Inaugural event will feature many local breweries and music
Hartford, Conn- The Hartford Yard Goats Baseball Club, the Double-A Eastern League Affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, will host the first ever Brew Fest at Dunkin' Donuts Park on Saturday, October 21st, produced in conjunction with The Ferris Group. The G.O.A.T. "Greatest of All Time" Brew Fest will take place from 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM with music by The Bus Drivers. Tickets are $40 for General Admission, $75 for VIG (Very Important Goats) and $20 for Designated Drivers.
Proceeds from the G.O.A.T. Brew Fest will benefit the Yard Goats Foundation, which is a Connecticut based non-profit organization dedicated to providing social, educational and scholarship opportunities for the youth in our surrounding communities in connection with the activities of the Hartford Yard Goats Baseball Club. Tickets are available for purchase by calling 860-246-GOAT (4628), by visiting online at www.yardgoatsbaseball.com, or in person at the Click It or Ticket Box Office at Dunkin' Donuts Park. All guests must be 21 years or older to attend this event.
Beer sampling will take place from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM with a general admission ticket, which also includes a collectable sample mug. Designated drivers have access to unlimited water. Guests that purchase a VIG ticket will be allowed early entry to Dunkin' Donuts Park at noon. In addition, all VIG ticket holders will also have access to the dugouts & warning track - a rare and coveted experience - to hang and listen to the band. A limited number of VIG tickets will be sold.
Breweries who signed up early include Ballast Point Brewing Co., Goose Island, Jack's Abby Craft Lagers, Long Trail, Shebeen Brewing Company and These Guys Brewing Company with more expected to join the roster. Interested beer and cider brewers can register by visiting: www.yardgoatsbaseball.com/brewfest.
The Yard Goats have only 10 remaining home games at Dunkin' Donuts Park this season and the next homestand will begin on Friday, August 18th (7:05 PM) against the Reading Fightin' Phils. The team's 2018 scheduled was released last week; Season Tickets and hospitality are now on sale for the 2018 season. Fans can purchase 2018 Yard Goats season tickets by calling 860-246-GOAT (4628), by visiting online at www.yardgoatsbaseball.com, or in person at the Click It or Ticket Box Office at Dunkin' Donuts Park.
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