Tickets are on sale for the second annual South Jersey Craft Beer, Food and Music Festival, sponsored by Cat Country 107.3 Joe & Rachel Morning Show, taking place from noon-5 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, at Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing. Tickets cost $40 at the gate and $35 online/advance through Eventbrite. Entry fee includes access to the event and samplings from 14 local breweries.
Atlantic Cape alumnus and Nashville/Mays Landing resident Derek Crider will headline the event as the live country entertainment. Other highlights include 14 breweries, food and beer pairings, crafters, a LuLaRoe vendor, a homebrew competition by Eastern Homebrew of Northfield, and much more.
Homebrew competition participants should drop off two 12-ounce bottles with $5 entry fee by May 26 to Eastern Homebrew at 331 Tilton Road in Northfield. Prizes and gift certificates will be awarded to first-, second- and third-place winners.
Participating breweries include Tomfoolery Brewing Company of Hammonton, Garden State Beer Company of Galloway, Brotherton Brewing Company of Shamong, Three 3’s Brewing Company of Hammonton, River Horse Brewing Company of Ewing, Pinelands Brewery of Tuckerton, Demented Brewing Company of Middlesex, Ironbound Hard Cider of Whitehouse Station, Cape May Brewing Company of Cape May Court House, Bucket Brigade Brewery of Cape May County, Tuckahoe Brewing Company of Egg Harbor Township, Spellbound Brewing Company of Mount Holly, Vinyl Brewing Company of Hammonton, Slack Tide Brewing Company of Cape May Court House, Little Water Distillery of Atlantic City and Tito’s Handmade Vodka.
The event is supported by APE Atlantic Power and Equipment, the Atlantic City Beard and Mustache Club, Eastern Homebrew, Farmers Insurance of Mays Landing, Tomfoolery Brewing Company, What’s On Tap, Hankin Sandman Palladino & Weintrob, Resorts Casino & Hotel and more.
Patrons will feast on items from Resorts Hotel & Casino, Brickworks Brick Oven Pizza and Smokey’s World BBQ for an additional cost.
To purchase your tickets, visit https://sjcraftbeerfestival.eventbrite.com. Attendants must be 21 to sample. Visit the festival’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SJBeerFoodMusicFest/ for updates.