Pelicans host Augtoberfest beer tasting event on August 17

Special package includes game ticket, beer tasting, souvenir tasting mug

By Scott Kornberg / Myrtle Beach Pelicans | August 9, 2018 11:00 AM

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (August 9, 2018) - The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are partnering with Better Brands and Samuel Adams to host Augtoberfest on Friday, August 17 at TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The event will take place in conjunction with the Pelicans' 7:05 p.m. game against the Buies Creek Astros. For just $30, fans receive a ticket to the ballgame, exclusive access to the beer tasting session from 6-8 p.m. and a souvenir tasting mug.

The beer tasting event features a variety of 24 beers and ciders including Stone Fear Movie Lion, Funky Buddha Key Lime Tart, Southern Tier Pumking and DuClaw Sweet Baby Java. A complete list is available here.

To help celebrate Augtoberfest, the Pelicans are also hosting a pregame on-field Cornhole Tournament courtesy Coastal Tailgating. The grand prize for the 32-team tournament is a set of Pelicans cornhole boards and bags from Coastal Tailgating. There is no fee to play in the tournament; however, access is limited to those fans who purchase the Augtoberfest ticket package. Fans can sign up for the tournament online when they purchase the ticket package.

The special night also features several games and contests, including a brat-eating competition and steinholding competition. Tickets are available on MyrtleBeachPelicans.com/tickets, or by calling the Pelicans' Box Office at (843) 918-6000.

Augtoberfest doubles as a Beer, Brats and Baseball presented by WMBF and Lowes Foods, with $2 craft drafts from 6-8 p.m. and buy-one, get-one-free Lowes Foods sausages all night long. In addition, on a First Responder Friday presented by 707 Indoor Shooting Range and Goldfinch Winslow Attorneys and Counselors at Law all first responders receive half-price tickets at the Pelicans' Box Office.

The 2018 season is the 20th season for the Pelicans franchise and fourth as the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. For tickets visit MyrtleBeachPelicans.com/tickets, call (843) 918-6000, or visit the Pelicans Box Office.

ABOUT THE PELICANS: The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs and play their home games at TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Since being acquired by a group led by Chuck Greenberg during the 2006 season, the Pelicans have repeatedly set team attendance records and become known as one of Minor League Baseball's most innovative and creative franchises. The team and its employees have been dedicated to making a difference in the Myrtle Beach community, specifically giving back over $2 million in donations, fundraising proceeds, in-kind services and community service since launching the Pelicans Play It Forward Community Initiative in 2013. TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark has ranked in the top eight in all of Minor League Baseball by Stadium Journey in six of the last seven seasons. The same publication also placed the Pelicans in the Top 100 Stadium Experiences and the best in the Carolina League for six of the past seven seasons. In June 2017, the Pelicans won the 2017 TripAdvisor.com Certificate of Excellence award. On the field, the team has won four Mills Cup Championships, including claims to back-to-back titles in 1999 and 2000, and again in 2015 and 2016. The Pelicans have made 11 postseason appearances behind 13 half-season Southern Division championships, including the first half of the 2015 season, second half of 2016 and first half of 2017. For more information on the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, please contact the Pelicans at (843) 918-6000 or email Info@MyrtleBeachPelicans.com.

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