Bier Fest

Busch Gardens Tampa news at CitySurfing Orlando.

Raise your glass to toast to end of summer and enjoy a variety of beers from across the globe, including your favorite local breweries on Saturdays and Sundays from Aug. 25 through Sept. 16, plus the extended Labor Day Weekend. This four-weekend festival will feature a great selection of worldly brews, festive cuisine and live music. It’s included with park admission.

Bier Fest

Busch Gardens Tampa news at CitySurfing Orlando.

Raise your glass to toast to end of summer and enjoy a variety of beers from across the globe, including your favorite local breweries on Saturdays and Sundays from Aug. 25 through Sept. 16, plus the extended Labor Day Weekend. This four-weekend festival will feature a great selection of worldly brews, festive cuisine and live music. It’s included with park admission.

Bier Fest

Busch Gardens Tampa news at CitySurfing Orlando.

Raise your glass to toast to end of summer and enjoy a variety of beers from across the globe, including your favorite local breweries on Saturdays and Sundays from Aug. 25 through Sept. 16, plus the extended Labor Day Weekend. This four-weekend festival will feature a great selection of worldly brews, festive cuisine and live music. It’s included with park admission.

Bier Fest

Busch Gardens Tampa news at CitySurfing Orlando.

Raise your glass to toast to end of summer and enjoy a variety of beers from across the globe, including your favorite local breweries on Saturdays and Sundays from Aug. 25 through Sept. 16, plus the extended Labor Day Weekend. This four-weekend festival will feature a great selection of worldly brews, festive cuisine and live music. It’s included with park admission.

Celebrate National Beer Day 2018 with these Central Florida Events and Breweries

National Beer Day is tomorrow, April 7, and there are a variety of events and local breweries to enjoy a brew or two.  Here are CitySurfing Orlando's picks for celebrating this historical American day.

National Beer Day is tomorrow, April 7, and there are a variety of events and local breweries to enjoy a brew or two (or more).

This date was designated National Beer Day because on his day in 1933, President Franklin Roosevelt took the first step toward ending Prohibition and signed a law that allowed people to brew and sell beer as long as it remained below 4.0% alcohol by volume (ABV). Despite the low ABV, Americans were thrilled to be able to purchase beer for the first time in thirteen years.

Here are CitySurfing Orlando’s picks for celebrating this historical American day:

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Deadly Sins Brewing Grand Opens in Winter Park Oct 15

Deadly Sins Brewing Grand Opens in Winter Park Oct 15

Central Florida’s craft beer scene will celebrate when Deadly Sins Brewing holds their grand opening event in Winter Park on October 15.

The brewery’s journey began twelve months ago, when owners Tom Adams and Ana Barrientos were discussing their future. Tom had been homebrewing on and off for 15 years, a hobby that saw a renaissance when he met Ana.

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Orlando Dining News Round-Up June 10, 2016: The COOP, Oblivion Taproom, Maddey’s Craft & Cru

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up, chef’s dinners, new menus, new openings, charity events, and a closing. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

Chef James Petrakis of Cask & Larder will join Chef John Rivers for cooking demo and tasting at his restaurant, The COOP, on June 29

Special guest Chef James Petrakis of Cask & Larder will join Chef John Rivers for cooking demo and tasting at his Winter Park restaurant, The COOP, on June 29. The event is free, and starts at 6:30pm (though I recommend arriving early). Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

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Alabama and Foreigner Play Bands, Brews & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando Feb 27-28 #BandsBrewBBQ

Bands, Brews & BBQ, SeaWorld Orlando‘s annual BBQ, beer and music festival, kicks off its third weekend February 27 and 28, with headliners Alabama and Foreigner.

SeaWorld Orlando Bands, Brews & BBQ - Alabama - Foreigner

Country legends Alabama take the stage on Saturday, with rock legend Foreigner gracing the fest on Sunday. Both concerts begin at 4pm, and are included with park admission.

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Scotty McCreery and Dennis DeYoung Play Bands, Brews & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando Feb 20-21 #BandsBrewBBQ

Bands, Brews & BBQ, SeaWorld Orlando‘s annual BBQ, beer and music festival, kicks off week two, February 20 and 21, with headliners Scotty McCreery and Dennis DeYoung.

SeaWorld Orlando Bands, Brews & BBQ - Scotty McCreery - Dennis DeYoung

Country superstar Scotty McCreery takes the stage on Saturday, with rock legend Dennis DeYoung (formerly of STYX) gracing the fest on Sunday. Both concerts begin at 4pm, and are included with park admission.

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Bands, Brews & BBQ Kicks Off with Smash Mouth and Gladys Knight at SeaWorld Orlando

Bands, Brews & BBQ, SeaWorld Orlando‘s annual BBQ, beer and music festival, kicks off February 12 and 13, with headliners Smash Mouth and Gladys Knight.

Bands, Brews & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando with Smash Mouth and Gladys Knight

Grammy-nominated pop rock band Smash Mouth takes the stage on Saturday, with R&B legend Gladys Knight gracing the fest on Sunday. Both concerts begin at 4pm, and are included with park admission.

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Wreckers Sports Bar at Gaylord Palms Hosts Funky Buddha Beer Pairing Dinner Aug 21

The chefs at Wreckers Sports Bar at the Gaylord Palms have teamed up with the brew masters at Funky Buddha Brewery to craft a one-of-a kind seasonal dining experience on August 21.

Wreckers Sports Bar at the Gaylord Palms

Indulge in a locally-sourced five course menu – including a “mystery course” – perfectly paired with a selection of beers from Funky Buddha.

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House of Blues Hosts Local Brews Local Grooves June 13, 2015

The House of Blues Orlando will host Local Brews Local Grooves, a craft beer event, on Saturday, June 13.

House of Blues Orlando Local Brews Local GroovesThe following breweries will be representing with samples of their local brews, with more to be announced:

  • Bold City Brewery: Jacksonville, FL
  • Brew Hub: Lakeland, FL
  • Darwin Brewing Co: Bradenton, FL
  • Dogfish Head Brewery: Milton, DE
  • Florida Avenue Brewing Co: Tampa, FL
  • Wops Hops Brewing Company: Sanford, FL

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Bill Engvall and Alan Jackson Headline Bands, Brew & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando March 28-29, 2015

For the final weekend of this year’s Bands, Brew & BBQ event, SeaWorld Orlando has comedian Bill Engvall on Saturday, March 28, and country legend Alan Jackson on Sunday, March 29, serving up the entertainment.

Bill Engvall and Alan Jackson Headline Bands, Brew & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando

Bands, Brew & BBQ features live concerts from top classic rock and country bands and artists, the tastiest BBQ from Central Florida’s top local smokehouses, plus SeaWorld’s own Sweet & Smokin’ Barbecue. This event is presented in partnership with USO of Central Florida, an organization that has been lifting the spirits of America’s troops and their families over 70 years.

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