SeaWorld Orlando Craft Beer Festival Returns Starting Aug 13, 2021 .. #SeaWorldOrlando #CraftBeer

SeaWorld Orlando Craft Beer Festival

SeaWorld Orlando is closing out the summer with the return of its Craft Beer Festival, running weekends August 13 – September 12, 2021.

The Craft Beer Festival features more than 100 crafts brews, wines, seltzers, and cocktails, plus savor more than 20 expertly paired food items, all stationed around the lagoon area of the park.

Many of the breweries, including Big Storm Brewing Co., Crooked Can Brewing Co., Orange Blossom Brewing, and Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co., are Orlando and Florida based.

Guests can explore an array of food options including new festival fare like Beer Battered Popcorn Rock Shrimp paired with Kraft Heinz™ Four Pepper Ranch, Stout Glazed Tuna Lollipop with Daikon & Wakami Slaw & Wasabi Aioli, Smoked Brisket Kraft Heinz™ Creamy White Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese, and Beer & Cheese Stuffed Beef Sliders with Pickled Mayo and Ale BBQ Sauce.

There are even vegan and vegetarian offerings like Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites, plus gluten-free options.

For the best value in tasting a variety of food and drink offerings, guests can purchase a Craft Beer Fest Sampler Lanyard, starting at only $50. Pass Members get an exclusive offer: 15 items for the same price as a 12-item Sampler (that’s 3 bonus samples)

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SeaWorld Orlando Craft Beer

New for 2021 is the Craft Beer Festival Dinner Series. Featuring seventeen favorite Florida local and national breweries and distilleries, attendees will enjoy a welcome reception with specialty craft beverages and small bites, followed by a signature four-course dinner complemented with brewery-selected beers and spirits. It all takes place in the private Reef Room of Sharks Underwater Grill, where featured brewers will also give a “beer talk” and interact with attendees throughout the evening.

Cost is $109.99 per person in addition to park admission, and all guests must be 21+ to attend.

Here is the schedule:

  • Saturday, August 14 … Funky Buddha, Oakland Park, FL
  • Sunday, August 15 … Big Storm Brewing Co., Orlando, FL
  • Friday, August 20 … Crooked Can Brewing Co., Winter Garden, FL
  • Saturday, August 21 … Orange Blossom Brewing, Orlando, FL
  • Sunday, August 22 … Wicked Weed Brewing, Asheville, NC
  • Friday, August 27 … Sam Adams, Boston, MA
  • Saturday, August 28 … Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co., Orlando, FL
  • Sunday, August 29 … South Beach Brewing Co., Miami, FL
  • Friday, September 3 … JDub’s Brewing Co., Orlando, FL
  • Saturday, September 4 … Persimmon Hollow Brewing, Orlando, FL
  • Sunday, September 5 … Alcatraz Brewing, Lakeland, FL
  • Friday, September 10 … Sierra Nevada Brewing, Chico, CA
  • Saturday, September 11 … Elysian Brewing, Seattle, WA
  • Sunday, September 12 … Signature Series: Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Versailles, KY

Bonus Post-Festival Dates:

  • Friday, September 17 … Cigar City Brewing, Tampa, FL
  • Saturday, September 18 … Signature Series: Yuengling featuring Sheryl Yuengling, Pottsville, PA
  • Sunday, September 19 … Signature Series: Jack Daniel’s Family, Lynchburg, TN

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Park admission is required, and now through August 15, SeaWorld is offering a BOGO 50% Off Sale! Guests can buy one, get one 50% off on single- or multi-day tickets.

For more information, or to purchase admission, lanyards, or Dinner Series tickets, visit seaworld.com/orlando.

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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