Beer Events and Festivals in Asheville NC


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Summer Cooler Beer Fest

The Garage at Biltmore
828-505-2663
July 20th, 2008
3 – 7 pm
General Admission: $35

July 2008 marked the first annual Summer Cooler Beer Fest-Asheville, North Carolina, at The Garage at Biltmore! $35 includes a commemorative 16 oz. pint glass, beer samples from seven local microbrewers, BBQ by Luella’s, and live music with Woody Wood and Empty Slate. Brewers: Pisgah Organic, French Broad, Green Man, Appalachian Craft Brewers, Asheville Brewing Company, Highland, and Foothills. A Portion of the proceeds will be donated to: Clean Water for North Carolina. Save Water. Drink Beer.

Brewgrass Festival


Brewgrass Festival

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Park
Downtown Asheville
September 20th, 2008
Noon - 7pm
General Admission: $30, Designated Driver: $15, Children under 7: Free

Each year in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina, over 30 American breweries gather to showcase more than 100 different beers. Brewgrass also features a lineup of national and regional bluegrass musicians that, in the past, has included such notables as Jimmy Martin, J.D. Crowe, The Osborne Brothers, Norman Blake, Tony Trischka, Bad Livers, Valerie Smith, Tony Furtado, Yonder Mountain String Band, and Sons of Ralph. Put all these things together and you have the ingredients for the perfect beer day.

Thirsty Thursdays at Asheville Tourists Home Games


The Asheville Tourists Baseball

Tourists Schedule
Our Asheville Tourists Page
7:05 pm, Thursdays Nights During Tourists Home Games
McCormick Field
Downtown Asheville
Tourists tickets range from $7.00 - 46.35.

Thursday nights at old McCormick Field aren’t really about baseball at the Asheville Tourists games; they are about cheap beer and hanging out with your buds. Get $1 beers and soft drinks all night long! Presented by Wild Wing Cafe, Rock 104.9 and Star 104. The Asheville Tourists have been celebrating Thirsty Thursday since 1980 with an average of 13 Thirsty Thursday games each season.

Winter Warmer Beer Fest


Winter Warmer Beer Fest

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The Garage at Biltmore
2009 Dates: TDA, planned for the mid to late January, 2009
Tickets are $35 and include a souvenir mug, beer samples, & BBQ by Luella's

Asheville Brews Cruise, French Broad Brewing Co. and The Garage at Biltmore are co-hosting a winter beer festival. The first annual festival was held in 2008 on January 19. The 2009 festival will also be held at The Garage at Biltmore (next door to French Broad Brewing Co.) from 3:00 - 7:00pm.


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