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A New Craft Beer Festival

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2-5 pm, Peg Bond Center

(1 pm early entry for VIP ticket holders)

Cheers - it's finally here! If you love sampling good beer, gather your friends for Pints by the Pond, Batavia's new outdoor craft beer festival! Along with tasty food trucks and wonderful local entertainment, you'll sample unique beers from more than a dozen of your favorite local breweries. Tickets will be sold for three hours of beer tastings, or score VIP tickets for an additional hour of suds and swag! No one under 21 will be permitted.

Tickets include entry to the fest, plus 20 3-oz samples from attending breweries, and a commemorative beer glass. VIP tickets include 1-hour early entry and will be sold only while supplies last. A Designated Driver ticket includes entry and unlimited water/soda.


Ticket Prices*

$45 Online /preregistration

$60 VIP ticket (early start at 1 pm)

$10 Designated Driver

*Service fees will apply.

These 15 local breweries are ready to serve you some outstanding beer! Check out the amazing brews, ales and ciders offered!

AROUND THE BEND: Vera Pistachio Cream Ale, Key Lime Pie Pastry Sour, Ghost of 'lectricity - Kolsch
PENROSE BREWING CO: Taproom IPA - American IPA with Chinook Hops and Lemon Seltz-Up - Hard Seltzer with Lemon Puree
GOLDEN FOX BREWING: Summer's Horizon - Kolsch and Rhiannon's Red - Irish Red Ale
2 FOOLS CIDER: Apple Sauced and Pumpkin Spiced
SEW HOP'D: Hey Hey Hazy - DDH IPA, Kolsch Call - Kolsch style, and Sew Hop'd Oktoberfest
RIVERLANDS BREWERY: Kamoho - Imperial Stout and Dragon Soul Bond - Hazy DDH DIPA
ENERGY CITY: Pineapple Banana Cream Pie (heavily fruited Berliner Weisse), Peanut Butter Cup Stout, Aloha Sunrise Sorbet IPA (fruited IPA)
SKELETON KEY: Friends Don't Lie - APA and Cold Fresh Joy - Helles-Style Lager
OBSCURITY BREWING: Prostoberfest and Fluffy Puppet - NEIPA
ART HISTORY: Catch the Sun (German Hefeweizen) and Good Morning Munich (Helles Lager)
BROTHER CHIMP BREWING: Smile - Brown Ale and Collab w/Sturdy Shelter - Mango/Pineapple Kettle Sour
STURDY SHELTER: Collab w/Brother Chimp Brewing - Mango/Pineapple Kettle Sour
BBGB: The Legend of Royboy - New England IPA, and Saison Marilyn - French Saison
93 OCTANE: Turbo Coffee Porter and 4x4 DDH Double IPA
BUBBLEHOUSE BREWING: Big Hands, Tiny Feet -- Session Rye IPA,Smoky Poofs -- Smoked Rye Porter, and Livin' on a Prairie -- American Wheat

Flynn D City and Gindo's Spice of Life will be selling great food to accompany your brews!

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Attendees and ticket purchasers must be 21 years or older and present a valid, state-issued ID card at the time of check-in. Children are not permitted. Last call is at 4:30 pm and the last pour is at 4:45 pm. No pets allowed. Rain location: Batavia Civic Center, 327 W. Wilson Street.

Thank you to our VIP Presenting Sponsor

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Thank also to our Hops Sponsors DePAW Canine Campus and Black Cactus Print House!