Pro Football Hall of Fame & Hop Culture to Host Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, May 9

Pro Football Hall of Fame & Hop Culture to Host Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, May 9

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The Pro Football Hall of Fame and Hop Culture Magazine will host the Second Annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Craft Beer Festival with beer tastings, food trucks and music on Saturday, May 9, 2020 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. The festival, which attracted a huge crowd in its inaugural year, will again highlight craft beer from nearly 60 of the nation’s top breweries including one from each National Football League market and select local and national breweries to round out the lineup.

Three ticket levels to the Craft Beer Festival will be available:

  • General Admission ($60) – includes a taster glass and unlimited tastings from nearly 60 breweries
  • VIP ($80) – includes access to the VIP Area Presented by Fishers Foods, early access to the Festival beginning at 4 p.m., a taster glass, unlimited tastings from nearly 60 breweries, light food, and the opportunity to interact with a Gold Jacket (a term used to reference living members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame)
  • Designated Driver ($20) – includes admission to the event and a meal voucher for the food trucks on site

Tickets go on sale Friday, March 6 at 10 a.m. ET. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit: www.profootballhof.com/Beerfest/

A sampling of breweries participating, include:

  • Barebottle Brewing Co. (San Francisco, Calif.)
  • Brouwerij West (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Courtyard Brewery (New Orleans, La.)
  • Crooked Pecker Brewing Company (Chagrin Falls, Ohio)
  • Dancing Gnome Brewery (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
  • Deciduous Brewing Company (Newmarket, N.H.)
  • Hoof Hearted Brewing (Marengo, Ohio)
  • Kings County Brewers Collective (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
  • Magic City Brewing Co. (Akron, Ohio)
  • Missing Mountain Brewing Co. (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio)
  • Royal Docks Brewing Co. (Canton, Ohio)
  • Southern Grist Brewing Co. (Nashville, Tenn.)
  • The Answer (Richmond, Va.)
  • Trillium Brewing Company (Boston, Mass.)
  • Tripping Animals Brewing (Miami, Fla.)

The complete beer list will be released closer to the event as many breweries will feature limited releases and special brews for the Second Annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Craft Beer Festival. The beers will be poured by a representative from each brewery. All attendees of the festival must be at least 21 years of age with a valid ID.

A few of the food trucks participating, include:

  • Barrio Tacos
  • Cocky’s Bagels
  • Pierogi Joe’s
  • The Slop Truck
  • Bahler Street Pizza

Thom Lessner, Hoof Hearted Brewing artist, will DJ the event and play an all-vinyl set with tracks from the golden era of hip-hop, ‘80s & ‘90s dance jams, and beyond.  

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