June 14, 2011 For Immediate Release

The Washington Beer Commission presents
Washington Brewers Festival
This Coming Weekend!

Kenmore, WA- The Washington Brewers Festival is returning to Saint Edward State Park this Father’s Day weekend June 17-19. With an impressive beer list featuring 54 different Washington breweries, and 64 breweries in all, this event is one of the state’s largest beer festivals. The event is open to all ages on Saturday and Sunday, allowing beer drinkers to spend Father’s Day with their whole family enjoying world class Washington beer in a beautiful park setting. In addition to the notable beer lineup which includes a wide variety of more than 200 beers, the festival offers something for everyone in the family including a Root Beer Garden, the Brewer’s Keg-Toss Contest, live music, and a variety of kid’s activities. New for this year’s festival include an expanded wine and cider sampling area, a picnic area with more food variety and seating and an improved off-site FREE shuttle service, thanks to BECU, that gets you to the event site in 10 minutes or less. All of the details are available at www.washingtonbeer.com

2011 Washington Brewers Festival
When
Friday, June 17, 4-9pm- 21 and over only
Saturday, June 19, 11am-9pm- All ages
Sunday, June 20, 11am-6pm- All ages
Where Saint Edward State Park
14445 Juanita Dr. NE Kenmore, WA 98028
Admission Friday- $15 advance tickets/ at the door (a tasting cup and 4 tasting tokens)
Saturday & Sunday- $20 advance tickets/ $25 at the door (a tasting cup and 6 tokens)
Advanced tickets can be bought from select ticket outlets listed online at: www.washingtonbeer.com

Designated Drivers- admission is $8 and available at the gate only. This includes complimentary water, root beer, and entertainment.
Under 21- admitted free on Saturday and Sunday (must be accompanied by a parent)

Beers The Festival is a celebration of world class beer brewed here in Washington, offering a great variety of craft beer including many NW style hoppy beers, refreshing summer seasonal beers, and limited quantity special brews. Friday is a Washington Beer-exclusive event and select Washington breweries will be open (34 breweries) with many Friday-only offerings. Saturday and Sunday will feature a full brewery lineup with more than 200 beers on tap.

Thanks to our Beer Sponsor – Tap House Grill!Brewers Here’s a chance for the brewers to show off their muscles and keg-Keg Toss skills they developed from years of hard work. Each contestant will toss an empty

Contest pony keg toward three kiddy pools full of water and points will be awarded for landing the keg in the pools. Be there and find out who will claim the title of Keg Toss Champion!

For Kids The Festival offers many activities for the young ones including bouncy toys and a kids’ craft tent where they can make Father’s day gifts. There will also be a Root Beer Garden serving premium craft root beer brewed by local breweries.