This year it’s actually the third year for the popular annual festival at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena.
Jacksonville Craft and Import Beer Festival is a one day event taking place on Friday May 20, 2011. At the 2011 Jacksonville Craft and Import Beer Festival beer enthusiast has the opportunity to sample over over 200 beers from 35 different breweries.
In addition, several local restaurants serve great food to pair with beer. Several different live music acts will keep you entertained and your feet taping. This event will also be hosting a silent auction and other prize give-aways with proceeds going to the Southside Businessmen’s Club Charities, Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, Jacksonville USO, and No More Homeless Pets. This festival allows you to not only sample some of the absolute best beers in the world, but also learn more about them. You will get an inside look at the industry and be put on the short track to becoming a beer aficionado.
The festival is a one day event, Friday May 20th at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. VIP starts at 6pm and general admission starts at 7pm, going until 10pm.