3rd Annual Bakersfield Craft Beer Festival Comes to CSUB

The 3rd Annual Bakersfield Craft Beer Festival will be held from noon to 5:00 p.m. on May 23rd at the California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) Amphitheatre. The Craft Beer Festival was created by Imbibe Wine & Spirits Merchant and Moo Creamery. The Craft Beer Festival will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Benefit Bakersfield Foundation, a nonprofit organization that donates to Kern County-based organizations focused on providing child and family services, and the CSUB Alumni Association, which provides local graduates opportunities for mentorship and leadership in Kern County and beyond.

“The CSUB Alumni Association is very grateful for the vital support to our program that the Bakersfield Craft Beer Festival has provided in the past,” says Sarah Hendrick, Director of the Office of Alumni Relations. “It allows us to develop meaningful programs and events that give alumni opportunities to volunteer, participate and support the advancement of CSUB. Our goal is to motivate all CSUB alumni to make their affiliation with their alma mater a lifetime commitment, while promoting the educational and career excellence of all alumni and the University. We look forward to continuing our partnership with the Bakersfield Craft Beer Festival for years to come.”

The event will feature more than 40 breweries and there will be over 100 beers to sample. Food booths will be provided by: Moo Creamery; Jake’s Tex Mex; and Kan Pai.

The following breweries will be in attendance, serving samples:

Lengthwise
Anchor
Ballast Point
Coronado
Bear Republic
Deschutes
Dogfish Head
Drake’s
Green Flash
Indian Wells
Mammoth
Oskar Blues
Sierra Nevada
Crispin Cider
Stone
Lagunitas
Firestone
Tioga-Sequoia
Hangar 24
Speakeasy
New Belgium
Ninkasi
Barrelhouse
Goose Island
Golden Road
Devil’s Canyon
Heretic
Knee Deep
Moylan’s
Tap It
Wolf Creek
High Water
Black Market
St. Archer
Eureka Burger
Dust Bowl
Temblor
Figueroa Mt
Elysian
Half Moon Bay
Kern River
Kinetic
Honey Wagon 

VIP tickets are available for $100 for individuals or $750 for a table of eight. VIP tickets provide guests early admission at noon, a $10 complimentary food voucher, an event t-shirt and a shaded tent with misters. General admission tickets cost $55 and include festival entrance at 1:00 p.m., a souvenir glass and free tastings for the event.

 For more information about the event or to purchase tickets, visit www.bakersfieldcraftbeerfestival.com or email holly@imbibewine.com.

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