(AKRON, OHIO) August 9, 2017 - The Festival of Beers at Canal Park is scheduled for Saturday, August 19 from 4-7 p.m. The list includes more than 40 different breweries, more than 100 beers, including an Ohio-based section with more than 40 different beers.
Along with admission to the 2017 Festival of Beers at Canal Park, tickets include a commemorative sampling glass and 25 sample tickets. In addition, patrons will enjoy live music and food options will be available throughout the stadium's concession stands. There will also be pretzel necklaces available for the beerfest experts for a small donation to Akron Children's Hospital.
Tickets for the three-hour event are $30 in advance, and $35 at the gates the day of the event. There's also a VIP package for $50 available, which includes first-access to the beers at 3:30 p.m. and all-you-can-eat food option.
A designated driver ticket is available for $20, which will include a hot dog, chips, unlimited fountain drinks, and a goody bag. The designated driver ticket is not available through online purchasing, only at the box office or by phone.
There are three ways for fans to purchase tickets: in-person at the Canal Park box office during normal business hours (10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday), by calling the Akron RubberDucks box office at 330-253-5153, or online at www.akronrubberducks.com.
97.5 WONE is the official media partner of the 2017 Ballpark Festival of Beers and will provide information and updates. A complete list of participating breweries and available beers will be announced closer to the Aug. 19 event.
The Akron RubberDucks are the Double-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians and defending Eastern League champions. The 2017 season is the franchise's 21st since moving to Akron and the franchise's 20th year at Canal Park. For more information about the team, please visit www.akronrubberducks.com, Facebook page www.facebook.com/AkronRubberDucks, Twitter feed @AkronRubberDuck, and Instagram at @akronrubberducks.
2017 Ballpark Festival of Beers
What: More than 100 beers from all over America, including an exclusive Ohio 40+beer section (a complete list will be announced closer to the Aug. 19 event)
When: Saturday, August 19 from 4-7 p.m.
Where: Canal Park, 300 S. Main St., Akron, Ohio, 44308
Tickets: $30 in advance; $35 at the gate. VIP Package for $50. Available on www.akronrubberducks.com, at the Canal Park Box Office or by calling 330-253-5153. Designated Driver tickets ($20) are not available online.
Tickets Include: Admission to the Ballpark Festival of Beers, Commemorative Sampling Glass, 25 sample tickets
Food Options will be Available
Live Band: TBA