2011 Brew Fest
North Creek The second annual North Creek Brew Fest on the Hudson will return to Riverfront Park in downtown North Creek on Saturday, June 2 from noon to 5 p.m.
Attendees will have the chance to enjoy tastings from over 40 local and regional breweries with a special focus on micro-canned beers, food from various North Creek restaurants, and live music throughout the afternoon along the Hudson River waterfront, less than 100 yards from the historic Saratoga & North Creek Railway Depot.
Participating breweries include Dogfish Head Brewery, Southern Tier, Butternuts (Pork Slap) Oscars, Davidson Brothers, Adirondack Brewery, Sam Adams, Saranac, Brooklyn Brewery, Six Point Brewery, Magic Hat, Sierra Nevada, Peak Organic, Harpoon, Steadfast, Goose Island, Ommegang, Otter Creek, Long Trail, Wolaver’s, Blue Point and Coopertown Brewery, among others.
Admission is $40 per person in advance; $45 on the day of the event. Tickets for designated drivers are available for $10. Admission includes a commemorative 5 oz. tasting glass; 10, 5-ounce tasting tickets; and four food tastings. Full food portions will be available for purchase separately.
Tickets are available for purchase by phone at (518) 251-0199 or online at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/246392.
Tickets may also be purchased in person at the following North Creek locations: barVino, 272 Main St.; Basil and Wicks, 3195 Route 28; or the Copperfield Inn, 307 Main St.
All proceeds benefit the Tannery Pond Community Center and the Music by the River Summer Series. The event is sponsored by the North Creek Business Alliance and barVino.
The Saratoga & North Creek Railway will depart from Saratoga Springs at 10 a.m. and arrive in North Creek at 12:09 p.m. for the beginning of the North Creek Brew Fest on June 2. Passengers may either depart North Creek on the same day at 3:45 p.m. or stay overnight in North Creek and depart on Sunday, June 3.
Round-trip tickets for adults start at $27 for coach cars and $50 for dome seating. Round-trip tickets for children ages 12 and under start at $23 for coach cars and $45 for dome seating.
No charges apply for baggage or luggage. The railway offers a free separate luggage car for recreational equipment, including bicycles. Space is limited.