The Atlantic City Beer Festival

Atlantic City Beer Festival

Whether its Budweiser or Unibroue you lay your loyalties with, one thing’s for sure: Beer is good. The abundance of beer festivals around the world attests to the commonly held belief that beer is the best of alcoholic beverages. Beer festivals have been staples to brewers’ cultures since the early 19th Century, and remain integral means of entertainment and education for beer enthusiasts everywhere. You never have to look far for a festival, for there are many. If you’ll be at Bluegreeen at Atlantic Palace this spring, don’t miss out on attending the Atlantic City Beer Festival.

On April 4tht and 5th, 2014, New Jersey will host the 9th annual Atlantic City Beer Festival. Sentimentally named “the celebration of suds,” this is one of Atlantic City’s most anticipated events. Over 75 brewers and breweries from around the world attend the festival. The bounty of brewers includes domestic and international greats such as Hop City Brewing Co., Bolero Snort Brewery, 21st Amendment Brewery, Clown Shoes and Goose Island.

The Atlantic City Beer Festival will be held at the Atlantic City Convention Center, only about a mile away from the resort, Bluegreen at Atlantic Palace. So, grab a cab and head on over to one of the three different sessions.

Session #1
Friday April 4th
7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Session #2
Saturday April 5th
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Session #3
Saturday April 5th
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Once you enter this Atlantic City Beer Festival, sample the suds! As you stroll down the aisles of concession stands and tents, you will be subject to some of the oldest breweries in the world, as well as the up-and-comers who are eager to please and quick to give you a sample. If you feel the need to fill your stomach with a bit more sustenance, sample some of the foods. Atlantic City Beer Festival vendors don’t just include breweries. With a beer in one hand and a brat in the other, stroll around and people watch. Some festival-goers show their excitement with elaborate costumes and shiny hats. Celebration takes shape in many forms.

The attendees are not the only form of entertainment, though. The Atlantic City Beer Festival lines up speakers, entertainers and live bands to keep the 17,000 enthusiasts happy. With a setup like this, how could you resist a visit during your vacation?

This beer festival is sure to please the best of the beer snobs. We recommending checking it out if you’re taking a vacation to Atlantic City this spring.