Beer Festival Leads Buffet Area Highlights

Rib Fest, Mother's Day Round Out Specialty Nights

Beer Fest leads the pack of fantastic specialty nights at the Fightin Phils Buffet Areas this summer.

By Reading Fightin Phils | March 4, 2013 6:52 AM ET

(Reading, Pa.)---Across all 71 regular season home games, the Reading Fightin Phils buffet areas offer a handful of specialty nights, catered to fans of a variety of interests. 

New for 2013, the Reading Fightin Phils 10th Annual Beer Tasting Festival will now be held at Bunbino's Tailgate at the Coors Light Deck in left field. On five dates this season, the festival will feature some of the most popular craft beers hailing from Berks County and its surrounding areas. Each festival is presented by All Star Distributing. Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance for the five dates.

Saturday, April 13: $25 - ORDER TICKETS

Friday, May 17: $27 - ORDER TICKETS

Thursday, June 13: $27- ORDER TICKETS

Tuesday, July 2: $27 - ORDER TICKETS

Thursday, August 29: $27 - ORDER TICKETS

Tickets for each Beer Tasting Festival features a 2 ½ hour all-you-can-eat buffet that includes barbecued chicken, hot dogs, hamburgers, baked beans, potato salad, chips, tortilla chips, cookies, and the largest hot dog and nachos topping bar in minor league baseball.  The beer tasting will last for two hours.

Stoudt's Brewery, Evil Genius, Curious Traveler, Sam Adams, Lancaster Brewing, Woodchuck, Mike's Lemonade, and additional brewing companies will take part in the five-game event.

No one under 21 will be admitted to Bunbino's Tailgate at the Coors Light Deck during the five events.

In addition to the Beer Tasting Festival, the Fairgrounds Square Mall 67 Club will play host to Rib Fest on April 13 and May 20. Both nights include a 2 ½ hour all-you-can-eat buffet consisting of three different flavors of ribs, hot dogs, macaroni & cheese, potato salad, and baked beans.    

Tickets for both Rib Fests are filling up so fans are encouraged to book their outings as soon as possible.

Saturday, April 13: $20 - ORDER TICKETS

Monday, May 20: $20 - ORDER TICKETS

On Sunday, May 12, the Fightin Phils will celebrate Mother's Day in the 67 Club with discounted holiday price of $20 per person. The afternoon includes a 2 ½ hour all-you-can-eat-buffet of barbecued chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, macaroni & cheese, corn, pasta salad, potato salad, chips, fruit, cookies, and Pepsi products.  

Sunday, May 12: $20- ORDER TICKETS

There is no minimum amount of tickets to order, but for every eight tickets purchased by a group, you will receive a reserved table for the duration of your outing. 

The Fightin Phils will kick off their home schedule on Friday, April 12 at FirstEnergy Stadium when the team takes on the Erie SeaWolves. Savage 61 Fightins VIP Club plans, group outings, and single game tickets for 2013 can be purchased online at, by phone at 610-370-BALL, or by visiting the FirstEnergy Stadium Ticket Office. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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