels for our fans/followers to vote on their favorites. Five finalists will be chosen to be on stage at Beerfest to make their debut before our panel of judges.

You can get in on the action early by taking advantage of our special pre-sale offer. Just visit and use promo code FIRSTROUNDED to take advantage of special pre-sale pricing of $25 for general admission.  

Brewmaster tickets are $45 and include unlimited local and international beer sampling from over 100 vendors, live musical performances, plus access to our Brew Master Beer Garden.

VIP tickets are $65 and include one hour early admission to the event at 6 p.m., unlimited liquor samples and food samples from some of Fort Lauderdale’s best restaurants, unique craft beers available only in VIP, access to the exclusive VIP lounge, giveaways, and complete access to the 18th Annual Beerfest, including the Brew Master Beer Garden!

But hurry because this special pre-sale is only available through August 23 at 10 p.m. On August 24, prices go up. See you at Beerfest!
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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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