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6th Annual Gig Harbor Beer Festival

Local beer festival has become unofficial kick-off to summer in the Harbor.

Want a great way to try some of the best craft beer in the state, experience great local music, and help a wonderful local non-profit organization? You can accomplish all three when you attend the 6th Annual Gig Harbor Beer Festival on Saturday, May 20, 2017.

Festival organizers expect another enthusiastic sell-out crowd for this year’s event with more than 25 breweries — and Tilted Tree Cidery — on hand to pour some of the best craft brew in the South Sound area. The festival will, once again, be held at the Uptown Gig Harbor Pavilion from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM.

The opening musical act for this year’s event is singer/songwriter Kristen Marlo, followed by the Cottonwood Cutups. Fan-favorite Sounds Like Delores will close the festival with another one of their high-energy performances.

The Gig Harbor Beer Festival is a fund-raiser event for the Gig Harbor Kiwanis. For over 45 years, members of the Gig Harbor Kiwanis have raised funds and planned a variety of service projects that improve the lives of children, their families, and the Gig Harbor community.

This event has sold out for the past five years. Tickets are $25 online until 4/22; $30 thereafter and can be purchased in advance here:

You may also purchase paper tickets at Wet Coast Brewing’s Gig Harbor taproom at 6820 Kimball Dr., and Gig Harbor Brewing’s Tacoma taproom at 3120 S. Tacoma Way while supplies last.

This year’s brewer lineup includes:

Valholl Brewing Co.
Wingman Brewers
Wet Coast Brewing Co.
Top Rung Brewing Co.
Slippery Pig Brewing Co.
Slaughter County Brewing Co.
Silver City Brewery
RAM Big Horn Brewery
Rainy Daze Brewing Co.
Pacific Brewing & Malting Co.
Odd Otter Brewing Co.
Narrows Brewing Co.
Lazy Boy Brewing Co.
Hood Canal Brewing Co.
Hellbent Brewing Co.
Harmon Brewing Co.
Gig Harbor Brewing Co.
Fox Island Brewing
Fish Brewing Co.
Diamond Knot Craft Brewing
Cash Brewing Co.
Bent Bine Brewing Co.
7 Seas Brewing Co.
192 Brewing Co.

Special Guest Pours:
Tilted Tree Hard Cider