The event will feature more than 20 breweries from around Western North Carolina and the Southeast, including Altamont, BearWaters, Catawba Valley, Frog Level, Heinzelmannchen, Highland, Hi-Wire, Nantahala, Oskar Blues, Samuel Adams, Southern Appalachian, SweetWater, Tipping Point and Wicked Weed, among others. Live music will be provided by ‘Round The Fire, The Get Right Band and Smoke Rise.
The festival is put on by BearWaters Brewing. It is also sponsored by American Legion Waynesville Post 47, Haywood County Tourism Development Authority, The Smoky Mountain News, Three Sheets Design, and The Mountaineer. Tickets are $35 per person and can be purchased online or at BearWaters Brewing in Waynesville. The event is for ages 21 and older.