C-Ville Chosen as Site for 2017 Brewers Fest

(Virginia craft beer enthusiasts will move to Charlottesville in 2017 to attend the Virginia Craft Brewers Fest)

(Virginia craft beer enthusiasts will move to Charlottesville in 2017 to attend the Virginia Craft Brewers Fest)

The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild announced the 6th Annual Virginia Craft Brewers Fest will be Saturday, August 19, 2017 at its new home at the IX Art Park in Charlottesville, VA.

Located on 17 acres, IX Art Park is just four blocks from the downtown mall and walking distance to hotels. It is serviced by three local bus transit routes, offers plenty of free parking and is easily accessible. Camping and shuttle services will also be available to brewers and enthusiasts.

Since the request for proposal process produced such fantastic choices across the Commonwealth, the VCBG has been inspired to develop additional regional Festivals in Norfolk, Northern Virginia, Richmond and Virginia Beach over the next 18 months. All of this is to make a substantial investment in raising public awareness about quality Virginia craft beer.

The VCBG Leadership Council is committed to growing the VA Craft Brewers Fest as the largest independent Virginia craft beer festival in the Commonwealth. The solicitation and selection process took nearly five months but resulted in a terrific new partnership and venue with at least six additional sites for smaller regional festivals for the Guild to develop. The 6th Annual Virginia Craft Brewers Fest is going to build upon its great legacy, so mark your calendars. Registration information will be available soon.

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