Do you love craft beer? Want to get a taste of what Charleston's local breweries have to offer? Then you're going to want a ticket to this year's Brews and Chews Craft Beer Festival, happening July 26th.
Held each summer at the beautiful Wild Dunes Resort on Isle of Palms, the Brews and Chews event is one that's grown in size and popularity each year.
This fun festival features local, regional and national craft beers alongside a multitude of gourmet food pairings. Enjoy getting your fill of good beer and great food by sampling your way through everything offered at the festival: it's all included in the price of Brews and Chews Festival admission.
Island Brews and Chews Craft Beer Festival also features party games like cornhole — Photo courtesy of Wild Dunes Resort
Thankfully, the Island Brews and Chews Craft Beer Festival is open both to Wild Dunes Resort guests and the general public.
Festival attendees get the opportunity to sample their way through a variety of beer offerings from such local breweries as Westbrook, Palmetto, Holy City, Freehouse, Coast, Frothy Beard and more.
There will be much more than just beer and food samples to enjoy at the this year's Island Brews and Chews Craft Beer Festival. The festival will also feature pool and lawn games such as cornhole, as well as live music throughout the event.
Wild Dunes Resort recommends "resort or casual dress" for this indoor-outdoor event, which will be held regardless of rain or shine.
Tickets for Wild Dunes Resort Club members cost $35, while all other public and resort guest tickets are sold for $40 each.
Kids under three years of age are admitted into this family-friendly festival free of charge, while tickets for children from four to 12 years old will cost just $15. Young adults aged 13 to 20 that wish to attend Brews and Chews may purchase a $25 ticket for admission and access to food samplings.
No alcohol will be served to those under the age of 21, and staff will monitor who is and is not served with the use of ID checks and different colored wristbands.
Brews and Chews is held at Wild Dunes Resort's pool — Photo courtesy of Wild Dunes Resort
For those attendees that are also Wild Dunes Resort guests, a special Beercation Package is available. This resort stay package includes overnight accommodations for two, as well as two adult tickets to the Brews and Chews Festival, starting at $374 per night.
The Island Brews and Chews Craft Beer Festival of 2015 will take place on Sunday, July 26, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Wild Dunes Palmetto Hall & Pool. Tickets can be purchased by phone or online on the Wild Dunes Resort website.
Is there a better way to celebrate local beer and food on the Lowcountry islands? We think not.